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RiskyBusiness

  • joined Oct 20, 2009
  • last login Aug 20, 2014
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Mid forties dad and happily married, and not just to the Cubs. We have one great daughter, who I'm proud to say attended the Yankees at Cubs game in 2003 before she was 1 year old.

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Recent Activity
The storyline so far appears to be
Commented on Starlin Castro and a Little Wisdom on Aug 20 2014, 11:06p
Apparently, yes
Commented on MLB Upholds Giants Appeal: Game To Resume Thursday on Aug 20 2014, 9:43p
Let's go Jedis!
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Giants, Wednesday 8/20, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 8:56p - 2 replies
The Cubs Grounds Crew are actually Robots that malfunctioned
Commented on MLB Upholds Giants Appeal: Game To Resume Thursday on Aug 20 2014, 8:04p - 1 reply
It will be interesting to hears MLBs statement on this
Commented on MLB Upholds Giants Appeal: Game To Resume Thursday on Aug 20 2014, 7:37p - 1 reply
Baez says
Commented on City, Cubs Narrow Waveland & Sheffield For Preliminary Wrigley Work on Aug 20 2014, 6:32p
Just like before, the outfield wall will remain in place
Commented on City, Cubs Narrow Waveland & Sheffield For Preliminary Wrigley Work on Aug 20 2014, 6:23p
Just looked at the Giants Whinery
Commented on Giants Protest Tuesday's Rain-Delayed Wrigley Game on Aug 20 2014, 5:43p - 1 reply
I don't think you can call a tube a mechanical device
Commented on Giants Protest Tuesday's Rain-Delayed Wrigley Game on Aug 20 2014, 5:38p - 2 replies
So the Grounds Crew forgot to get the Mound tarp on first
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 10:20a - 1 reply
A Win!
Commented on Overflow Thread 4: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT (Wednesday 8/20 1:05 CT) on Aug 20 2014, 2:18a
Man! This hasn't to be the longest Replay Review ever!
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 2:01a - 1 reply
Well, at least CSN will re-broadcast the white sox loss...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:37a
Sounds like there are only 2 allowed results here
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:24a - 1 reply
AHJ
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:17a
AHJ
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:17a
This has all the makings of a classic 16 inning game
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:17a
Given who DeRosa is married to
Commented on Cubs vs. Giants Preview, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 19 2014, 7:28p - 2 replies
Just watched The Avengers with my daughter
Commented on Cubs vs. Giants Preview, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 19 2014, 7:26p
The future may be closer than you think
Commented on Cubs vs. Giants Preview, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 19 2014, 7:24p - 1 reply
FTFY
Commented on Wrigley Construction Has Begun on Aug 19 2014, 7:20p - 1 reply
FTFY
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 7:17p - 1 reply
I doubt Epstein expected a perfect rebuild
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 19 2014, 6:20p
The question is
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 19 2014, 2:27p - 1 reply
And we've got both those guys!
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 19 2014, 2:21p - 1 reply
With a new projected lineup and rotation for 2016
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 19 2014, 1:55p
I think he meant that he didn't expect ticket prices to rise
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 12:32p
Sell early
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 12:30p - 1 reply
Hey
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 12:29p - 1 reply
Old Market Saying
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 12:23p
Love the Hendricks video
Commented on Cub Tracks Doesn't Shut Down on Aug 19 2014, 11:57a
I don't think a lot of fans understand the Cubs front office and their thinking
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 18 on Aug 19 2014, 11:09a - 1 reply
The time has flown by
Commented on Cub Tracks Doesn't Shut Down on Aug 19 2014, 10:56a - 2 replies
Of course
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 9:59a
First, let's make one thing clear about Maddux
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 9:52p
Dart
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 9:26p
I thought Theo was a good speaker last year
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 18 2014, 9:23p - 1 reply
I got a good chuckle out of the linked Amazin' Mets story
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 18 2014, 7:46p
for I'm a full season-ticket holder and I'm renewing no matter what the price
Voted on Aug 18 2014, 7:35p
Happy Birthday CG!
