Epstein- Any discussion of team starts with Anthony Rizzo

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Many fans of the Chicago Cubs believe that the team needs to go out and find a veteran free agent to be the on field general, and to be their leader. Theo Epstein though disagrees with the fans in this Continue reading

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 Continue reading

ALL THINGS BASEBALL (But Mostly Cubs’ Stuff)

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    Yaaaaaaawwwnn.  I wasn’t going to do a blog today.  I was a little banged up and had some carpal issues going on.    So I just dropped my pants, got the alcohol, they gave me a shot, put the Continue reading

Rice Cube is a total Nostradumbass

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Prince Fielder will be a National. Book it. Hey, at least I got SOMETHING right. Or not!  Guess who’s a Tiger now…

For Better or For Worse, Cubs Fans…

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  “Baseball is better…” Theo Epstein said it six times.  Like a beautiful wedding vow. “To me, baseball is better with tradition,” Epstein said that day. “Baseball is better with history. Baseball is better with fans who care. Baseball is Continue reading

A Look Ahead at the 2012 Cubs Convention, Oh the Questions We May Ask

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Tomorrow, the annual Chicago Cubs convention kicks off, and thousands of fans will be migrating to the Chicago Hilton where they will be able to mingle with one another while trying to catch a glimpse of their favorite players from Continue reading

Cubs Fans Need to Sit Back and Enjoy the Ride

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Since the Tom Ricketts and the Chicago Cubs hired Theo Epstein as the new President of Baseball Operations and Jed Hoyer as the new General Manager, fans have had sky high expectations about the future of their team. While there Continue reading

New Year predictions for 2012

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To pass the time during halftime of the Rose Bowl (aka the “What Defense?” Bowl) let’s take a look a look at some of the events that may shape the Cubs’ 2012 season.  Of course, since I’m not a real Continue reading

Prince Fielder is still not out of the question

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When poring through the updates on the Prince Fielder rumors and the Cubs’ transactions, it seems very unlikely that the Cubs will meet Scott Boras’ demands for a 10-year contract for the seismic slugger.  Given the possibility of a rebuild, Continue reading

Chicago Cubs Planning a Full Rebuild

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According to Dave Kaplan, who claimed to have talked to several baseball men around the league, all signs point to the Chicago Cubs going forward with a complete rebuild mode. What this means, if what Kaplan reports is true, is Continue reading