Tag: World Series

Get Ready For October Baseball

Get Ready For October Baseball
The theme of the night is the future, and it seems that has been the theme since Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over baseball operations on the North side of Chicago. I can say without any hesitation that the Chicago Cubs WILL be playing October baseball.  That, of course, is a given, since the... Read more »

A Perfect Day

A Perfect Day
As Game Seven of the World Series winds down and the Chicago Cubs (inadvertently?) upstaged Major League Baseball’s premiere event, I’ve been tasked by the ChicagoNow overlords to talk about my perfect day.  And so I shall. Because I’m not a morning person, I would not get up before 10 AM.  It’s rough going to... Read more »

The Crapshoot

The Crapshoot
I never actually learned how to play craps.  I see the tables everywhere when I have the chance to visit Reno or Las Vegas, but I don’t know the game well enough to play it with any confidence, so I’ve never actually plopped down my chips at those tables.  In many ways, the baseball playoffs... Read more »
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Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015

Cubs Will Look to Fortify the Roster to Compete in 2015
As the season winds down, with the World Series getting set to begin, the most anticipated off-season of the Epstein/ Hoyer era is just around the corner.  Next season will be the first that the Cubs make a conscious and concerted effort to win, with the expressed goal being to win the NL Central.  While... Read more »

Imagine...

Imagine...
Alright alright alright…let’s get this out of the way first:   WOW #SFGIANTS OMG WOW — WorldSeriesDreaming (@WSDreaming_Cubs) October 17, 2014 Because this happened: Travis Ishikawa, perpetual journeyman, walking off against former NLCS MVP Michael Wacha. Of course, Wacha hadn’t pitched in forever because St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny had been saving him for... Read more »