Game 18 Notes – It’s Hammel Time

Jason Hammel channeled his inner Cy Young on Monday and kept the Pirates guessing all night. The heart of the Cubs offense struck early and solidified an important division win.

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Recapping The Top Stories in Week Three of MLB

Published on April 27th, 201512 comment

The Mets continue to defy the odds, and the Royals continue to seek revenge on everyone that may have wronged them. The Cubs are being led by their young stars, and the Cardinals lost their ace.

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Game 17 Notes – Addison Russell Comes Through

Published on April 27th, 201515 comment

When you watched this game, it really was much closer than the 5-2 score would indicate. Joe Aiello checks in this morning with yesterday’s game notes.

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4/25 Postponement Notes

Published on April 25th, 201512 comment

Even without a game today, there is still plenty to talk about with the Cubs, who have already provided a year’s worth of excitement in this very young season. Today it’s the question of Javier Baez’ return and the surplus of catchers.

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Game 16 Notes – I Ain’t Missing You At All

Published on April 25th, 201516 comment

This baseball team is just plain fun to watch. It would be a little more fun to watch on Central time, but beggars can’t be choosy. Here are a few notes from the game.

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The Plan: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Published on April 24th, 20152 comment

Now that The Plan seems to be coming to fruition, let’s take an overview of what has happened so far, and what might be coming down the road.

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Game 15 Notes – Bad Bullpen Day

Published on April 24th, 201515 comment

These days, every day of the year is some sort of theme day. There is bosses day, secretaries day, eat pie day, cut your toenails day. For the Cubs, Thursday was “bad bullpen day”.

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Is 2015 a Historic Start for the Chicago Cubs?

Published on April 23rd, 20152 comment

Chris Neitzel checks in with a look at how 2015′s start to the season compares to some of the historic starts in Cubs history in this edition of Northside Archives.

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Game 14 Notes – Late Rally Falls Short

Published on April 23rd, 20152 comment

Is it just me or did yesterday’s game feel different up until the 8th inning? We talk about it in today’s game notes.

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