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Will try to claim his 5th Green Jacket, and first since 05'.

Winter, Sports and Discontent

I was shocked to hear that the body of Richard III, the former King of England who lost the game of life on a battlefield in 1485, was found parked under a parking lot thereby solving a 500-year old mystery, the existence of which I was completely unaware. My shock is more pedestrian, insofar as it reminds me that this […]

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Just  Got Paid

Cubs Going to Jackson ‘Cause No One Will Come Here

Theo Epstein finally made a free-agency splash by signing Edwin Jackson to a 4-yr $52-million deal that kinda boggles the mind. Jackson was 10-11 with a 4+ ERA on the best pitching staff in baseball in a relatively friendly pitchers’ park.  Not exactly the stuff warranting a $13 Million annual salary. Jackson’s best year was 5 years ago when he went 14-11 for the Tampa […]

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Getting Stomped by Albert Haynesworth in 2006

Bears and Cubs Refuse to Hibernate – Take Action to Fill Holes

The Chicago Bears’ O-Line has been fairly criticized all year for its atrocious play, and its weakness has been compounded by recent injruires to RG Lance Louis and LG Chris Spencer.  So the Bears have reacted by acquiring C Andre Gurode.  Gurode – who most recently played for the Ravens – gained some notoriety as a Cowboy when he was stomped on by Albert Haynesworth in an incident that started the […]

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Only Two From Chicago Going To MLB All Star Game

Only Two From Chicago Going To MLB All Star Game

One from each side of town will grace Phoenix July 12th at Chase Field for the MLB All Star Game. Carlos Quentin will be there for the south side and Starlin Castro will represent the north side. This will be Quentin’s second appearance and Castro’s first, Castro will be the youngest player at 21 to be selected for the Cubs ever. There is a final vote going on until July 7th, each league has one spot open waiting to be filled. Paul Konerko is currently leading the final vote for the AL and is hoping to make his 5th appearance in the Midsummer Classic.

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Cubs Extend Loosing Streak To Six

Cubs Extend Loosing Streak To Six

Your Chicago Cubs have added another loss to their now season high six after getting swept by their rival the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday. Chicago has now lost 9 out of their last 11 games, this is their second series in a row where they have failed to at least win one game. And with all the frustration in the air Carlos Zambrano let off some steam after Sunday’s game, critiquing fellow players and talking about his embarrassment.

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Cubs Care: $1 million In Grants

Cubs Care: $1 million In Grants

A rainy day in Chicago didn’t stop the Cubs from brightening up over 47 non-profit organizations missions. The Chicago Cubs teamed up with the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to announce more than $1 million in donations serving those in need in the Chicago Area. Pitcher Randy Wells passed out checks and shook the hands of grateful recipients during the 2011 Cubs […]

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Byrd Is The Word In Cubs Win

Byrd Is The Word In Cubs Win

Cubs move their record to 3-2 with win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Tuesday afternoon infront of another small crowd at Wrigley. Chicago’s starter Andrew Cashner pitched a good game but was removed half way through the sixth with tightness in his shoulder. Cubs support their pitchers with runs putting up one than Arizona to go onto win 6-5.

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Cubs Look Hot At Cold Wrigley

Cubs Look Hot At Cold Wrigley

Randy Wells gives up lead off home run, but it doesn’t startle him finishing with that being the only earned run. Bullpen looks good playing strong and doesn’t give up any runs. Chicago is 2-2 after the win at Wrigley against Diamondbacks. Carlos Zambrano who left the other day in his first start from a cramp in his throwing hand appears to be ok and will start his next game against Milwaukee. “I’ll be OK,” Zambrano said. “Just drink a lot of fluids, whatever I have to do to. There’s nothing I can do about it. It’s in my system.”

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No Cubs No Hey Chicago What An Opening Day

No Cubs No Hey Chicago What An Opening Day

“Ultimately, we got beat today and we have to figure out a way to beat these guys tomorrow, whether it’s the second game of the season or whatever.” Said by Cubs new manager Mike Quade after his first opening day game which ended in a loss to the Pirates 6-3.

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Final countdown: As season

Final countdown: As season

There has been a lot of commotion coming from the Cubs over the past few days. As opening day gets closer, April 1st, the Cubs have been busy planning opening day celebrations and finalizing the roster. One has been more positive than the other. The latest news to come out has been regarding $11.5-million pitcher Carlos Silva. Silva, who late […]

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