Posts tagged "Luis Valbuena"

Post-Turkey Coma Notes

Post-Turkey Coma Notes
Looks like the earlier bout of random hacking was cleared up, not sure what happened there.  I don’t really surf for anything illicit on this machine (because I’m a law-abiding citizen, see?) so that was quite a surprise, but WSD on ChicagoNow is back in action after recovery from a net coma as well as... Read more »

Thankfulness

Thankfulness
Today is Thanksgiving. On this day, I hope that you and yours are celebrating safely and warmly, surrounded by friends and family, watching football and scarfing down copious amounts of food.  Kudos to those who have donated their time and resources to help the less fortunate before and during this holiday, and my well wishes... Read more »

Cubs 40 Man Roster Likely to See Significant Turnover

Cubs 40 Man Roster Likely to See Significant Turnover
This off-season is one that the Cubs, front office and business operations alike, and the team’s fans have been pointing to as a time to step forward.  The business staff is getting their much needed Wrigley renovation and the WGN portion of the games will be contracted at some point.  As far as the baseball... Read more »
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Ivy's Roundup: Goodbye to Wrigley

Ivy's Roundup: Goodbye to Wrigley
The Cubs are on a bus or a charter plane to Milwaukee right now for tonight’s series, but we have a bit of a sad as this means no more Cubs games in Chicago this year.  Sometime soon, the Cubs and the city of Chicago will start digging holes and actively renovating Wrigley Field, so... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Sweeping Away a Round Of Brews

Ivy's Roundup: Sweeping Away a Round Of Brews
Nothing beats a round of Miller Lite, unless of course you are sweeping the team they sponsor. 9/01: W Cubs 4, Brewers 2 W: Turner (5-8) L: Nelson (2-6) SV: Rondon (23)   For the first time since April 4th. the Brewers found themselves out of first place in the National League Central. A 4-2 loss to... Read more »

Ivy's Round Up: A Soler Eclipse

Ivy's Round Up: A Soler Eclipse
The Chicago Cubs went to Cincinnati and played three games against the Reds. The highlight of the trip might have been the debut of top prospect Jorge Soler!   8/26: W Cubs 3, Reds 0 W: Wood (8-11) L: Cueto (15-8) SV: Rondon (22)   Travis Wood finally got a win! The former Cincinnati Red,... Read more »
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Ivy's Round Up: Hurricane Wrigley

Ivy's Round Up: Hurricane Wrigley
As life tends  to do now and then, things get busy and we are unable to do the series break down. But never fear, Ivy has you covered with a week’s worth of recaps.Here is the recap of the last series vs. the Giants and Orioles:   8/19: W Cubs 2, Giants 1 W: Wada... Read more »

Rice goes to Wrigley Field

Rice goes to Wrigley Field
My father-in-law had never been to an actual baseball game before, so the wife suggested that I take him to a ballgame at Wrigley Field while he was in town.  He was very receptive to the idea (took a ton of pictures too) and had a great time.  I also got to hang out with... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Dodge This

Ivy's Roundup: Dodge This
In case you’ve been living under a rock and missed the millions of tweets and articles about it, let me make you aware that JAVY BAEZ GOT THE CALL! Yes, Javier Baez will be joining the team Tuesday in Colorado and oh how I wish I was there. I know we’re all excited about thinking... Read more »
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Ivy's Roundup: There Were Bright Spots, I Swear!

Ivy's Roundup: There Were Bright Spots, I Swear!
Hooray, Ivy is back from a nice break and a sweet vacation!  And boy, what a crummy series to have to come back and recap, but let’s get to it anyway…great to be back! Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds, Great American Ball Park Monday, July 7 – Cubs 3, Reds 9 W: Leake (7-7) L:... Read more »