Cubs Practice: Out-of-State Crosstown Rivalry (VIDEOS)

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Have you seen the new Chicago Cubs ad yet? Training like it’s been 109 years. #ThatsCub pic.twitter.com/XE4VDKGngx — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 16, 2017 Everyone Cubs is thirsty for more glory after finally getting the monkey (and goat and other assorted cursed mammals) off their backs last year.  It continued Continue reading Cubs Practice: Out-of-State Crosstown Rivalry (VIDEOS)

Hot Sports Take: Countdown to Spring Training #1

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I was looking forward to this week so much and no, not because of Valentine’s Day but because baseball is back. I guess it does fit though because I am celebrating my love for baseball today. I know you guys have been dying to know who I chose as the Continue reading Hot Sports Take: Countdown to Spring Training #1

Reminiscing

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The Winter Meetings are over, the fellow blogsfolk are dispersed and busy, and I’m missing baseball a ton.  We’re about two months and change from pitchers and catchers reporting, which is great, but that’s still two months before quasi-meaningful baseball with guys on teams that I actually care about.  With Continue reading Reminiscing

The Ivy Files: Reds, Rangers, Cardinals recaps

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Off days are so boring and even with all the fail surrounding the Cubs, we still miss our boys when they don’t play. While they get a much needed day off, we can still talk baseball! Here’s a look back at the last few series.   5/03 vs. Reds: L Continue reading The Ivy Files: Reds, Rangers, Cardinals recaps

Unrequited Love: If only you had been a Cub, Buster Posey

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Valentine’s Day is upon us, and as such we have to deal with all the commercialism, the bajillions of different chocolate varieties (because nothing says “I love you” more than a box full of diabetes-inducing fat bombs for your honey), the Hallmark cards full of saccharin sappiness, and reservations at Continue reading Unrequited Love: If only you had been a Cub, Buster Posey

The 2012 Cubs Were Very Bad, But I Will Miss Cubs Games

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Going into the season we knew that this season would be a tough one to watch, as the Chicago Cubs would be fielding a bad team. In fact, we pretty much knew that the Cubs would be fielding one of their worst teams in franchise history, but that never stopped Continue reading The 2012 Cubs Were Very Bad, But I Will Miss Cubs Games

So Where Do The Cubs Stand Now?

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It has been a while since I last put together my thoughts on the 2012 season and man have things changed again quite dramatically. At one point after calling up Anthony Rizzo it appeared that the Cubs were going to prove the nay-sayers wrong in how bad they would be. Continue reading So Where Do The Cubs Stand Now?

Ivy’s Ode to Soto

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When you spend a large amount of time with someone you can’t help but get attached, it’s common sense.  I’ve been a Cubs fan since I can remember and I spend my summers year after year with these guys, so I’m bound to have a favorite or two. I noticed Continue reading Ivy’s Ode to Soto

Deadline Overview

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The Cubs were busy at the trade deadline as many predicted.  They made 3 trades which saw 2 starting pitchers and 2 position players moved from Chicago.  In return the Cubs added five prospects of varying ability levels.  The following is a breakdown of the players added to the system Continue reading Deadline Overview

WSD Post-Deadline Top 13 Prospects List

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First a quick recap of moves that went down the past two days: LHP Paul Maholm (Chicago) + OF Reed Johnson (Chicago) + Cash to Atlanta for RHP Arodys Vizcaino (Unassigned) + RHP Jaye Chapman (AAA Gwinnett) C Geovany Soto (Chicago) + Cash to Texas for RHP Jacob Brigham (AA Continue reading WSD Post-Deadline Top 13 Prospects List