Javier Baez lifts a baseball and our spirits into orbit

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In an EXTREMELY long baseball contest, the Chicago Cubs finally hooked me up after 13 grueling innings: Please #Cubs? pic.twitter.com/qlVIlXqO8F — Rice Cube (@CubicSnarkonia) May 8, 2016 The man who obliged with the walk off for the win?  Well, no other than one Javier Baez: Your browser does not support Continue reading Javier Baez lifts a baseball and our spirits into orbit

Fun with Cubs Twitter

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Okay, so this happened:   Bryant off King Felix https://t.co/wWtP96GNRz — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) March 21, 2015 Kris Bryant is pretty awesome. He’ll still need to work on, uh, stuff this offseason. There’s a lot to be excited about.  The Chicago Cubs upped their Twitter game after their affiliates went Continue reading Fun with Cubs Twitter

The Exciting Adventures of the #SFBatKid

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While I continue to procrastinating on grading this giant mound of papers (which probably will happen after I take the kid to Scouts and before tonight’s marathon Breaking Bad session to finish out Season 2), I am still amazed at the internet phenomenon known as #SFBatKid.  This was made possible Continue reading The Exciting Adventures of the #SFBatKid

Y U no spend $ on Cubs, Ricketts?!

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I’m really kidding about that headline if you failed to read past that.  This is a wonderful story linked from DNAInfoChicago: Pearl Jam — the socially conscious rockers from Seattle who play at Wrigley Field July 19 — pledged to donate a portion of ticket sale revenue to the tiny after-school art program Continue reading Y U no spend $ on Cubs, Ricketts?!

Positive reactions to the Anthony Rizzo extension

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It’s amazing how drastically a baseball career can progress.   Rizzo said 5 years ago he was in hospital w/ cancer: “Crazy how everything has come full circle.” — Paul Sullivan (@PWSullivan) May 13, 2013   Now Anthony Rizzo has beaten cancer, achieved cult hero status in a short time Continue reading Positive reactions to the Anthony Rizzo extension