Three Strikes – Baez Has a Word to Your Mother

Published on May 9th, 201630 comment

Javier Baez helped the Cubs walk off and salute Cubs mom’s everywhere with a home run in extras, capping off a sweep of the Pirates and the Nationals on the week.

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The Importance of Depth, Versatility, and Maddon’s Brilliance

Published on May 6th, 201664 comment

The Cubs are 21-6. How has this been accomplished? Depth, versatility, and the brilliance of their manager, Joe Maddon.

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Three Strikes – Back From the Hospital

Published on May 6th, 201665 comment

My apologies for being a little quiet the last week and a half. It’s been a time for my family, which I’ll elaborate on at the end of the post. After all, this is a baseball site, not a personal site.

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Looking Into the Shadows at Jon Lester

Published on May 5th, 201613 comment

Jake Arrieta is the team’s ace—we know that. But he can’t do it alone, and so far, he doesn’t have to. Jon Lester, off to a excellent start this season, has regained his form and is armed and dangerous.

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Three Strikes – Lester, Offense carry Cubs to sweep of Pirates

Published on May 5th, 201629 comment

Get your brooms out, folks. It’s always nice when you can get a road sweep, and even nicer when that sweep comes at the hand of a division rival.

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Three Strikes – Welcome to Pittsburgh!

Published on May 3rd, 201651 comment

The Cubs opened their series in Pittsburgh with a decisive 7-2 win. Next up, Filthy Jake!

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Recap and Look Ahead

Published on May 2nd, 201623 comment

Let’s take a brief look back at the weekend’s baseball, and a quick look toward the week ahead. The Cubs are headed to Pittsburgh then back to Wrigley to host the Nationals.

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Sophomore Slumps? Not with These Guys

Published on April 29th, 201649 comment

Luke debunks the Sophomore Slump! Doesn’t seem to apply in the Cubs’ case!

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Stat of the Week – How Good Are The Cubs?

Published on April 29th, 201624 comment

A look at just how good the Cubs start to the 2016 season has been so far. It’s been a fun ride so far.

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