Wade Davis Bolsters Flexibility of Bullpen

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Before we dive into new Cubs reliever, Wade Davis, let’s talk about new (again) Yankees closer, Aroldis Chapman and what he meant to the Cubs bullpen.  Chapman came to the Cubs as a rigid one inning closer who preferred to start an inning with no inherited runners and shut it Continue reading Wade Davis Bolsters Flexibility of Bullpen

These Awards Shows…

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One major issue I have with the way the MLB awards shows have been presented lately is how they have to just drag everything out.  It takes an entire hour to figure out who won.  The talking heads keep doing their South Park Canadian mouth-flapping, the finalists have to do their Continue reading These Awards Shows…

Albert Almora and the Chamber of Prospects – A Cubs Story In Pictures

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We’re days away from the latest movie in the Harry Potter franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.  A good number of us are Harry Potter fans, and my son has gone as Harry Potter with authentic robe and wand two Halloweens running.  After the last Cubs story in Continue reading Albert Almora and the Chamber of Prospects – A Cubs Story In Pictures

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

Cubs Silence the Haters Forever

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Once upon a time, before the Chicago Cubs could be considered “good,” I wrote something about how we as Cubs fans will be able to strut our stuff and celebrate baseball’s ultimate prize.  It wouldn’t have been fitting for our favorite squad to do this the easy way, so of Continue reading Cubs Silence the Haters Forever

Cubs World Series: Back to Cleveland

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This is going to be short because I’m in need of a defibrillator, but remember when I said stuff about the Chicago Cubs making it to Game Seven? Yeah, that.  First Cubs World Series win at Wrigley Field since 1945.  Woo. Thanks in part to just enough offense, pitching, and Continue reading Cubs World Series: Back to Cleveland

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…

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: Need some coffee & Game 4 Optimism

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There is no way around this… last night was a disaster. Things did not start that way, but come the eighth inning, the wheels came off. Jake Arrieta gave the Chicago Cubs a huge lift when he hit a three run homerun off of Madison Bumgarner. Those were the first Continue reading NLDS Game 3: Need some coffee & Game 4 Optimism