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Mets, Monday 8/18, 11:10 a.m. CT on Aug 18 2014, 12:12p - 1 reply
Second the thoughts for Colon and his mother
Commented on Cubs vs. Mets Preview, Monday 8/18, 11:10 a.m. CT on Aug 18 2014, 11:48a
They are clinging to outdated legal and social concepts
Commented on MLB Bullets And The Wild West on Aug 18 2014, 11:23a - 1 reply
I seriously think you're a tween girl who's group texting all her friends
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 18 2014, 10:22a
I think there's been plenty of checking out on Coghlan, Ruggiano and Sweeney
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 18 2014, 10:20a - 1 reply
They could really restock their farm system if they ever decided to trade Sale
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 18 2014, 1:49a
I can't say I've ever considered the rooftops as part of the Chicago skyline
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 16 2014, 10:21p - 1 reply
So that first pitch is hit-able, until it turns out to be a slider and you roll over on it for an Easy (Ed) 6-3 put-out
Commented on Mets 3, Cubs 2: One Bad Pitch on Aug 16 2014, 2:13p - 1 reply
That hinges on the Iowa Cubs playoff hopes
Commented on Mets 3, Cubs 2: One Bad Pitch on Aug 16 2014, 12:17p - 1 reply
I wouldn't say they completely reversed their decision
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 16 2014, 11:56a
That's different language
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 16 2014, 11:34a - 1 reply
for Meh
Voted on Aug 15 2014, 2:41p
If it was an opinion piece
Commented on More Thoughts About Rob Manfred, MLB Commissioner on Aug 15 2014, 2:30p
If I were going to hand Manfred a starter to-do list
Commented on More Thoughts About Rob Manfred, MLB Commissioner on Aug 15 2014, 2:27p
I don't think Monday day games really draw people
Commented on 2014 Cubs Attendance Watch on Aug 15 2014, 1:06p - 1 reply
The problem with Rule 7.13, is that they may not be giving catchers enough time to follow it
Commented on MLB Bullets Passes The Torch on Aug 15 2014, 11:50a
I think it depends on if they get injunctive relief
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 15 2014, 10:51a
I think that Rob Manfred flying lead
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 15 2014, 10:48a
Lucy pours Cooper a cup of coffee. He takes a sip and promptly spits it out
Commented on Cubs Trade Brett Jackson To Diamondbacks on Aug 15 2014, 10:42a
Olt is 25, Bryant is 22
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 14 on Aug 15 2014, 3:05a
I still love Last of the Mohicans
Commented on Cubs Minor League Wrap: August 14 on Aug 15 2014, 3:02a - 1 reply
The problem is, the Rooftoppers aren't suing the Cubs
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 14 2014, 10:19p - 1 reply
I don't think I'd hang my hat on the "uninterrupted sweep and and contour of the grandstands and bleachers" if I were the Rooftop owners
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 14 2014, 8:58p - 1 reply
I thought it was the top end for negotiations
Commented on Rooftop Owners Sue City Over Wrigley Deal on Aug 14 2014, 8:46p
I was joking, but humor is stranger than truth which is stranger than fiction
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Brewers, Thursday 8/14, 1:20 CT on Aug 14 2014, 5:39p
Hope you have this to sleep with
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Brewers, Thursday 8/14, 1:20 CT on Aug 14 2014, 5:36p - 1 reply
Who? Edwin Jackson?
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Brewers, Thursday 8/14, 1:20 CT on Aug 14 2014, 5:35p
Weird that Reinsdorf would back Werner, since he owns a small market team.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Brewers, Thursday 8/14, 1:20 CT on Aug 14 2014, 5:29p - 1 reply
Lets get to the heart of the matter here
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Brewers, Thursday 8/14, 1:20 CT on Aug 14 2014, 5:25p - 1 reply
Is Al getting buzzed today?
Commented on Overflow Thread 1: Cubs vs. Brewers, Thursday 8/14, 1:20 CT on Aug 14 2014, 3:32p - 1 reply
Don't swear!
Commented on First Pitch Thread: Cubs vs. Brewers, Thursday 8/14, 1:20 CT on Aug 14 2014, 2:46p - 2 replies
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