Dreamcast 24: The Kato Kaelin Story Hour

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Now that the Chicago Cubs are pretty much guaranteed the National League Central title, Anno and Rice talk about some things on and off the baseball field… Some thoughts on the magic number and playoff matchups Solidifying the Cubs’ postseason roster Not sticking to sports since not even sports will Continue reading Dreamcast 24: The Kato Kaelin Story Hour

The Cubs Are Guaranteed to Come Home in First Place

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We knew after the first couple games that the Chicago Cubs would be guaranteed to remain in first place after leaving Milwaukee.  Thanks in part to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cubs can now also guarantee they will return to Wrigley Field in first place.  And also thanks in part to Continue reading The Cubs Are Guaranteed to Come Home in First Place

All the Marbles: Cubs Control Their Own Destiny

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Although Jen-Ho Tseng didn’t have the greatest of debuts, the Cubs had already won the series against the visiting New York Mets and got a chance to rest a few regulars for at least a few innings as they tune up for the final stretch of the season.  Tseng and Continue reading All the Marbles: Cubs Control Their Own Destiny

Magical Cubs Season Check-In

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On the final regular season Chicago Cubs game to be called by Vin Scully, the Cubs were able to survive a few frustrating innings against Dodgers spot starter Brock Stewart, but the Dodger were able to finally break through and win the series. The Cubs did end up winning the Continue reading Magical Cubs Season Check-In

A surprisingly small magic number in June

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I’ve been thinking about this off and on, and I decided to wait until after the Cubs nailed down Sunday night’s victory before doing anything about it lest I conjure up some bad juju (too late, you’re all screwed).  But somebody on our Facebook page said that the Chicago Cubs’ magic Continue reading A surprisingly small magic number in June

Highlights from a Cubs Doubleheader

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The Chicago Cubs split a doubleheader with the Pittsburgh Pirates, winning the nightcap behind a strong pitching performance from Jon Lester and some timely defense.  Lester even picked a guy off after Starling Marte took off way too early when Lester stared him down. I think the most important play, Continue reading Highlights from a Cubs Doubleheader

Magic Number: 21

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And lo, on this Saturday, the 5th of September, 2015, the Chicago Cubs once again found themselves 20 games above .500 (there’s a hilarious Twitter thread about that, by the way), riding the arm of Jake Arrieta (who wouldn’t get another no-hitter, but who cares) and some grinding at-bats from Cubs Continue reading Magic Number: 21