Choosing 2017 Cubs Games To Attend Based On the Promotional Schedule

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Did you all see this yet? ⏰ pic.twitter.com/12xq5unXI9 — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) January 17, 2017 Depending on who you talk to, this might be the best or the worst promotional item ever devised.  And it also gave me some inspiration with respect to the team to the North… While Continue reading Choosing 2017 Cubs Games To Attend Based On the Promotional Schedule

Albert Almora and the Chamber of Prospects – A Cubs Story In Pictures

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We’re days away from the latest movie in the Harry Potter franchise, Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.  A good number of us are Harry Potter fans, and my son has gone as Harry Potter with authentic robe and wand two Halloweens running.  After the last Cubs story in Continue reading Albert Almora and the Chamber of Prospects – A Cubs Story In Pictures

Wrigley Field Plaza Ordinance Passes — City Council Approves

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If you were following the timelines of intrepid Chicago reporters Danny Ecker and Fran Spielman, you’ll know that the city of Chicago’s License Committee just approved the new Wrigley Field plaza ordinance proposed by Rahm Emanuel last week.  The Chicago Cubs, despite funding the renovations pretty much all by themselves, Continue reading Wrigley Field Plaza Ordinance Passes — City Council Approves

Goatbusters – A Cubs Story In Pictures

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You may be familiar with some of our previous work, what with Kris Bryant doing a Quantum Leap and my original goofball idea of Theo Epstein as Indiana Jones.  It’s been a while since I’ve had time to think about another one, what with school and life, but now that Continue reading Goatbusters – A Cubs Story In Pictures

The Cubs & Chicago…Well, That’s News To Me!

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As you’ve known since the Ricketts Family proposed all the changes shortly after they bought the Chicago Cubs, there have been plans for an outdoor entertainment plaza right next to Wrigley Field to boost revenue and make Wrigleyville a bit more fun than it is.  In fact, if you go Continue reading The Cubs & Chicago…Well, That’s News To Me!

Ivy’s Roundup – You’re In Our House, MFer!

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So Ivy was gonna do this, but then she got busy at work (life, I know!), and her coworkers apparently are the Devil, so I gotta do it now.  Which is cool, because we just finished a nice 8-2 homestand after the last time the Chicago Cubs won a series. Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – You’re In Our House, MFer!

Rationalizing Cubs Losses When They’re Up 9.5 Games In the Division

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I got to go to Wrigley Field with a friend today for Jake Arrieta Day, but alas, it was not to be, as I am now 0-for-2 at Wrigley Field this season so far.  I probably shouldn’t be allowed to go to Cubs games anymore for the rest of the Continue reading Rationalizing Cubs Losses When They’re Up 9.5 Games In the Division

Tom Ricketts Gets Mad(dish) (UPDATE)

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Given all the crap the Ricketts Family and the Chicago Cubs have had to go through to even start the renovation process on Wrigley Field, you might not be surprised to hear that Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts isn’t too happy with the locals right now… Plaza is most frustrated I've Continue reading Tom Ricketts Gets Mad(dish) (UPDATE)

The Professor Takes the Phillies to School

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On a day when the wind was blowing out and the offense wasn’t as prodigious as we have been used to, Kyle Hendricks gave the bullpen a breather after Friday’s rain-delayed victory.  As you can see, Hendricks needed only 104 pitches (and probably less if a couple of plays had Continue reading The Professor Takes the Phillies to School

Ivy’s Roundup – A Series Victory Was In The Cards

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We know that the Cubs are good at baseball (and also at just about everything), and it showed this past series.  Let’s take a look at the three game series recap vs. the Cardinals:   Cubs @ Cardinals 5/23: L Cardinals 4, Cubs 3 W: Rosenthal (2-1) L: Warren (3-1) Continue reading Ivy’s Roundup – A Series Victory Was In The Cards