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MN exile

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NO!
Commented on Cubs 5, Braves 4: A Very Mendy Walkoff on Jul 11 2014, 9:10p - 1 reply
Well, given the nature of the rooftop crowd, that may be an apt comparison.
Commented on New Wrigley Field Renovation Plan Unanimously Approved By Landmarks Commission on Jul 11 2014, 8:43p
I know it's a(n as-yet very) small sample size, but Alcantara really looks like a keeper.
Commented on Cubs 5, Braves 4: A Very Mendy Walkoff on Jul 11 2014, 8:12p - 2 replies
We have yet to get to the seat of the problem.
Commented on New Wrigley Field Renovation Plan Unanimously Approved By Landmarks Commission on Jul 11 2014, 12:51p
Getting the Cubs to "good" is what has been going on.
Commented on New Wrigley Field Renovation Plan Unanimously Approved By Landmarks Commission on Jul 11 2014, 10:44a
I found this in the Cubs Den comment section on their Wrigley post:
Commented on New Wrigley Field Renovation Plan Unanimously Approved By Landmarks Commission on Jul 11 2014, 10:18a - 3 replies
And turned blue for good measure.
Commented on New Wrigley Field Renovation Plan Unanimously Approved By Landmarks Commission on Jul 11 2014, 10:14a
I'd come down from St. Paul to drive him to the airport.
Commented on Cubs 6, Reds 4: The Mendy Project on Jul 10 2014, 10:59p - 1 reply
A fearsome beastie!
Commented on Cubs 6, Reds 4: The Mendy Project on Jul 10 2014, 10:49p - 1 reply
I was one of the 2.7% of Ramsey County, MN with a Rizzo vote.
Commented on Cubs 6, Reds 4: The Mendy Project on Jul 10 2014, 5:37p
Yes. This is his team now.
Commented on Cubs 6, Reds 4: The Mendy Project on Jul 10 2014, 5:16p
It's on WGN, not CSN.
Commented on Cubs vs. Reds Preview, Thursday 7/10, 11:35 a.m. CT on Jul 10 2014, 12:33p - 1 reply
Signage for high end facilities has come a long way.
Commented on Cubs Tweak Wrigley Renovation Plans Yet Again on Jul 10 2014, 9:31a - 1 reply
Saw one in Amsterdam selling Heineken in the 1970's.
Commented on MLB Bullets Is Au Naturel on Jul 9 2014, 5:13p
for Cool your jets, Rob: we're not trading a 24-year-old 3-time All-Star!
Voted on Jul 9 2014, 12:25p
Which is what happens when they don't get multiple hits in sequence in any given inning.
Commented on Reds 6, Cubs 5: Wada Game on Jul 9 2014, 10:59a - 1 reply
Budweiser - in theory, it's beer.
Commented on Reds 6, Cubs 5: Wada Game on Jul 9 2014, 10:50a
Oh, I don't know.
Commented on Reds 9, Cubs 3: Edwin Jackson Strikes Again on Jul 8 2014, 9:26a
It could be the background track for a scene in "Front Office Space" too!
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 6 on Jul 7 2014, 5:23p
Gezorninplatz
Commented on More Thoughts On The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 7 2014, 2:04p
One difference in the Theo/Jed approach that I am noticing.
Commented on More Thoughts On The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 7 2014, 11:18a - 1 reply
There will be a period of adjustment.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 6 on Jul 7 2014, 10:18a - 1 reply
Still...
Commented on Prospect Reviews: Addison Russell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily on Jul 6 2014, 2:00p - 3 replies
This.
Commented on Prospect Reviews: Addison Russell, Billy McKinney, Dan Straily on Jul 6 2014, 1:55p - 1 reply
You're going to need a bigger blog.
Commented on Theo Epstein Speaks On The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 6 2014, 12:28a
Sorry, you get Jerry Lundegaard...
Commented on Theo Epstein Speaks On The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 6 2014, 12:22a - 1 reply
Trade for Ivanova?
Commented on Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade Analysis on Jul 5 2014, 3:24p - 2 replies
Really like this part:
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Trade Tracks: Special Edition! on Jul 5 2014, 3:15p
He's the )(#$ )@$@#$)( TheoDactyl!
Commented on Theo Epstein Speaks On The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 5 2014, 3:10p
Is that even possible?
Commented on Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade Analysis on Jul 5 2014, 12:22p - 1 reply
Then Yahoo! commenters would have to be about the 97th circle.
Commented on Twitter Goes Crazy Over The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 5 2014, 12:11p
Nice writeup.
Commented on Cubs Are Overloaded With Talent After Athletics Trade on Jul 5 2014, 12:07p - 1 reply
...
