Cubs Practice Game(s) #17A and #17B: Ties are lame

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Just before the off-day (oooh, more cuts soon), the Cubs hosted the Rangers and sent some B-listers to Phoenix to face off against the A’s.  OMG Yoenis Cespedes!  Also, Neftali Feliz, who is being moved to the Rangers’ rotation last I checked, started against the Cubs in Mesa.  Lots of Continue reading Cubs Practice Game(s) #17A and #17B: Ties are lame

Cubs Practice Game(s) #15A and #15B: If March Madness is going on and split squads are boring a thousand miles away, did baseball really happen?

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Today, NC State defeated Georgetown in an upset that I predicted on my one bracket.  Unfortunately the rest of my bracket is in shambles, so whatever.   The Creighton vs. UNC game is pretty entertaining right now, a lot closer than I expected.  But since this is a baseball blog Continue reading Cubs Practice Game(s) #15A and #15B: If March Madness is going on and split squads are boring a thousand miles away, did baseball really happen?

Cubs Practice Game(s) #12A and #12B: The ones I barely paid attention to because a #16 seed was slapping a #1 seed around for a while

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The Cubs were on the road against the Rockies and hosting the Diamondbacks at home today.  Since it was split-squad, there were some guys sticking around despite having been demoted or assigned to minor league camp.  Some of them even played the whole game.  I barely paid attention because UNC-Asheville was Continue reading Cubs Practice Game(s) #12A and #12B: The ones I barely paid attention to because a #16 seed was slapping a #1 seed around for a while