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Somehow, Someway, That All Worked Out For The Cardinals

That could have been a whole lot better. That could have been a whole lot worse. Both things are true as we dig through the rubble of a 2-2 split against a bottom dwelling foe… that somehow vaulted the Cardinals into a first place tie in the NL Central. First the bad news. + The Justin Masterson trade is officially a bust. His ERA with the Cardinals is 7.90 and he’s surrendered...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

7 Best Chicago Cubs Opening Day Games In Last 50 Years

As the Chicago Cubs get ready to open up the 2014 season, let’s take a look back on some of the greatest Chicago Cubs opening day games of the past 50 years. Last year, if you’ll recall, featured an incredible performance in Pittsburgh by Jeff Samardzija. Samardzija led the Cubs to a 3-1 victory by going eight innings, striking out nine and only allowing three base runners. ...
Via Sports Mockery
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to Opening Day: #25

Welp…the Cubs didn’t win on Wednesday.   Final #Rockies 7, #Cubs 5. Baez and Kottaras hit back to back HRs. Att: 10,598 — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) March 5, 2014   There was what was termed a “Little League grand slam” late in the game when Christian Villanueva threw a ball away. Sometimes things just happen. But it’s spring training, you kind of expect silly things...
Via World Series Dreaming
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to Opening Day: #41

Pitchers and catchers have reported, and now everyone else will report today with the first full squad workout tomorrow.  You can follow our countdown to Opening Day in Pittsburgh here. Managers Come and Managers Go… The Cubs have had more managers in their history than I care to keep track of, but in my time as a Cubs fan, I think I miss Lou Piniella the most.  Of course we’ve...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Snow Day Cubs Randomness

There’s a snow storm brewing outside and the temperature is getting ready to drop to stupid cold levels.  Most of us being holed up inside, now’s a good time to dig through the news pile and see what we can find… Cubs Convention 2014 This year’s convention is once again at the downtown Sheraton, and Carrie Muskat has some details.  It’s kind of cool that David DeJesus...
Via World Series Dreaming
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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