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Daily Archive: October 17, 2017

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How the Cubs can come back in this series. Part II

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Yesterday I broke down what the Cubs pitchers needed to do in order for us to get back into, and even win this series against the Dodgers.  Yes, pitching and defense win championships.  But so does being disciplined at the plate and not looking like a fool on every pitch that you see.  Is it me or does every other team look like they know what they are doing at the plate other than the Cubs?  Starting with Yu Darvish tonight, the Cubs need to have the right mindset at the plate and get the bats going. Jon Jay:  Mr. […]

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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.