All Your 108-Year-Old Jokes Are Dead — Cubs Clinch Third Straight Playoff Berth

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After eliminating the St. Louis Cardinals from the division race, the Chicago Cubs turned their sights on clinching the division outright before they even get home to Wrigley Field.  Of course, they did guarantee that they would come home to Chicago in first place after dispatching the Milwaukee Brewers, and Continue reading All Your 108-Year-Old Jokes Are Dead — Cubs Clinch Third Straight Playoff Berth

Something to Keep an Eye On As Cubs Get Wrigley Field Ready For the Home Opener

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We’re less than a week from the Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field.  The grass is already in, and now we just wait: Grass is in! pic.twitter.com/FGBDYb75Ws — Wrigley Aerials (@WrigleyAerials) April 2, 2017 Fans coming to the restored ballpark will see many notable improvements and changes.  The most Continue reading Something to Keep an Eye On As Cubs Get Wrigley Field Ready For the Home Opener

Cubs to Delay Ring Ceremony to a Future Day Yet to be Determined

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Disaster. That is the only way to describe the mess the Chicago Cubs find themselves in after the latest mishap. Fans have been waiting five months to see what the Cubs historic World Series ring would look like after they won the first World Series championship in 108 years. The Continue reading Cubs to Delay Ring Ceremony to a Future Day Yet to be Determined

Dreamcast 1: The New Beginning

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As promised in our beta test, the first version of our new Dreamcast is here!  Anno and Rice were able to come together at an obscene hour to finally get some blog closure on the magical 2016 Chicago Cubs season while previewing the 2017 version of, dare we say it, Continue reading Dreamcast 1: The New Beginning

The Cubs’ Financial Flexibility

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While the Chicago Cubs continue tuning up for the regular season, when games actually count, I noted that the MLBTR folks had started talking about the free agents come next offseason.  MLBTR ranked the top ten impending free agents of that class, which is headlined by the Cubs’ own Jake Continue reading The Cubs’ Financial Flexibility

The Kris Bryant Extension Watch

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The Chicago Cubs drafted Kris Bryant in the summer of 2013, and I’m pretty sure he’s been all that we’ve dreamed of and so much more.  Of course, depending on who you talk to, Bryant might get even better, and he has even talked about this himself.  Winning all kinds Continue reading The Kris Bryant Extension Watch

I’ll Never Be Able to Afford to Go to a Cubs Game Again…and That’s OK

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The first Chicago Cubs game I ever attended at Wrigley Field was this one, around when my friend (a Chicago-area native) graduated from college.  It was a bit overcast, and it threatened to rain all day, but the Cubs won and I was satisfied.  I also recall that we got Continue reading I’ll Never Be Able to Afford to Go to a Cubs Game Again…and That’s OK

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving to you all. This year we have plenty to be thankful for. I want to start by saying thank you to each and every one of you who have read and shared this blog over the years. I want to thank the almost 21,000 of you who have Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

Cubs Silence the Haters Forever

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Once upon a time, before the Chicago Cubs could be considered “good,” I wrote something about how we as Cubs fans will be able to strut our stuff and celebrate baseball’s ultimate prize.  It wouldn’t have been fitting for our favorite squad to do this the easy way, so of Continue reading Cubs Silence the Haters Forever

The 2016 National League Central Champion Chicago Cubs

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And so on this day, September 15, In the Year of Our Lord 2016, the Chicago Cubs will have to wait at least another day to clinch the National League Central division.  Yet, they can pretty much just relax and stay healthy up until October…just like they have been doing Continue reading The 2016 National League Central Champion Chicago Cubs