LOOK: Cubs players, fans celebrate World Series at parade

108 years is a long time, and Chicago Cubs fans and players had a lot to celebrate on Friday. We all knew it was going to be lit for the parade, because Cubs fans know how to party, and sure enough, it was. Check out some of the highlights from the big day. Parade time #LetsGo — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) November 4, 2016 It was quite the turnout as well...
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November 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa wonders why Cubs have exiled him

Sammy Sosa was one of the most iconic Chicago Cubs players in the past two decades, yet he hardly has anything to do with the franchise these days. And it sounds like the Cubs are just fine with that being the case. The Wall Street Journal on Thursday published an article about the relationship between the Cubs and Sosa. They phrase it as the former slugger being exiled by the franchise...
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October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerry Wood rips Joe West over Joe Maddon ejection

The crankiest umpire in Major League Baseball was at it again Monday night, this time ejecting Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon in the ninth inning over a situation that surely could have been avoided. After Jeremy Hazelbaker of the St. Louis Cardinals broke up Cubs pitcher Kyle Kendricks’ no-hit bid to leadoff the ninth, some Chicago players tried to have a mound visit to buy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Every punch-out pitch from Max Scherzer’s record-tying 20 Ks (vids)

Max Scherzer wrote his name in Major League Baseball’s record books by striking out 20 batters in the Washington Nationals’ 3-2 win over the pitcher’s former team, the Detroit Tigers. Scherzer joins some pretty heady company as the only other pitchers to strike out 20 batters in a game are Roger Clemens and Kerry Wood. “That’s some serious company. It won’t sink in...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Kerry Wood congratulates Max Scherzer on 20 strikeout performance

Max Scherzer authored one of the more dominant pitching performances in recent memory during Wednesday’s game between the Nationals and Tigers. Scherzer tied a major league record for strikeouts in a nine inning game with 20. He joins Roger Clemens, Randy Johnson, and Kerry Wood as the only players to achieve the feat. Here’s the one that tied the record. Perhaps just as impressive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every player Kerry Wood struck out in his famous 20 K game

On May 6, 1998, Kerry Wood and the Chicago Cubs faced off against the Houston Astros. Wood K'd 20 Astros in a 2-0 complete game shutout. Name every Astro he struck out! Players listed by batting order and the number of strikeouts listed to the right of each named player.
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Remembering Wood's historic performance

Just as his career was getting started, Kerry Wood etched his name into the record books. Seventeen years ago, on May 6, 1998, Wood electrified the Wrigley crowd as he struck out 20 batters in a game against the Houston Astros. Not only was that May afternoon a special one, but it turned out the entire 1998 season would be a memorable one for Wood, who went 13-6 with a 3.40 ERA and...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

VIEW: Kerry Wood Puts $3.6 Million Dollar Mansion on the Market

According to the Chicago Tribune, the former Chicago Cubs’ ace, Kerry Wood and his wife, have placed their $3.595 million dollar Lincoln Park mansion on the market. While they have not led on as to where Wood and his family would be relocating, one thing is for sure, it won’t be too far. Wood, now 37, played the majority of his 14-year career right here in Chicago and has since...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kerry Wood’s 20-Strikeout Pitch GIF Is Mesmerizing

Kerry Wood's 20-strikeout pitch GIF is simply mesmerizing. Woods struck out 20 Houston Astros on May 6, 1998.
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrigley Field: 100 years of memories

  Their are few places in the world that make a person smile and fill them up with happiness even in the face of a miserable defeat. It’s hard to picture a place where that even exists, but it has been proven on 1060 West Addison Street on the North Side of America’s windy city. Wrigley Field has been noted as one of the most important landmarks in American history, bringing...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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