What Does it Mean?

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Ladies and Gentleman of Chicago Cubs nation, your beloved North Siders are riding high on a five game winning streak, and are currently back at their high water point of the season being five games over the .500 mark. They have a record of 20-15 and are currently only four Continue reading What Does it Mean?

Checking the Standings At the All-Star Break

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I think I’ll check the individual player statistics when they update later on, but for now, with the Yankees-Orioles game having been rained out on Sunday night (seriously, why have a night game the Sunday before the All-Star break?), every team has played at least 93 games of the 162-game Continue reading Checking the Standings At the All-Star Break

Checking the Standings

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The Cubs just finished their series against the Nationals on Saturday and are on their way to Boston.  Technically, their 81st game isn’t until Monday night at Fenway, but this is as good a time as any to talk about the halfway point of the season.  Most of the Sunday Continue reading Checking the Standings

Can’t Sneak In

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I was just looking at this after the Dodgers lost to the Rockies to finish tonight’s slate of games.  It seems that in 2013, every team that makes the playoffs from either league will need at least 90 wins to qualify.  In the NL, the low-water mark is the Cincinnati Continue reading Can’t Sneak In

Early-morning pregame thoughts

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The Cubs are on a bit of a mini-streak with their come-from-behind win against the Reds in the series finale in Cincinnati as well as two (and could’ve been three if not for the stupid rain) straight against the cross-town rival White Sox.  However, they still sit at 21-30, good Continue reading Early-morning pregame thoughts

Periodic Standings Update

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Somebody on our Facebook page posited that the National League Central might have the best aggregate record right now.  So let’s check out the standings. American League Leaders East – NY Yankees Central – (tie) Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers West – Texas Rangers Wild cards – Boston Red Sox, Baltimore Continue reading Periodic Standings Update