Looking Back at Week 11 of MLB

The Cubs suffer at the hands of the Cardinals, Giancarlo Stanton breaks his hand and Cole Hamels may consider more than a handful of trade suitors.


Yesterday’s News: Maddon is tech savvy, errors costly in Minnesota

Published on June 20th, 20159 comment

It was a rough one in Minnesota last night, but a 2 HR performance from Anthony Rizzo and the surprisingly good Edwin Jackson give reason for some optimism for the rest of this series.

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Back In Time to 2015

Published on June 18th, 20159 comment

I apologize upfront…I am going to sound a bit like an ogre…or at least an angry old man in this post. This column may also seem irreverent to those of you looking for the usual nuggets of Cubs’ history that I typically write about…but this week I am hopping on a (very sarcastic) soap box.

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Did We Witness a Hall of Fame Debut?

Published on June 18th, 201524 comment

Last night, in a 17-0 rout of the Cleveland Indians, we saw the debut of Kyle Schwarber at the plate. Did we witness the first hits of a future hall of famer?

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Yesterday’s News: Stanley Cup visits Wrigley, Cubs get blanked

Published on June 17th, 201516 comment

The Stanley Cup made a stop at Wrigley, the Cubs underwhelmed, and don’t look now – the Cardinals are under investigation by the FBI…

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Minor League Update: Happ signs, Ramirez returning soon?

Published on June 16th, 2015one comment

The Cubs have already signed their first round draft pick, which means he’s headed for short season single A ball in Oregon right away, and Neil Ramirez could be back soon.

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Yesterday’s News: Game postponed, Schwarber called up

Published on June 16th, 201533 comment

Even without a game, there was plenty of exciting news for Cubs fans last night, as well see yet another highly touted prospect make his debut in the majors.

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Best MLB interleague bets

Published on June 15th, 2015no comments

Interleague action used to be a special time of the season when baseball bettors got a break from the norm. Now, the American and National Leagues are clashing on a […]

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Looking Back at Week 10 of MLB

Published on June 15th, 201513 comment

Rodriguez reaches milestones, Chris Heston throws his first no-hitter and the Cubs walk off in two straight games.

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Yesterday’s News: Back to back Castro walk-offs

Published on June 15th, 201516 comment

The Jon Lester narratives are getting a bit stale, but in spite of his lack of plate and pickoff prowess, he turned out a very nice start in last night’s series finale.

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