Minor League Recap: June 12 – June 19

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I take this free moment to address some nonsense on WSD’s Facebook page.  Like the nutcase in that particular piece, I am also a veteran.  We’re not all like that.  Please don’t lump us all in with that dipshit. Moving Continue reading

The Shark List: Ranking the Potential Landing Spots

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As we move into June, and past the amateur draft next week, trade winds are going to start blowing just a bit harder than they have been over the first two months of the season.  With so few teams being Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #24

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The Cubs put a ton of guys on and still couldn’t score even one run today.  Bad luck, bad execution, but again…just spring training.  At least Travis Wood pitched well:   Final from Goodyear: #Indians 1, #Cubs 0. Rizzo had Continue reading

Road to Opening Day: #44

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We’re doing a countdown of “sleeps” until the first official Cubs game of the year in Pittsburgh.  You can check out the lineup here.  Only a month and a half to go! The Wonderful Mr. Rizzo One of the biggest Continue reading

Reminiscing

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The Winter Meetings are over, the fellow blogsfolk are dispersed and busy, and I’m missing baseball a ton.  We’re about two months and change from pitchers and catchers reporting, which is great, but that’s still two months before quasi-meaningful baseball Continue reading

End of Spring Training Minor League Report

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With opening day just two days away for several teams in the farm system, the Chicago Cubs enter the new season with the same farm they left 2012 with, not trading for any big-time prospects or trading any others away. Continue reading

What was YOUR favorite game to be at in person?

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I thought it would be fun to get a little interaction from you, the readers here on the board!  Sure the “likes” and “retweets” are awesome, but I thought it would be awesome to hear some of YOUR stories!  You Continue reading

Twittergate Strikes Again, Gives Cubs Hope Prematurely on Ryu

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Once again, the world of Twitter strikes hope in the hearts of the fans of the Chicago Cubs. First we had the early Twitter reports of a trade of Ryan Dempster to the Braves, which turned out to be premature. Continue reading

Another Cubs Trade That Wasn’t or Twitter is the Devil

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Things like this could only happen to the Chicago Cubs. In fact, things like this have only happened to the Cubs. If I wasn’t so dead set in my belief that there was no such things as curses, jinxes, hexes Continue reading

The 2012 Cubs Were Very Bad, But I Will Miss Cubs Games

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Going into the season we knew that this season would be a tough one to watch, as the Chicago Cubs would be fielding a bad team. In fact, we pretty much knew that the Cubs would be fielding one of Continue reading