Too Bad the Rains Never Came

Published on September 29th, 2016one comment

Have you ever wondered if Theo Epstein is related to Brian Epstein, the guy who managed the Beatles? I never gave that a moment of thought until I saw the headline announcing that the Cubs have extended Theo’s contract five years. My first thought was “FANTASTIC”. My second thought was, “Gee, I wonder if Theo is related to Brian Epstein?”

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Published on September 27th, 201668 comment

The Cubs reached a milestone last night in a week that is essentially meaningless.

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The good coffee tastes bitter today

Published on September 26th, 201618 comment

We interrupt this captivating and enjoyable baseball season to bring you back to earth – there is no greater dose of reality and life’s frailty than the death of a […]

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Book Excerpt: Let’s Go Cubs! A New Era on the North Side

Published on September 24th, 201618 comment

The Daily Herald just recently put out a new book and they were kind enough to send me a copy to preview and post an excerpt from.

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Another Day, Another Win

Published on September 22nd, 201649 comment

On bobblehead night for Cubs’ organist Gary Pressy, the Cubs beat the sad sack Cincinnati Reds 9 to 2 behind a very solid John Lackey. Lackey was the star, notching his 10th win this season. Winning at least 10 games is something that Lackey has done about a hundred times in his career. But there were other notables tonight too. So let’s do a quick run down.

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