Archive for September 2015

First Step Accomplished: Cubs Clinch Wild Card

First Step Accomplished: Cubs Clinch Wild Card
Cubs lose to Pirates But thanks to a Giants loss They are playoff bound It would have been more exciting if the Cubs managed a come from behind win at Wrigley on Friday. But a few seemingly small things combined to prevent that from happening on Friday. The wind was blowing in hard. So when... Read more »

The Cubs In Haiku: A Saturday of "If Only"s

The Cubs In Haiku: A Saturday of "If Only"s
If only Rizzo Made that play in the seventh The Cubs might have won Saturday night was frustrating. The Cubs won a double header on Friday, and the Cardinals lost two (including a suspended game) earlier on Saturday. So when Travis Wood took the mound for his first start since May the Cubs were only... Read more »

Ernie is smiling - an old fashioned double header

Ernie is smiling - an old fashioned double header
Rain out in Philly Means that Friday’s gonna be Ernie’s perfect day! Ernie Banks would have loved how things worked out Thursday night in Philadelphia. I know that 100 kids from Hazleton, Pennsylvania are twice as excited as they were on Wednesday. More on that later. But first, let’s review a couple of great things... Read more »
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Bernie Lincicome: Cubs hater or idiot?

Bernie Lincicome: Cubs hater or idiot?
Bernie Lincicome He’s either a Cubs hater Or an idiot Either Bernie Lincicome, “special contributor to the  Chicago Tribune”, hates the Cubs or he’s simply stupid (or perhaps feigning ignorance to attract readers) when it comes to baseball. On Saturday, the Tribune published a rant by this old curmudgeon in which he tried to prove... Read more »