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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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Bet You Didn’t Expect To Hear From Me

Well……here I am!  Yes, the Dodgers are going to the World Series which means the Cubs are not going to repeat.  At least not this year. You, and I knew from the beginning this would be a big climb for the Cubs who did not shine like they did last year.  In fact, it was …

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Cubs Only 3 Down, Not Out…Again

The Dodgers have a 3 game lead in the NLCS but, it’s time once again for deja-vu, again!  (Thanks to Yogi Berra for the insight.) It was 2016, and it looked as though Cubs fans would have to wait 109 years for a World Series Championship.  Cleveland had a commanding 3 game lead.  Cubs Nay-sayers …

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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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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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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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