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!

Silly Cubs Play of The Day

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There was a rain-delayed game on Friday, which many of you saw, as the Chicago Cubs opened up their interleague series against the visiting Seattle Mariners with a laugher of a victory.  Sprinkled into those 12 runs was a Jason Heyward homer (it totally happened) and some other very timely Continue reading Silly Cubs Play of The Day

Fun at the Not-So-Old Ballpark

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Mere hours after the end of the 2016 MLB Draft and a great many fans freaking out because the Chicago Cubs lost to the Atlanta Braves, the Cubs remembered that they were good and pummeled the Braves.  Along the way, we had some fun times with the players, some visitors, Continue reading Fun at the Not-So-Old Ballpark

2016 Division Preview: 1st Place Chicago Cubs

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  Last season was a lot of fun for Cubs fans.  From the day Jon Lester agreed to terms to the renewed energy of Spring Training to #WeAreGood to the Arrieta no-hitter and ensuing presser in a onesie all the way to beating the Cardinals in the playoffs.  2015 was Continue reading 2016 Division Preview: 1st Place Chicago Cubs

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

Dexter Fowler Resigns With Cubs…Seriously

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What the hell just happened? Two days ago, it was reported that Dexter Fowler had agreed to a three year deal with the Baltimore Orioles.  There was a tornado of misinformation about which draft picks the Cubs would get back because their free agent with a qualifying offer had been Continue reading Dexter Fowler Resigns With Cubs…Seriously

The Cubs Benchwarmer

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Over the weekend, something wonderful happened in Cubs Twitter: https://twitter.com/CubicSnarkonia/status/683773991903956992 That’s right: the Chicago Cubs did everything so early, fitting everything they needed into a reasonable budget (that will also allow them to reload for the NEXT window of contention), and have so many built-in contingencies now that all we Continue reading The Cubs Benchwarmer

Cubbies in the Outfield

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I am one of the few humans on planet Earth who hasn’t seen the new Star Wars movie yet, partly by design and partly because we couldn’t get tickets for Saturday (so we’re going Sunday).  Avoiding spoilers like the plague has been relatively easy because for the most part, people Continue reading Cubbies in the Outfield

With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

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The offseason is here, and as of midnight last night, free agency is officially underway. Teams have submitted their qualifying offer of $15.8 Million to their pending free agents, as you know the lone player to receive this offer from the Chicago Cubs was centerfielder Dexter Fowler. In all likelihood, Continue reading With Free Agency Underway, Let’s Make Our Wish List

The Art of the Slide

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Seems like this has become a huge issue so far this season for the MLB. I feel like it has been more hurtful this year than many of the years before. Sliding into second to break up a double play has brought down a few players so far. I mean Continue reading The Art of the Slide