The 2017 Postseason is Set

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We as Cubs fans have been relaxing all weekend, but there will be very little suspense on Sunday, and no game 163 this year.  That’s because on Saturday night, the seedings were officially decided, and Sunday’s games are just for the fans now. In the American League, because the Houston Continue reading The 2017 Postseason is Set

Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

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The Cubs had a four game interleague series against the Cleveland Indians: two at home and two as visitors. One was postponed due to rain so they only played one at Wrigley Field and then traveled to Cleveland to play the other two. Here are the scores for that series: Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

False Narratives About Cubs, Rebuild Too Much to Handle

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Forgetting that the collective bargaining agreement instituted in 2011 changed the way teams are able to build a winning team and how quickly they are able to do it, the number of false narratives surrounding the Cubs and the way Theo Epstein is building the organization is a bit overwhelming.  Continue reading False Narratives About Cubs, Rebuild Too Much to Handle

Playoff Chaos

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As you know, the Cubs weren’t able to do any trolling today, losing to the rival St. Louis Cardinals.  Starlin Castro had a pretty good game, though.  That was nice. The unfortunate thing about being the Cubs this late in the season is this:   Cubs have observed a lot Continue reading Playoff Chaos

The Great End-of-Season Cubs Troll-Off

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Hey all!  Check out the current wild card standings… As luck would have it, after getting slapped around by the Pirates on their final homestand, the Cubs find themselves in St. Louis to see if they can play spoiler against the NL Central leading Cardinals.  Here’s how I THINK it Continue reading The Great End-of-Season Cubs Troll-Off

Top Ten List: Things That Happened Since the Last Time We Blogged

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  I was busy most of the week trying to appease my boss (not Anno, the real one) so we haven’t done much in the way of blogging lately.  Not that there’s a whole lot out there to write about as spring training has barely started, and the stories being Continue reading Top Ten List: Things That Happened Since the Last Time We Blogged