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 ┬áChicago 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 »