Cubs World Series: A Promise Delivered

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I recall, right after the Chicago Cubs clinched the World Series title, staying awake for almost two hours before I finally willed myself to sleep.  I got up at the usual buttcrack of dawn to make it to school in time to do my teacherly duties, and it didn’t even Continue reading Cubs World Series: A Promise Delivered

A Winning Cubs Team Is Good For Baseball

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The meteoric rise of the internet and social media has lined up well with the recent, also meteoric rise of the Chicago Cubs.  With the fun young players (who are actually good!) and many giffable moments, this team has been a joy to watch all season long.  Take, for example: Continue reading A Winning Cubs Team Is Good For Baseball

The Best of the 2016 Cubs NLDS

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As you may have heard, the Chicago Cubs, those sleep-depriving band of lunatic youngsters (and Grandpa, too), have earned a trip to the National League Championship Series against whoever decides to win Game 5 of the other NLDS.  As Jake Arrieta might say…who gives a shit?  The Cubs are good, Continue reading The Best of the 2016 Cubs NLDS

The End of One Journey, The Beginning of Another For the 2016 Cubs

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The 2016 MLB regular season officially ended today as there won’t be any tiebreaker situations (unfortunately), and with that, we said goodbye to the regular season exploits of some legends and fan favorites.  There was, of course, one of the greatest, if not THE greatest, broadcasters of all time in Continue reading The End of One Journey, The Beginning of Another For the 2016 Cubs

The 2016 National League Central Champion Chicago Cubs

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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

The Cubs Won’t Be a Losing Team This Year

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If I told you that on August 24, the Chicago Cubs would be the best team in baseball with 81 wins, miles ahead of every other team in the National League, and all of Major League Baseball, you’d be okay with this, right? Well, after escaping the baseball black hole Continue reading The Cubs Won’t Be a Losing Team This Year

The Juggernaut Unleashed

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Coming into this series against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs had already shown some signs of dominance, and I guess we’re being a bit humble with that understatement.  But I guess we didn’t really expect Friday’s destruction of their opponent, even as we realized that the Cubs were Continue reading The Juggernaut Unleashed

A Nice Day For Cubs and Baseball

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With Sunday’s victory, the Chicago Cubs scored their second straight series sweep, and in doing so, have picked up a nice win total: That’s right!  The Cubs are now 69-41 and a high-water mark of 28 games over .500 this season.  The game included a pretty solid performance from Jorge Soler, Continue reading A Nice Day For Cubs and Baseball

The Value of Patience

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I believe there is a lot of value in patience in all walks of life.  Certainly there are times when you have to attack a task with a sense of urgency, as we are often on the clock and must meet deadlines, but patience and a good approach will often Continue reading The Value of Patience

It COULD have been a shutout!

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Let us set the stage first by saying that the Chicago Cubs won 3-1 Saturday afternoon, and they have a good record against winning teams like the Texas Rangers, can in fact win close games, and Jason Hammel shouldn’t be banished to the bullpen just yet.  I’ll bet that if his Continue reading It COULD have been a shutout!