Archive for September 2012

All your conventional baseball wisdom is meaningless

We have been blogging about the Cubs at GROTA for quite a while now. Through that spectrum, a number of events can be viewed as what they are – cyclic, not surprising, just a part of the game. A good example of this attitude can be seen, right now, in the play of other teams in the... Read more »

The worst season of our lives is not 2012

No, upon reflection, the worst season of our lives is surely one in which the Cubs broke our hearts. This year, there’s been none of the heartbreak (except, maybe, when Kerry surrendered early on) and the losses feel just as meaningless as the wins. It’s been hard to blog about the Cubs. Heck, it’s been... Read more »

Is there a place in the New Cubs organization for Old Cubs

Is there a place in the New Cubs organization for Old Cubs
Yesterday, four months after his abrupt yet necessary retirement from the game, Kerry Wood was honored by the Cubs with a pre-game ceremony, including a first pitch by his son Justin (who is as “effectively wild” as his old man) and, finally, an essentially solo performance of “Ballgame” by Justin during the 7th inning stretch. ... Read more »
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Don't miss the point on the 2012 Cubs

Thoughts from the Ass End of Night: So I’m up early on a Sunday morning, as ordered by the powers that be at my place of occupation. The good news is that for once, there is nothing to fear, everything is going well.  However, I’m up and must remain so in case the planned implementation... Read more »

More thoughts on the Start of the Reconstruction

More thoughts on the Start of the Reconstruction
I have watched more Cubs baseball this week than I have all season.  I totally understand this brands me as a sick, twisted individual who apparently has no life and no appreciation for quality.  The first of two reasons why I have watched the Cubs this week is because I figured they would win these... Read more »