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for Nacho Dog
Voted on Aug 26 2014, 2:15p
the really remarkable thing is that a comparison is possible.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 24 on Aug 25 2014, 1:10p - 2 replies
The prospect attrition has to kick in at some point, right?
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 24 on Aug 25 2014, 10:34a - 4 replies
Wait, who was the defending AL Cy Young award winner?
Commented on Jeff Samardzija regresses on Aug 22 2014, 1:53p - 1 reply
Yeah.... I've been critical of him lately, but he's got the Cubs dead to rights here.
Commented on The Real Cause of the Suspended Game? Ricketts Being Cheap on Aug 22 2014, 1:50p - 1 reply
Why doesn't EVERYONE do this?
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 1: "Cheater's Proof" on Aug 22 2014, 11:39a - 1 reply
You don't give up Addison Russell for that guy, though.
Commented on Jeff Samardzija regresses on Aug 22 2014, 11:35a - 2 replies
I don't even know if this is the Ricketts Family being "cheap". It's more like "stubborn, to make a political statement".
Commented on The Real Cause of the Suspended Game? Ricketts Being Cheap on Aug 22 2014, 11:26a - 2 replies
I think we can separate the validity of the political stance, with its impact on baseball ops.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 1: "Cheater's Proof" on Aug 22 2014, 11:18a - 1 reply
Al, to be fair -
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 1: "Cheater's Proof" on Aug 22 2014, 11:16a - 1 reply
For better or worse, the Ricketts Family is *going* to make these sorts of political statements.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 1: "Cheater's Proof" on Aug 22 2014, 11:09a - 1 reply
That's a really, really weak response by the Cubs.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 1: "Cheater's Proof" on Aug 22 2014, 11:06a - 1 reply
FOUR @COL for the Giants leading up to 9/4. And that's the ONLY common off day.
Commented on Cubs vs. Giants Suspended Game Resumption, Thursday 8/21, 4:05 CT on Aug 21 2014, 5:49p - 1 reply
seventeen... seventeen men pulling on the tarp. Definitely seven...teen.
Commented on Cubs vs. Giants Suspended Game Resumption, Thursday 8/21, 4:05 CT on Aug 21 2014, 5:46p - 1 reply
Hey, Beane got Shark AND Hammel!
Commented on Jeff Samardzija regresses on Aug 21 2014, 5:29p
I'm very happy that I didn't participate in that thread.
Commented on Edwin Jackson On Disabled List, Starlin Castro On Bereavement List, Zac Rosscup And Logan Watkins Recalled on Aug 21 2014, 2:54p - 3 replies
He was a baseball player, and then a baseball manager.
Commented on MLB Upholds Giants Appeal: Game To Resume Thursday on Aug 21 2014, 11:23a
As soon as I heard that Joe Torre was going to be making the decision, I knew the outcome.
Commented on MLB Upholds Giants Appeal: Game To Resume Thursday on Aug 20 2014, 8:12p - 2 replies
Even if no one had been hurt -
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 2:42p - 1 reply
The area where the 2B stands was absolutely waterlogged.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 2:40p - 1 reply
Their playoff hopes - such as they are - were affected by the fact that they lost a baseball game.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 2:38p
The Cubs have lost rain-shortened games before. Many, many, many times.
Commented on Giants Protest Tuesday's Rain-Delayed Wrigley Game on Aug 20 2014, 2:32p - 1 reply
Seriously. It's August 20. And they lost.
Commented on Giants Protest Tuesday's Rain-Delayed Wrigley Game on Aug 20 2014, 2:29p - 1 reply
You could make literally anything funny by doing that.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:56a - 1 reply
The main takeaway for the Giants should be -
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:55a - 2 replies
Yup - this is probably the first time I've even thought of the CITY of Sacramento since Chris Webber and Mitch Richmond.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:51a
On further review - there were about 17 people.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:49a - 2 replies
No need to tell on him - I'll just let his drunken night sit out there on Twitter forever.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:47a
I agree with that, definitely.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:45a - 1 reply
It was bad timing, and bad luck.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:33a
It was a TINY storm cell.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:25a
I was watching on the weather.com radar all night --
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:23a - 2 replies
I don't think you could add a single person to the tarp crew.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:21a - 1 reply
It's not true. There were as many grounds crew pulling on that tarp as you could possibly fit.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:19a
It came on SO fast, though.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:18a - 2 replies
I got into a twitter battle with some Sacramento Bee reporter last night.
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 11:16a - 8 replies
It's certainly not a market advantage. More of a loss leader.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 20 2014, 3:03a - 1 reply
This part of the plan only became apparent with the Russell trade / Schwarber pick.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 19 2014, 11:19a - 2 replies
The coolest part of the pitching acquisition plan --
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 19 2014, 11:15a - 1 reply
Szczur, August, Us
Commented on Cubs Calling Up Matt Szczur Sunday on Aug 17 2014, 10:09a - 1 reply
Do we really need salary relief?
Commented on Cubs Trade Brett Jackson To Diamondbacks on Aug 15 2014, 1:22p
for Keep it and not throw anything on the field
Voted on Aug 14 2014, 2:14p
for Sign Jon Lester no matter how much it costs
Voted on Aug 13 2014, 2:20p
I'd assume that the Marlins would demand Rizzo + a name prospect.
Commented on How Much Would You Give Up For Giancarlo Stanton? on Aug 13 2014, 2:03p
for The Bears
Voted on Aug 13 2014, 1:55p
Ruggiano had a good Eighties stache going too, right?
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 1:59p - 1 reply
His shirt got a bit untucked.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 12:16p - 1 reply
But Max Ramirez is a different guy. Who was also a Cub, albeit briefly and only in Iowa.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 12:13p - 4 replies
for Yes
Voted on Aug 11 2014, 12:09p
Then, maybe the sleeves/neck need the stripes.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:58a - 1 reply
Dawson was definitely strong. But Rizzo is built like Thome.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:54a - 2 replies
Everyone strikes out more now.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:51a - 1 reply
LOVED them.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:48a
They definitely looked like mid-80s Cubs
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:44a - 1 reply
I don't know about that.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:41a - 1 reply
And more to the point -
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:39a
I'm almost sure they will.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:35a
The numbers on the jerseys were perfect.
Commented on Cubs 3, Rays 2: Walkoff! on Aug 11 2014, 10:33a - 1 reply
Soler is next in line, and he's ticketed for RF. Bryant will probably wind up in LF.
Commented on Cubs 6, Rockies 5: The Javier Baez Show on Aug 6 2014, 10:11a - 3 replies
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