The Cubs’ Financial Flexibility

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While the Chicago Cubs continue tuning up for the regular season, when games actually count, I noted that the MLBTR folks had started talking about the free agents come next offseason.  MLBTR ranked the top ten impending free agents of that class, which is headlined by the Cubs’ own Jake Continue reading The Cubs’ Financial Flexibility

The Kris Bryant Extension Watch

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The Chicago Cubs drafted Kris Bryant in the summer of 2013, and I’m pretty sure he’s been all that we’ve dreamed of and so much more.  Of course, depending on who you talk to, Bryant might get even better, and he has even talked about this himself.  Winning all kinds Continue reading The Kris Bryant Extension Watch

I’ll Never Be Able to Afford to Go to a Cubs Game Again…and That’s OK

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The first Chicago Cubs game I ever attended at Wrigley Field was this one, around when my friend (a Chicago-area native) graduated from college.  It was a bit overcast, and it threatened to rain all day, but the Cubs won and I was satisfied.  I also recall that we got Continue reading I’ll Never Be Able to Afford to Go to a Cubs Game Again…and That’s OK

The Cubs are a Valuable Asset

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I’m sure you’ve heard about the beef between the Chicago Cubs and a certain Presidential candidate who is prone to verbal diarrhea: “I have no comment on that,” Epstein said with a grin and a sigh. “I think that speaks for itself, as does our season last year and the Continue reading The Cubs are a Valuable Asset

Santa Delivers For the Cubs

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I'd say the Cubs completed their Christmas list this year — Shadows Of Wrigley (@ShadowofWrigley) December 24, 2015 After the Cubs were able to successfully execute Plan A, and avoided too much butthurt, it’s safe to agree with our friend there.  Santa Claus has seemingly put the Chicago Cubs on Continue reading Santa Delivers For the Cubs

Creatively Grabbing Pitching…

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Some notes from intrepid Chicago Cubs beat guy Patrick Mooney, who is a must-follow: Theo doubts #Cubs can sign two free agents in the $100-million range: "We have to get creative." https://t.co/VrLFrLYYuC — Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney) November 10, 2015 We kind of figured that the Cubs wouldn’t blow their wad Continue reading Creatively Grabbing Pitching…

Deflecting Attention

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You can make fun of the Chicago Cubs in a near-infinite number of ways, and while most of the jokes center around a goat or the fact that the team hasn’t tasted victory champagne in over a century, we can always find new things to mock.  For example:   Is Continue reading Deflecting Attention

Cubs Sustainable Toilet Humor

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If you were on the Twitters this morning, you probably saw the steady stream of toilet humor from Cubs fans and beat reporters alike.  This is because the Chicago Cubs have partnered with Sloan Valve Company as a new legacy sponsor:   Welcome to Sloan Valve Company as our official Continue reading Cubs Sustainable Toilet Humor

All About the Money

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Every now and then, we will tackle a subject that isn’t solely focused on the Chicago Cubs, and today is one of those times. Although, there is still a Cubs spin as this was also brought up with Jeff Samardzija who recently turned down a contract offer worth $17 Million Continue reading All About the Money

Dreamcast 35: The Long-Awaited OH-MAN Edition

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Welcome back to the Dreamcast!  This is the 35th edition, which we name for former Cub Will Ohman, LOOGY extraordinaire, who wore the number 35 during the 2000 and 2001 seasons. This is a short podcast to introduce to you two of our newest friends, Kevin Brown (not the pitcher Continue reading Dreamcast 35: The Long-Awaited OH-MAN Edition