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Saturday

8

July 2017

7

COMMENTS

Bryant Has A Day; Knee Slapping In The Dugout; Maddon Delirious

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Kris Bryant had himself a day as he single handedly took the Cubs to victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. With that, are the Cubs taking this season serious? Do they want to make trades or not? Maddon has his own type of thinking, which has been seen constantly, but maybe he is not helping the cause of why this season has gone so terribly wrong.

Friday

7

July 2017

44

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The Pitching Implodes and Kyle Schwarber Returns

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Thursday morning I woke up, let my dog Rizzo out, and sat down at my desk in my home office to start working at about 6:30am CT. I had a work phone call at 1pm CT and planned to spend my lunch hour on the treadmill in our bonus room watching the first hour of the Cubs game before getting back to work for the rest of the day with the game on the radio. I was looking forward to it because it’s been a while since I last wrote a post here. It quickly became not very enjoyable. I […]

Thursday

6

July 2017

51

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Wednesday

5

July 2017

39

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Is The All-Star Break Here Yet?

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Another frustrating loss for the Cubs as they start getting back to full health, some talk about the man on the mound (and only the mound), and the start of trade rumor season. Plus your typical look at the day’s Minor League action.

Monday

3

July 2017

32

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On Pace for an Undefeated 2nd Half

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Happy long 4th of July weekend. It’s nice to have the 4th on a Tuesday, because the 3rd is just assumed as a holiday as well. That said, I gave the crew the day off, so you’re stuck with me. Let’s get right to the stuff you should know.