Dreamcast 43: When I Was a Young Man

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Friend of the blog Randall J. Sanders, who helped us do silly stuff like Goatbusters and the like, joins us to talk about the happenings in baseball as we come back from the All-Star festivities… A few words on the Cubs All-Stars and Kyle Schwarber‘s power display in the Home Continue reading Dreamcast 43: When I Was a Young Man

All-Star Cubs Debuts

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One night after Kyle Schwarber‘s power hour, his teammates started the All-Star Game for the National League and represented the Cubs well. Having pitched on Sunday, Jon Lester cheered from the dugout, but Javier Baez and Willson Contreras bookended the NL lineup. Both Cubs recorded all three outs in the Continue reading All-Star Cubs Debuts

Kyle Schwarber’s Power Hour

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With the Cubs mostly on break, the All-Stars and Kyle Schwarber were on hand for Monday’s Home Run Derby. Thankfully the weather stayed away, but there were so many rockets that one might have burst a cloud to create a downpour anyway. Schwarber and team home run leader Javier Baez Continue reading Kyle Schwarber’s Power Hour

Midseason Cubs Audit

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Well well, we made it! As the Cubs go from a limp to a surge into the All-Star Break, they find themselves in sole possession of first place at least through next weekend with a surprisingly comfortable 2.5 game NL Central lead after the Milwaukee Brewers took a massive dump Continue reading Midseason Cubs Audit

The Changing Face of Baseball

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You know already that Javier Baez made the All-Star roster, but now he and Cubs buddy Kyle Schwarber are also going to be blasting some taters next Monday: Dingers on deck. Here’s the field for the 2018 @TMobile #HRDerby. pic.twitter.com/bhBnC5k92X — MLB (@MLB) July 12, 2018 I don’t think this Continue reading The Changing Face of Baseball

Cubs Potpourri

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We are now more than a week into July, and the hot stove is starting to boil over with some realistic trade rumors, some of which involve the Cubs. We are about a week away from the All-Star Game, and we’ve already seen three Cubs selected to represent the North Continue reading Cubs Potpourri

2018 Cubs All-Stars

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One of the toughest things to do, especially if you have a day job and/or are in the process of a huge move, is to generate daily content for a blog. Thankfully, the Cubs decided to send some guys to the All-Star Game in Washington, DC, so we have something Continue reading 2018 Cubs All-Stars

Dreamcast 42: Things Fall Apart

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Boy, this weekend sucked, didn’t it? But we do have a Dreamcast for you to pass the time before the Cubs try to get back on track in Southern California… Thoughts on slumps, inconsistency, and the sheer length of a baseball season; Hope on the horizon; Oh yeah, you guys Continue reading Dreamcast 42: Things Fall Apart

Move Along Home

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The title of this article has multiple meanings. One, I am getting ready to move from Chicago back to my home state of California, where the only live Cubs games I will see from here on out will be at the local parks in San Francisco and Oakland, or perhaps Continue reading Move Along Home

Happy Father’s Day!

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Not much happening these days as the regular season keeps on trucking, and the Cubs start signing up their draft picks while waiting for guys like Yu Darvish and Carl Edwards Jr.to come back from the disabled list. So while we don’t have the time for creative content that kind Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!