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October 2017

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Unicorns, Professors, and $1 Margaritas

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I agree, our pen is not what it was last year.  Our post-season team Batting Average, well, it’s bobbing around below the Mendoza Line.  Hell, our manager is making weird decisions and in many ways I can’t blame him.  The runway is very short this post-season and errors in judgement are far easier to run into than they were last year.   We aren’t much further off than we were last season though.  A quick look back will serve you well.

Tuesday

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October 2017

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NLDS Game 3 : We Won, So Act Like It

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If you took all of the negative energy in sports and bottled it up, shook it, and released the cap and let it explode, the discharge would look something like a chain of Cubs related Twitter rants and hot takes. Monday’s game was no exception. We could create a whole new professional baseball league with all of the brilliant baseball minds out there.  I am not above the ability to critique a lifetime baseball man and World Series Champion manager, but for the love of Banks and Santo, I seriously think some of these people are still trying to live in the age of the loveable loser.  At Any Rate, Game 3…..

Wednesday

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September 2017

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A Few Things, Before We Start The Postseason

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May The Force Be With You, Even Though The Odds Are Against You My goal for the 2017 version of the Cubs was simple. Make the postseason. I had prepared myself for the inevitable, that of course being the Cubs probably would not repeat as World Series champs. After walking through winter with a perma-grin from ear to ear, the mental orgy, if you will, ceased in early spring. All that was left was the thought of a new season, doing it all over again, and a question…how will they top that one? 162 games can be a cruel marathon, just ask any […]

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