Cardinals Take the Cubs to School

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Thank God today is an off day. The Chicago Cubs and their fans could use one after the series sweep at the hands, bats, arms and gloves of the St. Louis Cardinals. On the year, the Cubs are 2-7 against their biggest rival and are 11.5 games behind the redbirds Continue reading Cardinals Take the Cubs to School

Bad (Donn) Roach Problem

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Today Donn Roach will make his second career start. He replaces Tsuyoshi Wada, who still has an ailing shoulder. It appears like this will be a spot start as Wada might be able to avoid a stint on the DL. The Cubs did not lose much in the all important Continue reading Bad (Donn) Roach Problem

Intense Series Bring Out the Overreactors

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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 as many words as they feel are needed, and tend Continue reading Intense Series Bring Out the Overreactors

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 while lightening the RiceWallet, and we’ll be on our way Continue reading Joe Maddon, Jon Lester, #UmpShow, and some Cubs Notes during Rice Cube’s Road Trip

South Bend Cubs: All Star Vacation (in Peoria)

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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 me. The Midwest League All Star Game took place at Continue reading South Bend Cubs: All Star Vacation (in Peoria)

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

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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 the Cubs are in serious need of another starting pitcher, Continue reading Adding at the Deadline Not as Simple as Just Making a Deal

These Cubs Man… WOOW

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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, I saw a tough month. They were four games over Continue reading These Cubs Man… WOOW

South Bend Cubs: All Star edition

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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 the first half, 160,550 fans had attended South Bend Cubs Continue reading South Bend Cubs: All Star edition

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 the other two. Here are the scores for that series: Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

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

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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 game 8-4 to the West Michigan Whitecaps.   On Saturday, Continue reading South Bend Cubs: busy Father’s Day weekend at Four Winds Field