The Future of Addison Russell

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If you thought that super prospect Addison Russell was the future short stop for the Chicago Cubs, you might want to hold off on that thought. Yesterday, Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein told the crowd of season ticket Continue reading

For the Love of Starlin Castro

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Starlin Castro was one of the featured names brought up by Theo Epstein when he spoke with the season ticket holders in a press conference talking about the future. When discussing the future (which includes a goal of competing for Continue reading

Epstein: We need top of rotation starter

Lester
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Today, Theo Epstein talked to Chicago Cubs season ticket holders, telling them that the goal for 2015 was to contend for the National League Central division crown. In order to do this, the Chicago Cubs have to do some serious Continue reading

Theo: It’s Time to Compete

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Today, at the annual meet and greet for the Chicago Cubs season ticket holders and the front office, Theo Epstein told a crowd of season ticket holders that the time had come to compete. Theo: ”It’s time to compete.” #Cubs Continue reading

Wrigley Field is naked and mooning the neighbors

Sure could've used a Jumbotron tonight!
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Well, they’re doing it!  With Saturday’s “groundbreaking” on the horizon, check out these pictures from The Wrigley Blog:   Brick Wall Down #WrigleyRenovation pic.twitter.com/dc0rp7ZKHo — Wrigley Blog (@WrigleyBlog) October 9, 2014 Wrigley Field down Waveland Ave. #brickless pic.twitter.com/mEPaTnKcn2 — Wrigley Continue reading

Something About John Baker

Hallelujah, all praise BABIP, baseball god of fluke hits!
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At one point tonight, someone asked about John Baker‘s pitching WAR, which was obviously very tongue-in-cheek.  Baker, of course, was the emergency pitcher in a memorable extra-innings game that would not end, and he also happened to be the game-winning Continue reading

Blast From the Past: Random Videos

Fall out
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Earlier today, still battling a persistent cough that I’ve had ever since I caught a cold a couple weeks ago, I participated in a spirit week event for my school where I had to play softball with fellow faculty against Continue reading

An NLCS With the Giants and Cardinals? Nothing New

Black Magic
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Last night the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in game four of the National League Divisional Series. They will face the San Francisco Giants in the National League Championship Series. This means, that for the fifth straight Continue reading

Bill Mueller Resigns as Cubs Hitting Coach

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Last season, two of the Chicago Cubs most important hitters in the team’s rebuilding effort Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo had amazing bounce back years. Both returned to the form they were in 2012, both looking like (and picked to Continue reading

Post Season Blues

Cubbie Bear Blues
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The National League Divisional Series winds down, and the American League Championship series waits to begin. As a fan of the Chicago Cubs, I look on with jealousy because they are where I want to be. I would glad take Continue reading