Posts tagged "Mike Olt"

Good things are coming...

Good things are coming...
Let’s set up the automatic disclaimer that Tuesday night’s victory was only against the pathetic San Diego Padres, and just enjoy this awesome blast onto Sheffield Avenue by Arismendy Alcantara.  You can click the “more from this game” tag to get more highlights!  Kyle Hendricks got his first major league win, by the way. First,... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Hanging the Red Sox out to dry

Ivy's Roundup: Hanging the Red Sox out to dry
You never really see this coming, do you?  The Chicago Cubs, one of the worst (though not absolutely worst) teams in the majors, plays the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox, and you think to yourself that it’s probably not going to work out too well.  But wait… Chicago Cubs vs. Boston Red Sox,... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: A Win For Cubs Dads Everywhere

Ivy's Roundup: A Win For Cubs Dads Everywhere
First of all, Happy Father’s Day again to everyone!  I had a blast hanging out with the boy all morning.  We went to the park, then ate some Potbelly, then watched How to Train Your Dragon 2.  Pretty nifty movie.  Oh yeah, in case you missed it, the Cubs won the ball game (I got... Read more »
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What to do with Kris Bryant?

What to do with Kris Bryant?
Kris Bryant was the second overall pick in the 2013 MLB Rule 4 Amateur Draft and the top pick by the Chicago Cubs.  Kris Bryant has dreamy eyes that will thaw the coldest of souls and impregnate fans with a wink and a smile.  Kris Bryant also happens to be very good at destroying baseballs.... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: The One Where the Cubs Kicked Garza's Teeth In

Ivy's Roundup: The One Where the Cubs Kicked Garza's Teeth In
Ivy got swamped at work and I don’t have to grade papers because I did it already, so here I am again with another recap! Let’s see how the Cubs did against the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend before Derek Jeter, Alfonso Soriano, Masahiro Tanaka and friends play at Wrigley Field… Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs... Read more »

Ivy Files: At least Monday was fun

Ivy Files: At least Monday was fun
Still no Ivy, but you get a recap anyway. It wasn’t a great series for the Cubs, but at least it provided one pleasant night for Cubs fans. 5-12 Chicago Cubs 17 St. Louis Cardinals 5 The Cubs managed to knock the Cardinals under .500 briefly for the second time this season, and they managed... Read more »
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Olt-rage

Olt-rage
As one would have to expect, when the lineup for last nights lineup came out, and Mike Olt was not starting for the Chicago Cubs, fans started getting mad. Despite his being among the team leaders in both plate appearances and at bats, fans are not happy with the infrequency of his playing time. This... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Insert Native American Joke Here

Ivy's Roundup: Insert Native American Joke Here
Ivy’s off being an auntie still so here’s Rice picking up the slack. We saw a few not-so-pleasant milestones this weekend.  Three quality starts wasted, bad offense, and the 10000th loss in Cubs franchise history during the first three-game sweep of the season.  Wow! Don’t worry though guys, the Cubs are still 10450-10000 all-time heading... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: In Soviet Russia, Sox Clean You

Ivy's Roundup: In Soviet Russia, Sox Clean You
Ms. Ivy is still busy since she’s now an auntie (yay!) but she’ll be back later.  In the meantime, you’re stuck with me.  Here’s some quickie blurbs about the four-game set between the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox.  The best news I can give you is that the White Sox didn’t sweep the... Read more »
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Breaking Point... or Random Thoughts.

Breaking Point... or Random Thoughts.
Whether we are talking about life, or in sports, we all have our breaking points. Right now, I am sure that there are some fans of the Chicago Cubs who are ready to run away screaming. After all, the Cubs are probably finishing up their worst month in their franchises long history. With one game... Read more »
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