The Chronicles of Reddick

From Josh Reddick's Twitter

It has been a rumor for a long time, even before the Chicago Cubs did their first big trade of the season, but I’m sure you have all seen the Josh Reddick talk floating around the internet and media.  Well, here’s more to fuel the fire: Sources: #Cubs are looking Continue reading The Chronicles of Reddick

The New Guy

13 June 2015:  Seattle Mariners Pitcher Mike Montgomery (37) during the Mariners vs Astros baseball game at Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas.

The Chicago Cubs are always looking for improvements to their squad, so 12 days before the trade deadline, they made the previously rumored trade official: Montgomery is expected to join the #Cubs on Friday in Milwaukee while Pries will report to @IowaCubs. — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 20, 2016 Continue reading The New Guy

Ivy’s Roundup – Winning More Than You Lose, Tradez & Videoz

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Let’s just get to the scores first as the Chicago Cubs looked pretty good coming out of the All-Star Break.  Maybe they just needed a breather after all?  And this, again, is without two of their key bats in Dexter Fowler and Jorge Soler, who are with the Iowa Cubs Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – Winning More Than You Lose, Tradez & Videoz

The Invaluable Kyle Schwarber

Mar 2, 2015; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs catcher Kyle Schwarber poses for a portrait during photo day at the training center at Sloan Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

You may have seen from various blogs and media outlets that the Chicago Cubs front office were guests on 670 The Score, where they answered a number of important questions leading up to the August 1 trade deadline. “Our philosophy has been you want to be aggressive in the moment, Continue reading The Invaluable Kyle Schwarber

More Fun With Kyle Schwarber, and Thoughts On Base Coaching


The Chicago Cubs avenged some of their more recent losses against the New York Mets with a solid victory Monday night.  It was a very enjoyable game with decent pitching, timely hitting, and good defense.  It’s almost as if the Cubs are good at baseball. In the game, Kyle Schwarber, Continue reading More Fun With Kyle Schwarber, and Thoughts On Base Coaching

Fun Times With Kyle Schwarber

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I think the more favorable news of Sunday’s game is that the Chicago Cubs would win the series against the Texas Rangers, and they would not be no-hit or shut out by Cole Hamels.  Let’s get away from that though, because there are plenty of contests left and the Cubs and Continue reading Fun Times With Kyle Schwarber

The Value of Patience

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I believe there is a lot of value in patience in all walks of life.  Certainly there are times when you have to attack a task with a sense of urgency, as we are often on the clock and must meet deadlines, but patience and a good approach will often Continue reading The Value of Patience

It COULD have been a shutout!

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Let us set the stage first by saying that the Chicago Cubs won 3-1 Saturday afternoon, and they have a good record against winning teams like the Texas Rangers, can in fact win close games, and Jason Hammel shouldn’t be banished to the bullpen just yet.  I’ll bet that if his Continue reading It COULD have been a shutout!

Cubs Look To Continue Recent Success As Second Half Of Season Gets Underway


Despite the surge in the first half of the MLB season, a feeling of resignation always looms over the Chicago Cubs and their fans. It’s not that the fans are worried about coming up short or dreading a collapse. Instead, they are almost resigned to the failure; it’s going to Continue reading Cubs Look To Continue Recent Success As Second Half Of Season Gets Underway

Off Day Thinks & Videos

All the Cubs All-Stars.

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Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs were defeated by the Boston Red Sox in the 2016 All-Star Game, which means that to clinch the World Series at home, the Cubs will have to beat the Red Sox (or the Cleveland Indians, maybe) in five games come October.  But we’re looking way too Continue reading Off Day Thinks & Videos