Dreamcast 44: Goes Both Ways

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One last time for Rice at Wrigley Field before the big move to California. We do talk a bit about the Bobblehead Day and some exploits by a certain Cub, but you’re probably wondering how to win Anno’s spare Wrigley scoreboard clock. To do so, listen to this Dreamcast and Continue reading Dreamcast 44: Goes Both Ways

One Last Romp At Wrigley

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This game was many months in the planning, so it was nice to get the bobblehead we’ve been waiting for ever since the Cubs promotional schedule came out. This wouldn’t have been much more than another bobblehead day, but for me, it was the last time I would be at Continue reading One Last Romp At Wrigley

Give It To a Kid! (UPDATE: Well, Actually…)

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The Cubs won their series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals, and in doing so, also won the series and increased their NL Central lead. The game also featured a moment that started off poorly, but ended up swell for a young fan. There are commercial jingles made about these Continue reading Give It To a Kid! (UPDATE: Well, Actually…)

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

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

Pre-Draft Cubs Musings

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The day before an off day and after a marathon game, you would often want a victory to get you through to the next game. Thankfully, the Chicago Cubs delivered such a victory after already securing the series and now cementing the four-game sweep against the New York Mets. Speaking Continue reading Pre-Draft Cubs Musings

Cubs Weekend Roundup

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You may have noticed the paucity of content around these parts. I imagine that may explain the lack of hits on our trusty blog, as well as a steady exodus of followers as Facebook and Twitter start getting rid of bots (or maybe people are just tired of us, hehe), Continue reading Cubs Weekend Roundup