Archive for May 2012

Cubs: it's not the losing as much as it is who's doing the losing

Dunno about you, but I find it to be a very bewildering time to be a Cub fan. As far as the whole “Ricketts Family puts hand out for public aid in a city run by Obama’s ex-chief of staff at the same time Pappy Joe decides to finance a Super PAC with the sole... Read more »

We are in this together

I have the bad habit of actually thinking that I can win arguments on the internet. The good news is, it’s a trait I share with most people who use the internet regularly. Okay – maybe that’s not really good news, per se. I can’t help but notice on this site that individuals have demonstrated... Read more »

Wood leaving is sad. Here are happy things!

First: hey dorks, quit messing with Rob. Keep it up and I will punch you in the mouth. Second: =(. Bye Kerry. You were/are a leader, a stand-up dude, and one of those rare athletes with obviously special talent. Doug Glanville today described your curveball as a snowflake that hits a tornado halfway to home... Read more »
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We shouldn't really leave Wrigley Field feeling miserable

We shouldn't really leave Wrigley Field feeling miserable
From Paul Sullivan in the Trib: He said he felt like he was putting manager Dale Sveum in unfair situations with his inability to pitch on consecutive days because of a balky right shoulder. On the Friday single season tickets went on sale, it was a crazy ass day at work, and I had forgotten... Read more »

Wood departs, his impact remains

You don’t have to look very far today to find a Cubs blog talking about Kerry Wood. I’m sure they are all mentioning his impact on Cub fans – the 20K game, the 2003 playoff performance, the homerun upon return from Tommy John Surgery, the numerous hometown discounts, and so much more. For many of... Read more »

Frustrating times both in Cub Nation in general and at Goatriders in particular

Been taking some shit from some of you about the brevity and the sparsity of our posts.  I could assume a lot of it is due to your frustration of being a Cubs fan.  I share your frustration.  The season is a month old and, what, Marmol has lost four goddancing games all by himself?  It was... Read more »
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Just ONE question about the Epstein Plan for the Cubs?

Just ONE question about the Epstein Plan for the Cubs?
How does watching Marmol blow half of our winnable games fit in? UPDATE: Sveum says he’s thinking about it, now.  O RLY?