Archive for August 2015

Catching Up With Cubs Top Prospect Michael Heesch

Catching Up With Cubs Top Prospect Michael Heesch
Many athletes dream of being drafted by a professional sports team, but very few can say they were drafted by their favorite team. Myrtle Beach Pelicans relief pitcher Michael Heesch is one of the lucky few living that dream. A native of Crystal Lake, Il., Heesch is a life-long Cubs fan who was selected in... Read more »

Little Honey's First Game. Spoiler-Cubs Win!

I was the oldest child in my family and do not know what it’s like to be the youngest. Going to the Cubs games lately has meant my son went with Daddy and “Little Honey” stayed home with Mommy. As far as I know shopping and hanging out with Mommy isn’t too bad of a... Read more »

Facebook Group Is Sending Underpriviledged Kids To Cubs Game

Cubs go for the sweep today versus the Atlanta Braves. Jason Hammel will try to regain his first half form. Hammel was terrific in the first half. He left the game right before the all-star break with a hamstring problem and hasn’t looked the same in the second half. The Cubs facebook group Elite Cubs... Read more »
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Should Players' Salaries Matter To Fans?

At the last Cubs game I went to, I was looking at jerseys that the fans were wearing. There was a lot of Rizzo and the most popular by far was Kris Bryant. I don’t know that I saw any Jon Lester jerseys at all. It made me wonder if fans are holding his lucrative... Read more »

It's ok to be optimistic about the Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have won nine straight games. This is not a misprint. This is really a new Cubs team. The winning is a year ahead of schedule by most expert predictors. Part of being be a Cubs fan is learning to expect the worst. Cubs have had a few teams that were near misses... Read more »

Out with the Old, In with the New?

Out with the Old, In with the New?
Some may have been surprised to hear news over the weekend that Starlin Castro would no longer be in the starting lineup for the Cubs. Others, not so much. Castro’s lingering struggles have finally forced the Cubs to face an issue they have seen coming for awhile: there’s to much talent in the infield. Of... Read more »
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The Middle Infield Question

The Middle Infield Question
I am a big fan of roster speculation, and probably spend too much of my spare time thinking about kinds of lineups the Cubs will run onto the field on any given game day. This has been an especially interesting thing to do this season, particularly as we have seen an influx of young talent... Read more »