Leave Maddon Alone

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I wish I had been at the Cubs Convention this weekend. My family and I were making plans to go out of town when the tickets to the Convention went on sale. Things changed, and we are actually in town, and I would have liked to have attended in this Continue reading Leave Maddon Alone

Joe Maddon Will Not Cure What Ails the Cubs

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Removing ourselves from the pep rally press conference introducing Joe Maddon as the new manager of the Cubs by a day, one thing remains true about this team…they’re not ready to compete as constructed. That shouldn’t be an insane statement.  After all, today is the first day of free agency.  There Continue reading Joe Maddon Will Not Cure What Ails the Cubs

Dreamcast 41: The Sweet Lou Edition

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On this Mother’s Day, we give to you a podcast after a long hiatus (yeah, we’ve been busy) named in honor of former Cubs manager Lou Piniella who wore the number 41.  Here’s some fun news about former Cubs reliever/closer/fan pinata Carlos Marmol (who actually does autocorrect to “Marmot“):   Continue reading Dreamcast 41: The Sweet Lou Edition

Road to Opening Day: #41

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Pitchers and catchers have reported, and now everyone else will report today with the first full squad workout tomorrow.  You can follow our countdown to Opening Day in Pittsburgh here. Managers Come and Managers Go… The Cubs have had more managers in their history than I care to keep track Continue reading Road to Opening Day: #41

One Third Into The Theo Era

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I have been struggling with what I would like to say about how things are going this year however, everyone pretty much is able to already determine how the season is going. We are just over one-third into the Theo Era with the Cubs and 2012 is probably already finished Continue reading One Third Into The Theo Era