Posts tagged "New York Mets"

Ivy's Roundup: Make my Split a Double

Ivy's Roundup: Make my Split a Double
It’s been a relatively busy week for Team WSD and the Cubs have continued to play games as 2014 winds down with contention a fading hope (or let’s be honest, we knew it wasn’t gonna happen in late-May at the latest).  There have been some bright spots, some All-Star performances, and some great glimpses into... Read more »

Dan Straily Primed to Make Cubs Debut

Dan Straily Primed to Make Cubs Debut
After today’s 6-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, we found out that Dan Straily would be making his Cubs debut on Saturday at Citi Field against the Mets.  Straily was acquired from the A’s in the July 4th deal that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for Straily, Addison Russell, and Billy McKinney.... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: A Draft Day Sweep

Ivy's Roundup: A Draft Day Sweep
So let’s preface this by saying that the series finale was overshadowed by the Cubs plotting their future in the MLB Draft.  You can check out our quickie Day One blog here and Jackson fapping to a dream lineup here at our mothership.  But there are another 38 rounds to go of this year’s draft,... Read more »
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Ivy's Roundup: The War of Run Differential

Ivy's Roundup: The War of Run Differential
The Cubs have been flirting with a .500 Pythagorean expected record based on their season run differential, and this weekend the run differential really went nuts as Chicago and Milwaukee traded blowouts.  So let’s take a look at the silliness… Cubs vs. Brewers at Miller Park Friday, May 30 – Cubs 5, Brewers 11 I... Read more »

Ivy's Roundup: Cubs leave New York with the swee-oh wait

Ivy's Roundup: Cubs leave New York with the swee-oh wait
The Cubs had a good series against the Mets, despite the horrible loss in the last game, let’s take a look at the recap for this series.   6/14 @ Mets: W 6-3 6/15 @ Mets: W 5-2 6/16 @ Mets: L 3-4   6/14- Edwin Jackson hasn’t been on the winning side of things... Read more »

Fathers' Day post-mortem

Fathers' Day post-mortem
Happy Fathers’ Day to all the dads and your dads and grandpas etc. out there!  By now you are probably still recovering from the Cubs’ loss against the New York Mets where Carlos Marmol came in and did silly Marmol things in the ninth inning.  And how about that David Aardsma?  Seems that the Cubs... Read more »
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Ivy's Roundup: You've got Reds on you

Ivy's Roundup: You've got Reds on you
The Cubs have had their struggles, and it seems as though all they do is lose, but believe it or not they have a better record than the 2012 Chicago Cubs. The Cubs were 21-41 at this point in the season last year, today; their record is 26-38. Sure, it’s not a big difference but... Read more »