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Mike the Cubs Fan

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If only posting comments on a message board involved talking...
Commented on Cubs 8, Reds 4: Unexpected on Apr 20 2014, 12:36a
What does this have to do with sports????
Commented on Goat sneezes, terrifying woman beyond belief on Apr 18 2014, 11:45p
But those teams have been especially troublesome.
Commented on Reds 4, Cubs 1: History Was Made At Wrigley Field on Apr 18 2014, 11:39p
Well
Commented on Reds 4, Cubs 1: History Was Made At Wrigley Field on Apr 18 2014, 8:26p - 2 replies
100 years is arbitrary.
Commented on Posting this got me banned on Reddit Cubs... on Apr 18 2014, 1:02a - 1 reply
Here is the best I can do:
Commented on Cub Tracks Gets What's Expected on Apr 17 2014, 11:38p
Both
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 4:11p
Since when did Lars Anderson make it to the I-Cubs?
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 4:06p - 1 reply
Should be A Midsummer Nightmare instead.
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 4:02p
Averaging those out gives us right around 60 wins for the season which sounds about right given their start this season.
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 10:35a
As these close losses pile up shouldn't that at some point tell you that they just aren't good enough step over the barrier and actually win these close games?
Commented on Yankees 2, Cubs 0: Apologies To Ernest Lawrence Thayer on Apr 17 2014, 10:23a
I made this comment in last nights game preview but nobody saw it so I will repost it here because it is semi-relevant to this paragraph from John's article on the Cardinals:
Commented on Cub Tracks Gets What's Expected on Apr 17 2014, 10:05a - 2 replies
This one takes creepy to a whole new level.
Commented on Easter Bunny throws first pitch on last stop before methadone clinic on Apr 16 2014, 11:29p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on Easter Bunny throws first pitch on last stop before methadone clinic on Apr 16 2014, 11:26p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Easter Bunny throws first pitch on last stop before methadone clinic on Apr 16 2014, 11:09p - 1 reply
This comment starts like it is going someplace great then just fizzles at the end.
Commented on Cubs vs. Yankees Game 2 Preview, Wednesday 4/16, 6:05 CT on Apr 16 2014, 6:54p - 1 reply
Any lineup would have looked poor against Tanaka.
Commented on Cubs vs. Yankees Game 2 Preview, Wednesday 4/16, 6:05 CT on Apr 16 2014, 6:49p - 1 reply
One of the things that dulls the pain of losing out on these top teir starters is TheoJed's ability fill out a fine rotation without flashy names.
Commented on Cubs vs. Yankees Game 2 Preview, Wednesday 4/16, 6:05 CT on Apr 16 2014, 6:47p - 1 reply
Almost any word is funny if you think about it.
Commented on Yankees 3, Cubs 0: Yes, Masahiro Tanaka Is That Good on Apr 16 2014, 6:35p - 1 reply
You mean people don't hold up umbrellas just because?
Commented on Pirates adopt Daniel Bryan's 'YES!' chant for home run celebrations on Apr 16 2014, 1:00a
Yes
Commented on Matt Carpenter's face is mesmerizing, derpy on Apr 16 2014, 12:50a
But filling out the rest of the roster with below average players would cancel out the one great player.
Commented on Darnell McDonald Named Cubs Front-Office Assistant on Apr 16 2014, 12:39a
No Subject
Commented on Yankees, Cubs Postponed In New York on Apr 15 2014, 11:59p
The top one
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Feeling Taxed on Apr 15 2014, 11:52p - 1 reply
Somehow I don't think a Cubs game will improve things much over here.
Commented on Fun With Cubs Small Sample Sizes on Apr 15 2014, 11:47p - 1 reply
But what if he is able to sustain a pace relatively close to his first three starts?
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Feeling Taxed on Apr 15 2014, 3:17p - 2 replies
He does indeed lead but with only 5 runs allowed.
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 13 2014, 9:27p
So much for an improved bullpen.
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 13 2014, 7:39p - 1 reply
I thought Jackson was supposed to be a non-embarassing pitcher who ate innings.
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 13 2014, 6:55p - 2 replies
But people cite his advanced stats from previous years as evidence he will improve.
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 13 2014, 6:33p - 1 reply
Yes
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 13 2014, 6:30p - 2 replies
This is true but you think he might at least be able to offer pointers to a struggling pitcher.
