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
In a series that we could possibly see again in October, the Chicago Cubs did not intimidate the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers almost swept the Cubs, taking the weekend series 2-1. Friday night’s game was filled with drama and excitement, exactly what you would expect from a game featuring Continue reading Series Recap: Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers
Two of the National League’s best teams continue a three game set in sunny Los Angeles this weekend. The Chicago Cubs (82-45), already guaranteed a winning record this season after Friday night’s extra-innings victory, will look to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers (71-57) in what could possibly be a matchup Continue reading The Series Continues: Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
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
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
The Chicago Cubs ended the “first half” with a record of 53-35, with a seven-game lead on the second-place St. Louis Cardinals after a much needed win against a resurgent Pittsburgh Pirates team. The winning tally came off a Kris Bryant hit that scored a speeding Matt Szczur from second Continue reading Pretty Good First Half…What’s Next For The Cubs?
The Chicago Cubs have been leading in All-Star voting for weeks now, and some folks even tried to write in David Ross. There are all kinds of opinions about how this exhibition game should not determine World Series home field advantage (an opinion shared by Ben Zobrist), or that certain Continue reading The 2016 All-Stars
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
So Ivy was gonna do this, but then she got busy at work (life, I know!), and her coworkers apparently are the Devil, so I gotta do it now. Which is cool, because we just finished a nice 8-2 homestand after the last time the Chicago Cubs won a series. Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – You’re In Our House, MFer!
The Chicago Cubs are currently 35-15 after finishing up both April and May. Dabynsky over at Cubs Den has compiled a nice potpourri of stats to show how good the Cubs are right now, and eventually he’ll do it over here (PHRASING) but who knows with that guy. I decided Continue reading Two Months In…How Do the Cubs Look?