I’m OK

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In the face of a rather disappointing stretch of Chicago Cubs baseball, I’ve been okay.  Yeah, the offense is inconsistent.  Yeah, the Cubs could probably use a better bullpen or fifth starter, especially with the Dallas Beeler debacles and the Continue reading

What *COULD* Happen When Baez Returns

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  With Javier Baez now rehabbing with the Iowa Cubs, Starlin Castro‘s struggles along with the cloud of uncertainty with the trade deadline approaching, fans of the Chicago Cubs are trying to figure out how the pieces all fit together. Continue reading

The Cubs Need Offense. And Fast.

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The Chicago Cubs are on a stretch of games where they are playing several losing teams. Going back to the last series before the All Star break, the Cubs have played 11 of 20 games against teams who are currently Continue reading

Keeping the Cubs Success On the Field Through Reducing Injuries

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Back from California now, I got to follow the doubleheader between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds.  I also got to listen to the last bits of the Kyle Schwarber game Tuesday night, including the go-ahead (and eventual game-winning) home Continue reading

The “First Half” Impressions of the 2015 Chicago Cubs

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While the Chicago Cubs were doing their thing to end the “first half” on a high note, I was hanging out in Monterey for a Japanese festival, eating udon and checking out jujitsu demonstrations.  Summer is fun.  You can check Continue reading

Cubs Ready to Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

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   After a weekend sweep in St. Louis at the hands of the Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs had a day off to reflect on all that went wrong the last five games. Their offense has completely fallen asleep, scoring only Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup: You Wanna Series Win? YAAAAAAAS

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The Cubs had a four game interleague series against the Cleveland Indians: two at home and two as visitors. One was postponed due to rain so they only played one at Wrigley Field and then traveled to Cleveland to play Continue reading

Something Something Starlin Castro

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Remember last night when Chicago Cubs fans were livid because Starlin Castro messed up early on in an eventual blowout (or, pretty much whenever he screws up even when he does something good earlier or later)?  Well, the fun thing Continue reading

Wednesday Night Cubs Highlight Reel

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Tonight’s Chicago Cubs victory against the Cleveland Indians was full of highlights. We had milestones, like Kyle Schwarber‘s first hit and RBI (he finished with four hits and two runs batted in): Your browser does not support iframes. Here’s all Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup: Walk It Off

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This rain needs to stop, for reals.  Here’s what happened to our Chicago Cubs over the past week or so… Chicago Cubs @ Detroit Tigers, Comerica Park 6/9: L Cubs 0, Tigers 6 W: Sanchez (4-7) L: Lester (4-5) As Continue reading