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 13 2014, 6:29p - 1 reply
Two thoughts:
Commented on Cardinals 6, Cubs 4: Edwin Jackson Makes Me Crazy on Apr 13 2014, 6:26p - 2 replies
Well
Commented on Cubs Recall Chris Rusin; Brian Schlitter Sent Down on Apr 12 2014, 8:06p - 2 replies
It would be interesing to exclude Hammel since he has been pitching very well.
Commented on Cardinals 10, Cubs 4: Back To The Drawing Board on Apr 12 2014, 7:57p
I think the line itself extends two blocks.
Commented on Cardinals 10, Cubs 4: Back To The Drawing Board on Apr 12 2014, 7:50p
And in true Cub like fashion
Commented on Cubs vs. Cardinals Preview, Saturday 4/12, 1:15 CT on Apr 12 2014, 3:39p - 1 reply
Oh
Commented on Overflow Thread 4: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11 on Apr 12 2014, 12:16a - 2 replies
Not really
Commented on Overflow Thread 4: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11 on Apr 12 2014, 12:14a - 1 reply
The link is broken
Commented on Overflow Thread 4: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11 on Apr 12 2014, 12:13a
It's beyond weird.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 12 2014, 12:01a
He's my main guy.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:59p - 1 reply
I did say et al. which implied there were going to be pitchers.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:58p - 1 reply
Ok
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:57p - 1 reply
Renteria?
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:57p - 1 reply
This is just insufferable.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:56p - 2 replies
Because that would actually make sense...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:48p
With the Cubs
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:48p
Really just anybody.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:47p - 1 reply
What is it about the managerial position that requires one to leave in a struggling closer?
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Cardinals, Friday 4/11, 7:15 CT on Apr 11 2014, 11:40p - 1 reply
Russell used to be a very good reliever.
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 11 2014, 10:12a - 1 reply
Good video.
Commented on The Brewers are happy! on Apr 10 2014, 11:26p
And here I was expecting the first comment in this thread to be spam...
Commented on The Brewers are happy! on Apr 10 2014, 11:09p
Yep
Commented on Pirates 5, Cubs 4: A Tale Of 2 Games on Apr 10 2014, 10:53p
The Pirates bullpen is annoying.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 5:44p - 2 replies
So the RISP problems suddenly return
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 5:40p
Uh oh, boni only gets hits when there are nobody on...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 5:39p - 2 replies
Alright
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 5:28p
If you looked up "lockdown" in the dictionary you will find pictures of Melancon and Grilli."
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 5:19p
I'm thinking the results would have been better.
Commented on Overflow Thread 2: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 5:05p
Against their bullpen?
Commented on Overflow Thread 2: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 4:50p - 1 reply
Sveum rode him harder than necessary the last couple of years.
Commented on Overflow Thread 2: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 4:49p - 1 reply
He should never have started this inning.
Commented on Overflow Thread 2: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 4:46p - 1 reply
Renteria shouldn't have let Wood start the inning
Commented on Overflow Thread 2: Cubs vs. Pirates, Thursday 4/10, 1:20 CT on Apr 10 2014, 4:32p
Now I just read the comment you were replying to...
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 3:22p
Maybe we are finally turning into the Cardinals already!
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 3:21p - 1 reply
Two or three more hits and their record is flip-flopped...
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 3:05p
They also won when they scored 8 runs.
Commented on Cubs 7, Pirates 5: Another Little Bit Of History on Apr 10 2014, 2:58p
blows Kiss
Commented on Let's Talk About... Men In Bear Suits on Apr 9 2014, 7:10p
weird
Commented on Let's Talk About... Men In Bear Suits on Apr 9 2014, 3:19p
It was Deadspin, I think.
Commented on Let's Talk About... Men In Bear Suits on Apr 9 2014, 3:18p - 1 reply
I'll be honest.
Commented on Let's Talk About... Men In Bear Suits on Apr 9 2014, 3:14p - 1 reply
A baseball ani-GIF from the GIF oracle!
Commented on Incredible moments in Past a Diving Jeter on Apr 8 2014, 11:36p
?
Commented on Hank Aaron's homer and the most revered record in sports on Apr 8 2014, 9:52p
I'd be shocked if you didn't see him in another save situation.
Commented on Cubs 8, Phillies 3: The Complaint Department Is Closed on Apr 6 2014, 8:00p - 1 reply
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