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Erik Peterson

  • joined Jul 13, 2009
  • last login Aug 20, 2014
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Born and bred a Cubs' fan. Grew up in the NW suburbs then moved to Florida for 13 years (hence the FSU logo).

Spend more time following the Cubs than I care to admit. In fact, I really should be working now.

More to come...

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Cub Tracks Doesn't Shut Down

52

Jake will keep throwing and Kris will get back to swinging. Others are learning on the job, we wonder if Starlin is the apple of New York's eye, and Len Kasper dismisses your predictions.

Cub Tracks Is Pitching For Options

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If a link isn't about Javy, it's pretty much about the pitching. There's all sorts of comings and goings in today's edition.

Cub Tracks Has A Deep Rotation

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All of a sudden the Cubs have a stockpile of rotation candidates. Kyle Hendricks is earning his keep, the Cubs are after even bigger fish, working is a theme, the Cubs play spoiler, and an awkward...

Cub Tracks Is Theme-Free

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There's really no consistent theme today. But there are things. And you should click on them. There's more Baez, finishing strong, a game at Wrigley this Saturday, fun line-up decisions, and a...

Cub Tracks Is The Center Of Attention

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Beyond Baez, Joe Maddon feels complete, the Cubs continue to be aggressive B-E aggressive!, there's a bear on the lawn, a second rounder is much more, Cub games are long, Manny the mentor, and...

Cub Tracks: Just Javy

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Wanna guess who everyone is talking about? Plus, other stuff!

Cub Tracks Is Batty For Baez

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So Cub Tracks was almost done... then Javy happened. So here's your latest batch of Javy news, plus a few leftover nuggets.

Cub Tracks Hears Opportunity Knocking

3

Will the Cubs leap at the chance to spend this offseason? Also today: coaches in cars predict a cross-town World Series, Felix denies a demand, lots of Javy, James Russell gives a special goodbye,...

Cub Tracks Works Late At Night

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Whether it is burning up the phone lines for the hot stove or playing a whole lot of innings, following the Cubs is a late night gig. So click for trade talks, Javy up the middle, more prospecting,...

Cub Tracks Is A Diverse Collection

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An amazing mix today. Sample from eleven different media outlets on: Kris, Javy, Jack, Jed, Kap, Mendy, Mad Dog, Upper Case, bye bye Barney, a military free agent, fake prospects, why the time is...

Cub Tracks Sees Trouble Mounting

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The writers see doom and gloom for the rest of the season. Can we just go back to monitoring the prospects now?

Cub Tracks Is An Exhibitionist

16

This is about baseball games that don't officially count. Two big parts of the Cubs' future played in a game of the same name, the young All-Stars have headed off to the land of 10,000 lakes, and I...

Cub Tracks Barks Back

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It's all about energy as the Cubs work to finish the first half on the upswing. So the team's big dog barked at the Reds, Mendy gives a jolt, a contention plan is built, Jake takes the rotation by...

Cub Tracks Is Out Of Sorts

10

The big league club is floundering. Dreamy Kris gets kicked out. ADDISON IS BUST!!!! AA is promoted, but is (probably) heading back. Other players have one eye on the door. Rooftop issues linger....

Cub Tracks Adores Addison

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Everyone is talking about Addison Russell. Come on in for more fawning, trade rumors, prospect reports, saying goodbye to now ex-teammates, the light at the end of the tunnel, All-Star berths, new...

Cub Tracks Feels Independent

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The good news continues to flow as the front office clarifies progress, the team is on the verge of an offensive juggernaut, a couple pitchers look back on their trade experience, Rogers pitches...

Cub Tracks Is Trade Tracks: Special Edition!

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Well, this is exactly what I get for finishing most of the Sunday Cub Tracks on Friday. But suffice to say, everyone is writing about "The Big Deal." So enjoy this special edition of Cub Tracks as...

Cub Tracks Thinks Of Its Legacy

21

A return trip to Boston has the Cubs thinking about history and legacies. There's more on the front office and Manny, why there are almost too many prospects to count, the Cubs get better, and...

Cub Tracks Had No Choice

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The Cubs trip to Boston means the writers had "no choice" but to write about Theo and Boston. For his part, Epstein says a rebuild wasn't a choice. Meanwhile, Dallas Beeler puts a pair of teammates...

Cub Tracks Is The Only Game In Town?

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It's Sunday and there's no Cubs' game. But Cub Tracks is here to help you fill in the gap with Manny, the Derby, pitchers in the outfield, Junior's crash, baseball vs. soccer, a long talk with...

Cub Tracks Actually Matters

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And pretty soon, the games will, too. While we look to the future, some players are making the future "now," others are looking for a way out of town in the name of the next generation, a debut is...

Cub Tracks Looks At Progress

7

Most eyes are still trained on the minors. But Len Kasper thinks attention will soon turn to the big league club. Plenty of prospects are making moves and trade rumors rumble, including Hammel as a...

Cub Tracks Is In A Happy Place

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This column is fun to write when the team is playing well. There's plenty of prospect buzz, trade chatter, Gordo's normal nonsense, draft pick progress, and growing swagger. Fangraphs cites one of...

Cub Tracks Is The Status Quo

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Many Cub things are staying the same. And in this case, that's a good thing and means positive news keeps coming in. Prospects are promoted, trade talks continue, Tony Gwynn influenced the Cubs'...

Cub Tracks Is Filled With Promise

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Most of the articles are taking a more positive turn. Whether it is glowing farm reports, big leaguers taking steps, or draft signings on the way, many things are looking up. And before you stare...

Cub Tracks Looks For A Spark

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Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there. Cub Tracks is looking for something to get us going. In today's edition, there's trade talk, stubbornness, signings, and an underground ocean.

Cub Tracks Is Extremely Ready

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For what? Lots of things. Like an All-Star berth for Anthony, an open wallet from Tom, and a nice start to a career for upper-case Kyle. Of course, there's gushing about Kris and also a view from...

Cub Tracks Is Putting It Together

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The team is playing better, spurred by a number of improved performances. Those could pay future dividends. So could the recent draft and Starlin's fixes. Plus we've got the value of a career,...

Cub Tracks Drafts The Reviews

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The writers are analyzing the recently completed draft because that's what the public demands. The Blackhawks feel the love at Wrigley, the Cubs reflect on a loss, the radio dial turns, and Tetris...

Cub Tracks Is Ready For Draft Day

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It will be exciting to see who the Cubs' new toy will be tonight. But there's more to Cub Tracks than draft news. The Cubs say "go away, Jose", there's all sorts of good news for prospects, and Pat...

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