Ivy’s Roundup: Cubs Having Rocky Road For Dessert

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I’m baaaack…and it feels so good! I’ve missed talking about baseball although I never really stopped. I hope you guys had a great offseason and are ready for this year and all the exciting things that the Cubs are about Continue reading

Good Sunday

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It was a good day.  I got to go to the Museum of Science and Industry and play with robots with my son.  We got some weird goo stuff to play with.  Then we watched the Cubs win because this happened. Continue reading

Saturday Night Cubs Homer Party

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In tonight’s spectacular Cubs victory, the offense finally found their spark.  Yeah, they got lucky with a mediocre starter and it’s at Coors Field, but still, you love seeing the ball smacked all over the place, plus the part where Continue reading

I Hate the What If Game

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Well, the Chicago Cubs have opened the season with a record of 1-2, which as one would expect has set some fans off with a slew of statements they deem to be true. These statements range from something like call up Continue reading

The Angels Are the Devil

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So by now you know the saga of former Cub-for-about-five-minutes-before-he-was-traded Josh Hamilton, who fessed up to a drug relapse this offseason while also rehabbing an injury.  It remains to be seen whether he will get to rejoin the Los Angeles Continue reading

South Bend Cubs Opening Day in pictures…..and one video

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I’ll discuss the “baby Cubs” roster, their top prospects and their first home stand of the 2015 season soon. But until then, here are some photos (and one video) from the South Bend Cubs Opening Day 2015.       Continue reading

The Grudge Match Between Theo Epstein and Clark the Cub

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I don’t think Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein ever played professional baseball.  I know general manager Jed Hoyer played at some point in college, but as far as I could tell Theo was just a front office Continue reading

Quantum Leap: The Kris Bryant Chronicles (A Cubs Story in Pictures)

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I have no idea who started this going, but Cubs Twitter started talking about Quantum Leap the other night.  As you may know, Quantum Leap was a very good science fiction television program some 20+ years ago starring Scott Bakula, Continue reading

Dreamcast 47: Cubs Win!

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Hey guys!  It’s Rice 1, Anno 0 for Team WSD Cubs games!  Woo! Yeah, the Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in the opening series finale, temporarily tying the series until the rainout is made up sometime later (not Continue reading

Small Sample Size or Not, Bullpen Picks Up Where They Left off

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The Chicago Cubs have only played two games this season, but the bullpen has been very impressive in their only chances. Opening night, five relievers combined to throw 4.2 innings of two hit, shut out ball in which they struck Continue reading