Commented on Twitter Goes Crazy Over The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 5 2014, 11:02a - 2 replies
I suspect the entire Twitterbase has users like that.
Commented on Twitter Goes Crazy Over The Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade on Jul 5 2014, 11:00a - 2 replies
If a surfeit of quality middle infielders is the worst problem we have over the next three seasons we're in pretty decent shape.
Commented on Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade Analysis on Jul 5 2014, 10:45a
If you sautee those sprouts with bacon and a bit of balsamic, I'll grab them and run!
Commented on Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade Analysis on Jul 5 2014, 10:03a - 1 reply
A different positive perspective.
Commented on Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade Analysis on Jul 5 2014, 9:53a - 1 reply
for Yea!
Voted on Jul 5 2014, 9:36a
#EELS
Commented on Cubs Trade Jeff Samardzija And Jason Hammel To Athletics on Jul 5 2014, 1:15a - 1 reply
What, there isn't enough of that already?
Commented on Cubs 7, Nationals 2: A Star-Spangled Victory on Jul 4 2014, 4:26p
Some people just can't handle the first amuse-bouche of success, can they?
Commented on Cubs 7, Nationals 2: A Star-Spangled Victory on Jul 4 2014, 4:20p
There will be more games...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 2:02p
No Subject
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 2:00p - 2 replies
Fill it, please!
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 1:10p
At his age, it's more likely "...the stories James Earl jones can REMEMBER!"
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 1:05p
All sorts.
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 1:03p - 2 replies
If you knew sushi, like I know sushi...
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 12:50p - 1 reply
I believe it is also illegal to surf after dark in Iowa.
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 12:31p - 1 reply
That sounds more like a vodka salad!
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 12:28p - 1 reply
Aren't they usually found in mountains?
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 12:08p - 1 reply
Not a good long-term strategy, is it?
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 12:06p - 1 reply
Coffee is your friend.
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 11:43a
And Ruggiano!
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Nationals, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 11:39a - 3 replies
It really depends on the show.
Commented on Cubs vs. Nationals Preview, Friday 7/4, 10:05 a.m. CT on Jul 4 2014, 11:03a
Definitely screen time well spent here.
Commented on Everyone Should See The Lou Gehrig Video on Jul 4 2014, 9:37a
I have not bet relative to the Cubs since my right-field bleacher days.
Commented on A Red Sox Fan Has To Wear A Dress at Wrigley Field! on Jul 3 2014, 8:57p
No Subject
Commented on Rooftop Owners Say They Won't Sue Cubs... But There's A Catch on Jul 3 2014, 5:58p
N...F...W...
Commented on Let's Make A Jeff Samardzija Or Jason Hammel Deal: St. Louis Cardinals on Jul 3 2014, 3:18p
I seem to recall those sorts of notions being expressed last year.
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: July 2 on Jul 3 2014, 8:34a
Just cogs in the machine.
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Red Sox, Wednesday 7/2, 6:10 CT on Jul 2 2014, 8:42p - 1 reply
Lamb shanks - best braised thing ever!
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Red Sox, Wednesday 7/2, 6:10 CT on Jul 2 2014, 8:30p - 1 reply
I can beat that.
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Red Sox, Wednesday 7/2, 6:10 CT on Jul 2 2014, 8:06p
Now this is what I call a good start.
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Red Sox, Wednesday 7/2, 6:10 CT on Jul 2 2014, 7:28p
Central
Commented on Cubs vs. Red Sox Preview, Tuesday 7/1, 6:10 CT on Jul 1 2014, 6:56p - 1 reply
Edwin Jackson pitching against the Red Sox?
Commented on Cubs vs. Red Sox Preview, Tuesday 7/1, 6:10 CT on Jul 1 2014, 6:44p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Theo/Jed likely need to acquire at least 1 stud outfielder to compete in 2015. on Jun 29 2014, 10:05p
I think I found it:
Commented on Don't look now, but... on Jun 28 2014, 9:22a
Here you go:
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 24 on Jun 25 2014, 11:09a
He might just - you never know!
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: June 24 on Jun 25 2014, 8:38a
Would we be eligible for compensation if he's hired?
Commented on Cubs System Sonogram Awaits Trade Season on Jun 24 2014, 6:54p - 1 reply
Norm???
Commented on Tsuyoshi Wada Is On The Cubs' 40-Man Roster. Why? on Jun 24 2014, 3:41p
One step at a time?
Commented on Reds 6, Cubs 1: A Hector Rondon Implosion on Jun 24 2014, 2:20p - 1 reply
I believe this is what's known as "kicking the door in".
Commented on Tsuyoshi Wada Is On The Cubs' 40-Man Roster. Why? on Jun 24 2014, 2:18p - 2 replies
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