The Cubs Know How to Throw a Party


Regardless of it being a loss yesterday the Cubs still threw one hell of a party. All the Cub hating trolls are coming out and saying, “Who celebrates a loss” or “I guess Cubs are accustomed to celebrating losses.” Shut 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

What A Ride So Far


So far it has been a very entertaining 2015 baseball season for the Chicago Cubs.  When Tom Ricketts was able to hire Theo Epstein, I told a lot of people that by 2015 the Cubs would be starting to contend Continue reading

Cubs Highlights and Stuff


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I’d like to point out a few things about this Chicago Cubs season (which I do every now and then), but first, I’m sure you’ll want to see some highlights from Saturday’s comeback win: Your browser does not support iframes. Continue reading

Down on the Farm: Cubs System Ripe With Arms

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Since Theo Epstein has run the Cubs’ baseball operation, the strategy has been to target high upside hitting prospects in the draft.  As year four winds down, that strategy seems to be paying off.  Kris Bryant leads the National League Continue reading

Sunday Thinks


The Chicago Cubs are on a tear, and it’s been fun to watch even as they’ve barely made up ground on the other two really good teams in the division/league/majors.  That’s the way the cookie crumbles sometimes, so we’ll just Continue reading

August Sweeps

Behold, a pitcher who got a hit and scored!

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It took a bit of time, growth, adversity, and some “playing stupid” as well, but as of Sunday night, with the Chicago Cubs having freshly swept away the defending World Series Champions, I think we can legitimately call our favorite Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup – Going Wild

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Well kids, school’s about to start up again for me here in Chicago, and Ivy’s been busy with school of her own, so it may be a bit longer before you get regular series recaps from us.  Which is fine Continue reading

Cubs Have Anti-Climactic, But Productive, Deadline

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Amid connections to the Indians for Carlos Carrasco (who has a 3.1 fWAR, 8th in the AL among starting pitchers), to the Padres for Tyson Ross (2.7 fWAR) and Craig Kimbrel (1.0 fWAR), among other or a late rumbling about Continue reading

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