Cubs Spring Training Figures to be Fun…and Uneventful

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The Cubs, as a championship caliber team, report to spring training this week without a lot left to decide.  In total, the World Series Champions return essentially all of their contributing starters, with the exceptions of Dexter Fowler and Jason Hammel.  What’s more, they return Kyle Schwarber as a full time Continue reading Cubs Spring Training Figures to be Fun…and Uneventful

A Whole New World of Cubs Baseball

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As Major League Baseball does all they can to destroy the game we love, the fans of the Chicago Cubs are gearing up for a defense of their World Series championship. For the first time in 108 years (thank God that will be the last time we ever hear that Continue reading A Whole New World of Cubs Baseball

The Cubs’ Title Defense

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As we inch closer to when pitchers and catchers report everyone is getting excited to see what will happen for our Defending World Series Champion Chicago Cubs. Talk about an amazing time at the end of the 2016 baseball season. I was fortunate to be able to go to one Continue reading The Cubs’ Title Defense

The 2017 Cubs Roster “Almost” Set

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The Chicago Cubs won the World Series just over a month ago, December has just started and their roster for the 2017 season is pretty much already set. Baring an injury or a surprise trade, I believe Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Joe  Maddon pretty much already know which 25 Continue reading The 2017 Cubs Roster “Almost” Set

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving to you all. This year we have plenty to be thankful for. I want to start by saying thank you to each and every one of you who have read and shared this blog over the years. I want to thank the almost 21,000 of you who have Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

World Series Game Seven: Time to Reign

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Game seven. Winner take all. Today was one of those days that you thought would never end. A day which just continued to drag. The anticipation of World Series Game seven was all that was on out minds from the 27th out last night to the first pitch tonight. This Continue reading World Series Game Seven: Time to Reign

The Cubs’ World Series in Progress: Coming Home

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I think I erred the other day in talking about the interesting bit of Chicago Cubs World Series history.  I did remark that Dexter Fowler was officially the first African-American Cubs player to play in a World Series game since he led off Game One.  That game was a bit Continue reading The Cubs’ World Series in Progress: Coming Home

NLCS Game 4: The Rumors of Cubs Demise Were Greatly Exaggerated

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After Tuesday night’s offensive fail, it was understandable that Cubs fans would be jumping off the ledges and portending doom for this overrated team. What fans, media, and everyone else kind of forgot was that this same team was the one that racked up 103 victories over the regular season, Continue reading NLCS Game 4: The Rumors of Cubs Demise Were Greatly Exaggerated

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

Ivy’s Roundup – Split Decision

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So we talked about the first 100 games, where the Chicago Cubs are 60-40.  Well, in game #101, they ended up splitting the series against the sorta-rival White Sox, and now the Cubs are 21 over .500, which is pretty good considering they didn’t get to that point last year Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – Split Decision