Ready for the Crosstown Cup?

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Well, well, well…not to get too far ahead of ourselves, but after an 8-1 run to start the second half, the Chicago Cubs are where we thought they’d be: The @Cubs are 5 games over .500 for 1st time this season, move into 1st-place tie with Brewers (trailed by 5 Continue reading Ready for the Crosstown Cup?

Ivy’s Roundup – The American League West is Turrible

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Alright, it’s the start of the school year and we’re all busy these days, so you’re not going to get recaps and stuff as often.  Unless, of course, a breaking news story happens during one of my rare prep periods or before or after school, then you’ll get a time Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – The American League West is Turrible

Pretty Good First Half…What’s Next For The Cubs?

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The Chicago Cubs ended the “first half” with a record of 53-35, with a seven-game lead on the second-place St. Louis Cardinals after a much needed win against a resurgent Pittsburgh Pirates team.  The winning tally came off a Kris Bryant hit that scored a speeding Matt Szczur from second Continue reading Pretty Good First Half…What’s Next For The Cubs?

Farewell, Houston Astros

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Oh, you poor hapless Houston Astros.  Unfortunately for the Cubs, after the season-closing series against their long-time rivals at Wrigley, the Astros will move to the American League.  Instead of playing them 19 times next season as with all other division opponents, the Cubs will only host the Astros for Continue reading Farewell, Houston Astros

Y’know, this new MLB schedule ain’t half bad

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I’m just using the picture to illustrate an interleague rivalry and how A.J. Pierzynski took it like a champ.  Anyway… Earlier today, Anno blogged about the new MLB schedule and how he didn’t like it.  The link actually shows the Cubs’ tentative 2013 schedule, the first in which all teams Continue reading Y’know, this new MLB schedule ain’t half bad

Major League Baseball Unveils the New and Improved 2013 Schedule and Completely Screws Things Up.

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Today, Major League Baseball released the 2013 schedule for baseball, featuring the all new year round interleague schedule being worked in,. With the Houston Astros shifting over to the American League West and the decision to have interleague games being played throughout the season, fans were ready to see baseball Continue reading Major League Baseball Unveils the New and Improved 2013 Schedule and Completely Screws Things Up.