It sure seems like it has been a while since the Crosstown Cup started, but finally, it is over for 2017, and the Chicago Cubs are your city champions of baseball again: Finally, the cup HAS COME BACK to the North Side! #CrosstownCup pic.twitter.com/i4l08gb9FT — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 28, Continue reading Thursday night #CUBomb party as Cubs finally win the Crosstown Cup
Now that we are back and rested from the All-Star break and experienced a very fun sweep of the Baltimore Orioles, let’s see whether the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs can give us something fun to look forward to come October… Rice got a job! Yay! The new guy Continue reading Dreamcast 17: Hot or Not?
Once upon a time in May, before I lost my job, we were going to get ourselves some bobbleheads in the one Wrigley Field game we could afford to go to as a family. Alas, the Chicago Cubs called the game early, the Milwaukee Brewers complained, and it was pushed Continue reading The Bobblehead Beatdown!
The Cubs aren’t playing well. Nobody is going to say anything different. It’s actually pretty obvious. And there is no question that is the single biggest contributing factor to their slow start, sitting just one game above .500 through 49 games. Some key offensive contributors haven’t produced like they’re capable. Continue reading Early Season Schedule Not Cutting Struggling Cubs Any Breaks
As I toil away at school before spring break, it occurs to me that a subset of Chicago Cubs fans were riding and dying with every pitch of every inning…three games into the season. Well, now that the Cubs have taken the season-opening series from the rival St. Louis Cardinals, Continue reading The Cubs Are in First Place With 159 Games to Go
The other rebuilding club in the NL Central is quite a bit further along than the Reds. Make no mistake, the Brewers will not be contenders this season. But they’re going to be a tough opponent as they continue to build their suddenly deep farm system and call up Continue reading 2017 Division Preview: 4th Place Milwaukee Brewers
And so on this day, September 15, In the Year of Our Lord 2016, the Chicago Cubs will have to wait at least another day to clinch the National League Central division. Yet, they can pretty much just relax and stay healthy up until October…just like they have been doing Continue reading The 2016 National League Central Champion Chicago Cubs
Since the last time we checked in, the Chicago Cubs have continued showing that they are the best team in MLB, despite not exactly blowing out the San Francisco Giants this Labor Day weekend. With this series, the Cubs have reduced their magic number to clinch a playoff spot (and Continue reading Cubs Go To 11
Ah, so since the LAST time we blogged up a recap, it appears that the Chicago Cubs have continued their winning ways. This included a series split (with two very annoying losses at the tail end of the series) with the St. Louis Cardinals, and a just-completed sweep of the Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup — The Cubs Season Is Miraculously Not Over
So at 59-38, the Chicago Cubs are the first to that mark, having achieved a 6-3 record coming out of the All-Star Break in winning all their series since that point. With 65 games left, let’s say the Cubs win two of three from here on out…that’s another 44 wins Continue reading The Most Insufferable Time of the Year