Winning Covers A Lot

Published on May 25th, 2016no comments

If the last few days have got you down, hopefully yesterday’s win with the promise that today is Jake day has you feeling just fine. My guess is the coffee tastes better today than it has been. Down on the farm we have video of longballs from Willson Contreras and Ian Happ and the end of a long losing streak for one team.

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Memory and Perspective

Published on May 24th, 20167 comment

In 2008, I liked our team and thought we had a realistic chance of making it to the World Series. That was only a short time ago, and yet many fans seem to have forgotten the utter joy and hard lesson of that wonderful season.

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#Cardinals Kick the Cubs in the Twig AND the Berries

Published on May 24th, 201613 comment

If you came away from last night’s loss to the Cardinals angry, you have every right to feel that way. It was a game we should have won and we couldn’t close it out. It sucks, especially at the hands of the Cardinals, but take a breath and look at the standings and let’s get them tonight.

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Cubs Water Cooler Topics

Published on May 23rd, 20166 comment

The weekend rolling over to yet another Monday marks another day to avoid work talking Cubs baseball at the water cooler. This post briefly discusses a few hot topics on the Northside…

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It’s Not Easy Being the Best Team in MLB

Published on May 23rd, 201627 comment

I know that as you read this, you’re disappointed. I know the last 10 games or so have been discouraging and making you possibly revert back to the traditional Cubs thinking that this isn’t our year after all, but I would encourage you to stop that thinking and that attitude right now.

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Prospect Spotlight: Dylan Cease

Published on May 22nd, 20165 comment

The Cubs 8th ranked prospect for 2016 is right-handed pitcher Dylan Cease. Nick Dorey takes a look at Cease for Cubs fans in an afternoon quickie.

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MLB is a Whore, but I Love Her Anyway

Published on May 22nd, 20166 comment

Joe is a little angry this morning as he had to miss last night’s game and the Cubs made a move beforehand that he didn’t like.

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What The Cubs Can Do If Jason Heyward’s Injury Is Serious

Published on May 21st, 201621 comment

Yesterday we saw the Cubs win against the Giants behind another great start by Jake Arrieta, but it was the injury to Jason Heyward in the 1st inning that had Joe’s brain buzzing about what happens if Heyward is shelved long term.

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Don’t Panic (Yet)

Published on May 20th, 201620 comment

It’s been a frustrating week. We’ve been riding high all season with this ridiculous start, but we all knew that the Cubs weren’t actually going to maintain this pace and win 140 games this season.

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