Finish Strong or Just Hang On?

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Since the last we spoke, the Cubs haven’t really pulled away from the rest of the division as they blew multiple opportunities to blow the games wide open with the bases loaded and have suffered some setbacks with pitching. But somehow, they still managed to come out of their final Continue reading Finish Strong or Just Hang On?

Trade Deadline and a Cubs Off Day

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The Cubs plowed through their bullpen and the Reds on Sunday to split the series and notch their 20th win in 34 games. With an off day Monday that coincides with the 2020 season’s trade deadline, the Cubs will have 26 games left (give or take depending on how the Continue reading Trade Deadline and a Cubs Off Day

Oh, We’re Halfway There…

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The Cubs, having survived the early week of shenanigans and now in the midst of playing the crosstown “rival” White Sox, are nearly at the halfway point of the abbreviated 60-game season. Since I have a day job, I probably won’t have time to write anything during the week (busy Continue reading Oh, We’re Halfway There…

Shenanigans!

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We’re about a week out of the Cubs getting their first series against the Cardinals postponed as half of the St. Louis clubhouse (literally!) tested positive for COVID-19. And we just found out how at least two of the clubs, who weren’t able to play the Cardinals because of what Continue reading Shenanigans!

An Unexpected Long Weekend

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It didn’t seem like that long since the first major outbreak in MLB with the Marlins losing literally half their squad to COVID-19. Just a few days later, the Cardinals reported a few positives of their own…and it got worse from there as their games have been postponed since July Continue reading An Unexpected Long Weekend

Dreamcast 48: Day To Day

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The MLB season is chugging along, but some teams have suffered outbreaks and it is rather scary for the rest. Rice and Anno return after a very long hiatus to try to shake off the rust, so please forgive us as we get our sea legs back. We’re taking this Continue reading Dreamcast 48: Day To Day

Throwing Caution to the Wind

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MLB has started their season* for 2020 in the midst of the greatest and most devastating global pandemic of our lifetimes, and we are just barely through the very first series for all the clubs. While the Cubs have remained relatively healthy thus far (never mind their performance for now), Continue reading Throwing Caution to the Wind

The 2020 MLB Season*

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I sometimes lament not having the bandwidth to do the kind (or rather, the volume) of blogging that other sites are able to produce. Having a demanding full-time job, while also tending to the needs of a family (important work, mind you) during a pandemic that more people should be Continue reading The 2020 MLB Season*

Celebrate Freedom

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This is Fourth of July weekend, and it is a different experience than any of us have ever had. I’m not just talking about the pandemic, either, as we have also seen social upheavals both domestic and international rock our neighborhoods and headlines. Perhaps it is appropriate, then, that we Continue reading Celebrate Freedom

The Show Must Go On

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Here we are again, a few months after life really shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, and it would appear (despite quite a few alarming spikes in positive cases around the country) that baseball is on its way back: And funny enough, they even got themselves a sponsor: I Continue reading The Show Must Go On