Joe Maddon is a Moron…

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If you are only reading the headline and haven’t actually clicked to read the rest of the article, you may have missed my not-so-subtle attempt at clickbait.  See, I know all about you guys.  You read our posts on Facebook and respond to tweets here and there.  However, when we Continue reading Joe Maddon is a Moron…

The Best Cubs Convention, So Far

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I personally haven’t been to the Cubs Convention since 2012, when it was still being held at the Hilton and the Chicago Cubs were still very bad at baseball.  We pretty much learned this weekend, straight from Theo Epstein’s mouth, that that was by design, just as he intimated all Continue reading The Best Cubs Convention, So Far

Cubs Highlights and Stuff

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I’d like to point out a few things about this Chicago Cubs season (which I do every now and then), but first, I’m sure you’ll want to see some highlights from Saturday’s comeback win: Your browser does not support iframes. OH MY GAWSH watch out Kyle Schwarber that’s a brick Continue reading Cubs Highlights and Stuff

The Ballad of Starlin Castro

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Have internet, will give hot takes.  Before we dive into that, though, consider the following from @Cubs, who are now good at Twitter: Cubs visit #WhiteSox at 3:05 p.m. CT on @CSNChicago, @MLBNetwork and #Cubs.com. http://t.co/Y5wcnGRtld #LetsGo pic.twitter.com/eqpmdqItHk — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 20, 2015 I’m sure there will be Continue reading The Ballad of Starlin Castro

Road to Opening Day: #3

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On the last game of the Cactus League slate prior to two exhibition games at Chase Field against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Chicago Cubs eked out a victory over the Chicago White Sox in the 2014 farewell to new Cubs Park in Mesa.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen an Continue reading Road to Opening Day: #3

Road to Opening Day: #11

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So there was a late game on Wednesday.  Highlights and crap when I can get to it. Here’s one with Emilio Bonifacio being fast and crafty: The Cubs ended up losing on a walkoff 3-run homer, but Carlos Villanueva pitched very well and Javier Baez sent another baseball to its Continue reading Road to Opening Day: #11

Road to Opening Day: #43

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We’re continuing our countdown as we inch closer to sorta-real baseball in Cactus League exhibition and finally to real baseball that matters at the end of March.  You can follow our countdown lineup here. The Fans Every professional sports team has their share of goofball fans and crazy traditions.  The Continue reading Road to Opening Day: #43

Masahiro Tanaka and the Importance of Comfort in Surroundings

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This morning around the beginning of the Cubs Convention Saturday, Bruce Levine tweeted the following information about the Cubs and Masahiro Tanaka:   Wake up tweeters! Cubs made Tanaka a real offer to be there ace and grow with their other talented young players. — Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) January 18, Continue reading Masahiro Tanaka and the Importance of Comfort in Surroundings

Not So Fast!

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The major spending spree fans have been hoping for might not be coming just yet. In an interview with Ken Davidoff (that you can find here) of the New York Post, Theo Epstein dropped some interesting hints about the future of building the team. Theo dropped some interesting tidbits in Continue reading Not So Fast!

The Wrigleyville Neighbors are Revolting

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Let me begin by saying that every time I see that featured image, I want to watch “Hot Tub Time Machine” again because Rob Corddry is such an unbelievable bastard in it.  Love it. What I don’t love right now are the neighbors of Wrigley Field.   @ssdai I suddenly Continue reading The Wrigleyville Neighbors are Revolting