Category Archives: 2017 Major League Baseball Season

Cubs Seek PC

No; the Cubs are not looking for a personal computer but, then again, maybe they are looking for a pc. That isn’t what I had in mind.  They are looking for a new Pitching Coach as Chris Bosio has been relieved of his duties by, the Chicago Cubs. The pitching staff was less than brilliant …

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Cubs Throw D.C. A Curve

The 5th game deciding the Division play-offs.  Cubs, and Nationals. The Cubs lost no time scoring the first run but, the game was far from over. Early on it was looking good for the Nats in the 2nd as they took a 4-1 lead.  Strasburg was not going to be used against the Cubs but, …

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One More Time In 2017 Regular Season

It might be a good fit for Cubs fans as the Cubs clinched their division in their long standing division rival St. Louis Cardinals home park.   What makes it better is the Cubs closed it out with a win to clinch without having to do the arithmetic based solely on a Milwaukee loss. A …

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MDA

WWMDA?????  Missing During Action???? Admittedly I seem to have abandoned this blog right in the middle of the season or, shortly thereafter. Really; My absence from this blog, and not the other blog has an explanation but, it is coupled with my laziness so, I won’t explain any further.   The abandonment could be explained but, …

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Cubs Need Nat Relief

The Cubs have lost their last 3.  2 to D-backs, and 1 to Washington. The good news: Even with that losing streak, the Cubs lead their division by a half game. The Cubs have 2 afternoon contests beginning today at Wrigley Field with the Nationals, and will close out the home stand on Sunday.  The …

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Cubs Increase Octane To Finish

….and while we’re at it, why not two tigers in the tank?   As this very successful 1960’s advertising campaign suggested, the Cubs had follow through with a dip in to their highly talented youth movement to obtain some pitching, and catching from Detroit before the trade deadline.   From the top prospect list, Detroit will …

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Winner 2017 Crosstown Cup

The Cubs get another Crosstown Cup to their credit, winning 3 of 4 from the White Sox this past week. On to Miller Park, and a 2-1 loss to begin the 1st of 3 with the Brewers. Talk about living life in the past, I almost referred to the Brewers as the Braves. Keyboarding the …

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Cubs Burn Rubber; Meet Chicago’s Sox

The Cubs long time division rival St. Louis Cardinals went 1 & 1 with the Cubs screeching rubber for a game 3 win.   The Red Birds were now eager to fly out of Wrigley Field but, had their wings clipped, sporting merely 1 win out of 3 games at Wrigley Field. That means the …

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You Won’t Find Me Arguing The Point

Theo Epstein is an all knowing guru of baseball.  When all is looking down, just look up. Epstein may add, and subtract here, and there but, he knows baseball.  He has a superior Field Manager, Joe Maddon who also knows baseball just like a guru as well.   They both know the core of greatness …

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Cubs 4 Game Win Streak Reigns After All Star Break

The Cubs may have discovered a group groove.  Three wins over Baltimore, and a win over Atlanta. Tonight they begin their attempt at five wins as rain reigns over a delay. Hopefully the weather will clear in Atlanta, and the Cubs will improve the groove!  

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