NLCS Game 2: All Tied Up

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With Anno at the game (season ticket holder, lucky), I guess it was up to me to hold down the fort, so here I am, posting all the stuff that he sent me from Wrigleyville and Wrigley Field itself as the Chicago Cubs went up against Clayton Kershaw.  What’s better Continue reading NLCS Game 2: All Tied Up

Growing With The Cubs

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As the Chicago Cubs have made both incremental and significant strides towards glory, it’s difficult to ignore that we as a small corner of Cubs blogdom have grown as well.  As a site (which you’re reading now), on Facebook, and Twitter too, we’ve seen the numbers ramp up as casual and die-hard fans alike have Continue reading Growing With The Cubs

NLCS Game 1: Talking Javy.. Miggy and his slam

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There were a number of star efforts for the Chicago Cubs today as they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first game of the National League Championship Series 8-4. Jon Lester threw a gem and Dexter Fowler flashed the leather. With the game tied 3-3 in the eighth, the Continue reading NLCS Game 1: Talking Javy.. Miggy and his slam

The Cubs NLCS Roster

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As the clock winds ever closer to first pitch, have you picked your favorite Chicago Cubs yet?  Well, we have a suggestion, as does MLB… .@javy23baez, your new favorite player? pic.twitter.com/zKSbhKDTUu — MLB (@MLB) October 14, 2016 Of course, you’re not restricted to just rooting for Javier Baez, though you Continue reading The Cubs NLCS Roster

NLCS: The Time Has Come

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The time has come. Tonight at 7:08 central time, the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers square off in game one of the National League Championship Series. There are so many storylines that come into play. Andrew Friedman vs Joe Maddon The Cubs might not be having the success they Continue reading NLCS: The Time Has Come

The Best of the 2016 Cubs NLDS

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As you may have heard, the Chicago Cubs, those sleep-depriving band of lunatic youngsters (and Grandpa, too), have earned a trip to the National League Championship Series against whoever decides to win Game 5 of the other NLDS.  As Jake Arrieta might say…who gives a shit?  The Cubs are good, Continue reading The Best of the 2016 Cubs NLDS

Still Soaking Everything In!

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I am still trying to soak all this in. Over the past two nights I have seen two great games. One ending in disappointment and one ending in celebration. Over those two nights I have gotten about five total hours of sleep. I know that the Chicago Cubs won last Continue reading Still Soaking Everything In!

NLDS Game 4:Giants BeLEAVING

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After the San Francisco Giants won game 3 of the NLDS 6-5, many of their fans were belEVEN in their “even year magic” and were expecting to bring the series back to Chicago tied 2-2. The Chicago Cubs though had other plans. The game could not have started any worse Continue reading NLDS Game 4:Giants BeLEAVING

NLDS Game 3: Need some coffee & Game 4 Optimism

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There is no way around this… last night was a disaster. Things did not start that way, but come the eighth inning, the wheels came off. Jake Arrieta gave the Chicago Cubs a huge lift when he hit a three run homerun off of Madison Bumgarner. Those were the first Continue reading NLDS Game 3: Need some coffee & Game 4 Optimism

NLDS Game 3 Challenge: Madison Bumgarner

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After winning a 1-0 pitchers duel in game one, and seeing the pitchers win game two by knocking in three runs for a 5-2 victory, the Chicago Cubs head to San Francisco with a 2-0 National League Divisional Series lead for a challenge. Many people said that the San Francisco Continue reading NLDS Game 3 Challenge: Madison Bumgarner