Ode to Departed Cubs, but mostly Ryan Dempster

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Let’s say you were under a rock and your 3G signal couldn’t blast through that rock, and you missed the big news that Cubs players Reed Johnson, Paul Maholm, Geovany Soto and Ryan Dempster were traded.  First there was this, then this, then finally today, this.  I’m not here to Continue reading Ode to Departed Cubs, but mostly Ryan Dempster

Cubs Round-Up 5/04-5/09

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So, how about those Cubs? Like Anno pointed out, The Cubs won these last two series against two of the best teams in the National League. I have really enjoyed watching this team play, especially lately. It’s amazing how the team you love will change your day around just by Continue reading Cubs Round-Up 5/04-5/09

Baseball on a Budget, With a Win to Boot

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One day CTA pass: $5.75 One heavily subsidized Cubs ticket: $1 One insanely marked up Mountain Dew in a flimsy “souvenir” cup: $5.25 One improbable walk-off win against the St. Louis Cardinals: Priceless There are some things money can’t buy.  For everything else there’s Mather vs. the Cardinals.

Top Ten List: Things to be positive about even though the Cubs suck

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Now we know that the Cubs were going to be pretty bad in 2012, because they don’t have a true superstar (Matt Garza and Starlin Castro are good but they’re closer to B-listers, unfortunately) and they’re average at best in some categories while atrocious at others.  But take heart, Cubs Continue reading Top Ten List: Things to be positive about even though the Cubs suck

The Opening Day 25 Man Roster For Your 2012 Chicago Cubs Is All But Set

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The Chicago Cubs roster for the 2012 season is all but set, though an official announcement on the bullpen jobs will not be announced until Wednesday. Fans can finally get a look at what their team will look like on opening day and have some sort of idea just what Continue reading The Opening Day 25 Man Roster For Your 2012 Chicago Cubs Is All But Set

Cubs Practice Game #…Awww heck, I lost count

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Who can keep track when the games are on during work hours and there’s March Madness to be had?  Are your brackets completely obliterated yet?  If you were paying attention to the Cubs practice game though, you know that Jeff Samardzija pitched just well enough to win.  Which isn’t really Continue reading Cubs Practice Game #…Awww heck, I lost count

In a Year Where the Cubs Face a Power Outage, Fans Should Embrace Soriano

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Since signing an eight year $136 Million contract with the Chicago Cubs five years ago, Alfonso Soriano has been the target of fans angst for a number of reasons. Whether their chief complaint is being well over paid (thank you very much John McDonough) or his lack of production, Cubs Continue reading In a Year Where the Cubs Face a Power Outage, Fans Should Embrace Soriano

Ivy’s Cubs Convention Experience!

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This is late, and I’m sorry, I’ve just been so busy, but I didn’t want to pass up my chance to tell you guys about my first Cubs Convention experience. I would have probably stayed home if it weren’t for Anno inviting me. When he invited me to go, I Continue reading Ivy’s Cubs Convention Experience!

A Look Ahead at the 2012 Cubs Convention, Oh the Questions We May Ask

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Tomorrow, the annual Chicago Cubs convention kicks off, and thousands of fans will be migrating to the Chicago Hilton where they will be able to mingle with one another while trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite players from today or yesteryear. Hopefully with all of the snowy weather Continue reading A Look Ahead at the 2012 Cubs Convention, Oh the Questions We May Ask

Chicago Cubs Planning a Full Rebuild

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According to Dave Kaplan, who claimed to have talked to several baseball men around the league, all signs point to the Chicago Cubs going forward with a complete rebuild mode. What this means, if what Kaplan reports is true, is that there will be several more changes coming over the Continue reading Chicago Cubs Planning a Full Rebuild