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Trump Training Eye Towards Ricketts Family

Trump Training Eye Towards Ricketts Family

Somehow the Cubs, and in specific the Cubs Ownership has come into the crosshairs of the “Trump Train” because of the spending against him done in the primary race of Florida by the Ricketts Family. Now to his credit the Donald did win by a whopping 20 points in the Sunshine State, beating out Marco Rubio, who the Ricketts were […]

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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo talk during spring training baseball practice, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, in Mesa, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Matt York)

Value on the Cheap at Wrigley

How can the mid-market Cubs spend money like their big-market counterparts in the Yankees, Dodgers, or Red Sox? Well for starters if you’re the Cubs you’ve been compiling high draft picks for several years now that are under team control for the foreseeable future. The Cubs had the ability to spend like drunken sailors this winter for several reasons; one […]

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How To Improve

How To Improve

How does a team that won a 101 games in total improve on last year. Well for starters the Cubs are going to get a lot of help from last year and the experience that was gained by not only winning 97 regular season games but getting out of the NL Wild Card Game and the NL Divisional Round. The […]

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This trio is inching closer to overturning baseballs sorriest franchise.

All Eyes On You Theo

After the Cubs dismal performance in the NLCS against the Mets the real question that needs to be asked is what do the Cubs need to do in order to not get swept next year. The Cubs were outscored 21-8 in the series and struck out 37 times while mustering just 21 hits. The duo of Lester and Arrieta both […]

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NL Wild Card Preview: Jake Arrieta

NL Wild Card Preview: Jake Arrieta

Tomorrow night the Cubs play the biggest game of their season and the most anticipated one in the last seven years. Jake Arrieta (22-6, 1.77 ERA, 236K) ¬†will take the ball in his first postseason game after notching career highs and lows across the board. Arrieta is on a year and a half skyrocket of an ascension that has many […]

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Here We Go Folks!

Here We Go Folks!

The Major League Baseball Season ends on Sunday afternoon and barring any major meltdowns, the Pittsburgh Pirates will host the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park next Wednesday for the right to face the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS starting a week from yesterday. The probable starters for the NL Wild Card Game will be Gerrit Cole squaring off against […]

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Money Can’t Buy Everything

Money Can’t Buy Everything

For the first time in his career Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs threw a no-hitter. It was an absolutely dazzling performance in front of the whole country against a team with the highest payroll in the history of the sport at roughly $273 Million. The Los Angeles Dodgers were without one of their biggest bats last night in Yasiel […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 27:  Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Chicago Cubs in the top of the first inning at AT&T Park on August 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

West Coast’s Choppy Start

After winning six in a row the Cubs have dropped their last two games, and appear to be in prime position to again fall below 20-games over five-hundred when they face the Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw tonight at Dodger Stadium. The Cubs got a first hand look yesterday at Giants ace and NL Cy Young candidate Madison Bumgarner who struck out […]

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Walking Off Tall!

Walking Off Tall!

The Chicago Cubs did it again today! The Cubs were supposed to have today off but there was a scheduled makeup game added to their schedule stemming from a series earlier in the year with the Cleveland Indians. The starting pitchers were two of the best in baseball as Jon Lester opposed reigning AL Cy Young Award Winner Corey Kluber […]

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Stumbling

Stumbling

The Cubs didn’t exactly pick the right time to email their season ticket holders notifying them they could purchase for the upcoming postseason today. The Cubs have now lost three in a row after having won their previous 15/16. Cubs ace Jon Lester got rocked last night in one of the shortest outings this season after giving up a three […]

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