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

Leave Maddon Alone

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I wish I had been at the Cubs Convention this weekend. My family and I were making plans to go out of town when the tickets to the Convention went on sale. Things changed, and we are actually in town, and I would have liked to have attended in this Continue reading Leave Maddon Alone

NLCS Recap: HOLY SHIT CUBS

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Thanks to Joe for starting this up for us, although we unfortunately couldn’t get it posted in time for it to be relevant.  So I’m just modifying this a bit to catch you up on one of the most exciting times for Chicago Cubs fans in LITERALLY ALL OUR LIFETIMES. Continue reading NLCS Recap: HOLY SHIT CUBS

Road To The Title: How To Manage The Cubs Rotation

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There aren’t many questions left for the Chicago Cubs to answer this season. At this point, with roughly two months remaining in the regular season, the main quandary observers have is whether this team is good enough to win in October. Piling up wins in the summer is great, but Continue reading Road To The Title: How To Manage The Cubs Rotation

Jorge Soler’s Early Struggles Are Complicated

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After Kyle Schwarber collided with Dexter Fowler and the worst was confirmed, the overwhelming sentiment was that Jorge Soler needed to step up and fill the void left in left field.  The reality of the Cubs’ roster was that if Schwarber were healthy, Soler was going to be, at best, Continue reading Jorge Soler’s Early Struggles Are Complicated

Fowlers for Coghlan

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Late February is supposed to be about collecting those last few depth minor league signings. The Cubs have been particularly aggressive in this area adding the second most players on minor league deals this offseason, and with the addition of Shane Victorino Friday the Cubs are inching closer to first Continue reading Fowlers for Coghlan

WOW! What A Season

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The Cubs have been eliminated from the National League Championship Series. If you stop to think about the reality of this situation, did you really think that 2015 would be the year? Looking at the way things have been since Tom Ricketts hired Theo Epstein in 2011, this was the Continue reading WOW! What A Season

Now That’s a Whole Lotta W’s

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97 Wins? A Rookie of the Year probable winner (Kris Bryant), a possible Cy Young Winner (Jake Arrieta), and a maybe a Manager of the Year winner (Joe Maddon)? This was one hell of a journey. I have matured over this season with these young guns on this Cubs lineup. Continue reading Now That’s a Whole Lotta W’s

What A Ride So Far

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So far it has been a very entertaining 2015 baseball season for the Chicago Cubs.  When Tom Ricketts was able to hire Theo Epstein, I told a lot of people that by 2015 the Cubs would be starting to contend and by 2020 the Cubs would win at least 1 Continue reading What A Ride So Far

The “First Half” Impressions of the 2015 Chicago Cubs

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While the Chicago Cubs were doing their thing to end the “first half” on a high note, I was hanging out in Monterey for a Japanese festival, eating udon and checking out jujitsu demonstrations.  Summer is fun.  You can check out the earlier blog for some affirmations, but really, these Continue reading The “First Half” Impressions of the 2015 Chicago Cubs