That was FUN

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Hey kids!  The Chicago Cubs are leading the NLDS 2-1 over the Cardinals now!  On a night when Jake Arrieta wasn’t exactly at his best, the offense exploded for an 8-6 victory while holding back a late charge by the Continue reading

Highlights from the first Cubs postseason win in a while (yes, it counts)


The Chicago Cubs have won their first postseason game since 2003.  It was a nice game to listen to on the radio (darn lack of cable) but thank goodness for highlights!  It’s too bad they didn’t embed the solid defensive Continue reading

Dreamcast 50: Unlike Dan Haren, We’re Not Retiring Just Yet


It’s been a while (more than four months) since we’ve done one of these, but what an incredible four months it has been!  The Cubs, as you know, are heading to the playoffs, and with that we’re seeing fans talk Continue reading

Signs That the Cubs Have Some Baseball Magic on Their Side?


I love baseball and I love baseball fans. But baseball fans are a funny bunch always looking for signs that their team is going to do well, or in line for something special.  We saw this in 2008 with my Continue reading

Arrogant? Nah, That is Called Confidence


For the past week or so, I have been getting grief from a rival fan about my (and my follow Chicago Cub fans) confidence heading into the Wild Card game against Pittsburgh. I would understand this if the fan were Continue reading

Starlin “#0haters” Castro


Anybody that follows the Cubs on the daily know that Starlin Castro is on an absolute tear lately. Since being benched, Starlin has come to life and has adapted to his less involved role. He had to watch a 21 Continue reading

Wake Me Up When September Ends

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The Chicago Cubs won again on the last night of September, marking yet another winning month in a surprising-yet-not-surprising season. Cubs will be 19-9 in Sept. Had a winning month each month of the season. That's impressive. Especially those first Continue reading

Cardinal-like Cubs Surging Toward October


One of the few simple truths about Cubs fans is that they hate the Cardinals.  That hatred is bred through the smug arrogance of the “best fans in baseball”, the way it seems like the Cardinals get all the calls Continue reading

Cubs Infield Poised to be Long Term Strength

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For the first time in a while, the second half of September is bringing Cubs fans something to talk about apart from the coming off-season and what prospects are poised to crack the big league roster in the coming season. Continue reading

Joe Maddon Speaks, Plus Starlin’s Big Day


The Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday afternoon before the crazy rains came.  Let me first say that I really enjoy having a manager with a level head in Joe Maddon.  Here’s Joe post-game, addressing Starlin Castro‘s Continue reading