Cubs All Over the Awards Landscape

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Do you remember last offseason, when the Chicago Cubs were very well represented in the awards shows?  This November, there are even more Cubs players and staff up for some hardware, and at some point we probably have to track Theo Epstein’s Hall of Fame case, too.  After all, he Continue reading Cubs All Over the Awards Landscape

2016 Chicago Cubs World Series Highlights

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Alas, we are done with Major League Baseball for the year, and in due time we will be looking into how the Chicago Cubs go about defending their World Series title.  In the offseason, we also have to look forward to some awards, like who will win the MVP, Cy Continue reading 2016 Chicago Cubs World Series Highlights

Cubs World Series: Going the Distance

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If I told you at the beginning of spring training that the Chicago Cubs would be playing November baseball, what would you say? Naturally, if they were going to play baseball in November, that would mean good things were happening, such as…forcing a Game Seven in the World Series against Continue reading Cubs World Series: Going the Distance

Cubs World Series Recap So Far…

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As the old saying goes, the series doesn’t start until someone wins an away game. Well, the Chicago Cubs did just that last night, so I guess it’s time to start talking about the World Series. With three straight home games coming up at Wrigley Field, the Cubs are in Continue reading Cubs World Series Recap So Far…

The Cubs’ World Series in Progress: Coming Home

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I think I erred the other day in talking about the interesting bit of Chicago Cubs World Series history.  I did remark that Dexter Fowler was officially the first African-American Cubs player to play in a World Series game since he led off Game One.  That game was a bit Continue reading The Cubs’ World Series in Progress: Coming Home

Cubs Are Going to the World Series! How Did We Get Here?

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“Lovable Losers”, “The Doormat of the National League” are just two terms used to describe the Chicago Cubs over the past several years. That is no longer the case, as the Cubs are now heading to the World Series for the first time in 71 years! Fans may not remember Continue reading Cubs Are Going to the World Series! How Did We Get Here?

NLCS: The Time Has Come

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The time has come. Tonight at 7:08 central time, the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers square off in game one of the National League Championship Series. There are so many storylines that come into play. Andrew Friedman vs Joe Maddon The Cubs might not be having the success they Continue reading NLCS: The Time Has Come

NLDS Game 3 Challenge: Madison Bumgarner

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After winning a 1-0 pitchers duel in game one, and seeing the pitchers win game two by knocking in three runs for a 5-2 victory, the Chicago Cubs head to San Francisco with a 2-0 National League Divisional Series lead for a challenge. Many people said that the San Francisco Continue reading NLDS Game 3 Challenge: Madison Bumgarner

The Juggernaut Unleashed

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Coming into this series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs had already shown some signs of dominance, and I guess we’re being a bit humble with that understatement.  But I guess we didn’t really expect Friday’s destruction of their opponent, even as we realized that the Cubs were Continue reading The Juggernaut Unleashed

Ivy’s Roundup – Split Decision

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So we talked about the first 100 games, where the Chicago Cubs are 60-40.  Well, in game #101, they ended up splitting the series against the sorta-rival White Sox, and now the Cubs are 21 over .500, which is pretty good considering they didn’t get to that point last year Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – Split Decision