The Cubs Pre-End-of-Season Postseason Preview

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The Chicago Cubs clinched a postseason berth the other day, and decided to celebrate it: Your browser does not support iframes. I’m okay with this, given that the team had been so far up in the standings for so long, have already matched the 2004 team’s win total with a Continue reading The Cubs Pre-End-of-Season Postseason Preview

The Chicago Cubs Are Going to the Postseason

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I forgot to thank Josh properly for his generous gift of tickets to Jake Arrieta Day.  So thanks, Josh. Well, we’re here…#Cubs game thanks to @cjdubbya. Posted by World Series Dreaming on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 It was a slightly askew view of the big replay board, but we got to Continue reading The Chicago Cubs Are Going to the Postseason

Highlights from a Cubs Doubleheader

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The Chicago Cubs split a doubleheader with the Pittsburgh Pirates, winning the nightcap behind a strong pitching performance from Jon Lester and some timely defense.  Lester even picked a guy off after Starling Marte took off way too early when Lester stared him down. I think the most important play, Continue reading Highlights from a Cubs Doubleheader

Important Cubs Information

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Kyle Schwarber had fun: Your browser does not support iframes. So did #AtCubs: Slow down, @kschwarb12. And be careful! 1. http://t.co/forJ8nEGWv 2. http://t.co/nHblKVbecV #Crushed pic.twitter.com/Gc1o6js5g8 — MLB (@MLB) September 12, 2015 Kris Bryant had fun too: Your browser does not support iframes. And not to be outdone, Jake Arrieta also Continue reading Important Cubs Information

Anthony Rizzo’s 100th, and here’s to many more

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Fine offense, defense, and just enough pitching allowed the Chicago Cubs to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals to take the series with a chance to sweep on Wednesday afternoon. We had a milestone as Anthony Rizzo blasted his 100th career homer to put the Cubs up early: Your browser does Continue reading Anthony Rizzo’s 100th, and here’s to many more

As Cubs Inch Closer to the Wild Card, Playoff Roster Decisions Loom

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As the Chicago Cubs march into St. Louis to play the dreaded Cardinals, we cannot help but believe they are on their way to the playoffs. With a healthy lead over the Washington Nationals and San Fransisco Giants for the second Wild Card, how can we not? Believing the Cubs Continue reading As Cubs Inch Closer to the Wild Card, Playoff Roster Decisions Loom

Getting Closer to Cubs in October…

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Once upon a time, Jeff Samardzija said that the Chicago Cubs’ offense was all feast or famine. Well, for the most part this weekend, they feasted. They feasted so much that Jonathan Herrera got to make a curtain call even though nobody asked for one: Your browser does not support Continue reading Getting Closer to Cubs in October…

Magic Number: 21

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And lo, on this Saturday, the 5th of September, 2015, the Chicago Cubs once again found themselves 20 games above .500 (there’s a hilarious Twitter thread about that, by the way), riding the arm of Jake Arrieta (who wouldn’t get another no-hitter, but who cares) and some grinding at-bats from Cubs Continue reading Magic Number: 21

September Call-Ups During An Unexpectedly Important Cubs Season (Updates: Initial Wave Set, Some DFAs)

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School had started for me, and it totally slipped my mind while I was busy beyond words that September was right around the corner.  Tuesday, in fact, is the first day that any member of the Chicago Cubs’ 40-man roster can be called up as reinforcements and to spell the Continue reading September Call-Ups During An Unexpectedly Important Cubs Season (Updates: Initial Wave Set, Some DFAs)

The Wild Wild West

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I won’t lie, I hate the west coast trips. They are my least favorite time of the season, and that has absolutely nothing to do with the teams the Chicago Cubs face. The games start way to late for me to fully enjoy them, especially during the week when you Continue reading The Wild Wild West