Intense Series Bring Out the Overreactors


I love sports (breaking news, I know), I love baseball, and I love baseball fans. Sports fans are passionate beyond just about any other group of people in the world. When they are upset, they will let you know in Continue reading

Joe Maddon, Jon Lester, #UmpShow, and some Cubs Notes during Rice Cube’s Road Trip

Another #UmpShow, but this ended okay, I guess.

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After a day in Wyoming that I’d rather not have spent (it’s pretty, though, just mostly desolate wasteland–slight embellishment) and a couple more in Salt Lake City past what we’d originally planned, the RiceMobile finally got over its altitude sickness Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: All Star Vacation (in Peoria)


As we discussed in an earlier blog post, five South Bend Cubs were selected for the Eastern Division team of the MWL All Star Game and I made my husband travel almost 8 hours total to attend the game with Continue reading

Adding at the Deadline Not as Simple as Just Making a Deal


As the Chicago Cubs reach the end of June and move ever closer to the non-waiver trade deadline, discussions about whether or not they should make a move to improve the team are growing stronger. There is no doubt that Continue reading

These Cubs Man… WOOW


These Chicago Cubs man, all I can say is wow. They continue to surprise me as the season goes on, they continue to win; even when the odds appear to be stacked against them. Going into the month of June, Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: All Star edition


Going into the All Star Break the South Bend Cubs would prefer a better win-loss record but they certainly can’t complain about their attendance record thus far for the 2015 season. As of Sunday June 21st, the last day of Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

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The Cubs had a four game interleague series against the Cleveland Indians: two at home and two as visitors. One was postponed due to rain so they only played one at Wrigley Field and then traveled to Cleveland to play Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: busy Father’s Day weekend at Four Winds Field

Swoop, Mick Foley & Stu

On Friday, June 19th, the South Bend Cubs set a new single game franchise record for attendance with 8.004 people. The baby Cubs are averaging 4,580 per game which is a 22% increase over last season. Unfortunately they lost that Continue reading

Something Something Starlin Castro


Remember last night when Chicago Cubs fans were livid because Starlin Castro messed up early on in an eventual blowout (or, pretty much whenever he screws up even when he does something good earlier or later)?  Well, the fun thing Continue reading

Down on the Farm: Minor League Trade Candidates Helping Cubs Maximize Returns

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As the season progresses to the end of June, it is starting to get close to trade season.  The Cubs figure to make a least a couple of moves, and will need to use their minor league surpluses to do Continue reading