Chicagocubs1914

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Chasing dreams and baseballs outside of Wrigley Field...

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Recent Activity
I think the rule wording needs to change. Why is there a need to call out "mechanical"?
Commented on Giants Protest Tuesday's Rain-Delayed Wrigley Game on Aug 20 2014, 2:31p - 1 reply
grass drains a heckuva lot easier than mud
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 2:07p - 1 reply
for someone accustomed to checking on field conditions and which way the flags are blowing on a daily basis (for home games)...
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 1:57p - 1 reply
Rangers-Cubs, 4/18/13
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 12:54p - 1 reply
those cameras have been off for a long time
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 12:45p - 1 reply
The World According to Tarp
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 12:39p - 1 reply
fewer vendors, security and crowd control makes sense given those ratios kinda depend on attendance
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 10:16a - 3 replies
It was a fast moving cell, going pretty much straight west to east
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 9:37a - 1 reply
For anyone who was at the game... So is it true - can Javy Baez really walk on water?
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 9:34a - 1 reply
DeepTarp
Commented on Cubs 2, Giants 0: Unplayable on Aug 20 2014, 9:26a - 3 replies
somewhere Vince Coleman just shuddered...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:26a
nah... why spoil the narrative...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:20a
Actually he was/is in Oakland - making his farewell tour of all the parks.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:16a
Umps just asked Bud what they should do...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:12a - 2 replies
No
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 1:03a - 1 reply
Guten Morgen, eths. This is your wake-up call...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:59a
It was a straight West to East movement.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:42a
Looks like it's going to be Fuming Al tomorrow....
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:33a - 2 replies
Well, if nothing else, at least we got to see if Javy does indeed walk on water...
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:23a
Well, it's 6:18 AM in Germany. Everybody get ready to give eths a hearty "Guten Morgen!"
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:18a
Rizzo's came out right about where I would have been playing.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:10a
What's this about an ambulance coming onto the field (down 3rd base line)?
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:07a - 1 reply
nope, I'm on the DL. Bad knee.
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:06a - 1 reply
he best be in a laughing mood because if he's fuming in the recap, he's gonna get his ass handed to him in the comments
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 20 2014, 12:03a - 1 reply
I was shaking my head when they started to unroll the tarp - it was clearly not in the right starting position
Commented on Overflow Thread 3: Cubs vs. Giants, Tuesday 8/19, 7:05 CT on Aug 19 2014, 11:41p - 1 reply
you have to take into account though that every dollar 'lost' now due to ticket price reductions...
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 11:15p - 1 reply
now that's a reasonable perspective I could get on board with
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 11:01p
I'd say it'd be punitive if it was being done to you against your will/wishes/desires
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 5:25p - 1 reply
"The Four (shorts)Tops"
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 19 2014, 4:41p
the old adage to a championship season is to win 2 out of 3 at home and play .500 on the road.
Commented on On the Horizon: Cubs vs. Giants Series Preview on Aug 19 2014, 3:55p
Andrus on that list too. Trade (for) All the Shortstops!!!!!
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 19 2014, 3:31p - 2 replies
Haven't you figured it out yet? This FO values offense over pitching. We'll see Lind!!!!1 and B-Ro!!!!1 before we see PV!!!!1
Commented on On the Horizon: Cubs vs. Giants Series Preview on Aug 19 2014, 3:25p
Doubtful. On the DL with a bum knee.
Commented on On the Horizon: Cubs vs. Giants Series Preview on Aug 19 2014, 3:22p - 1 reply
forecast: wind blowing out all three games (entire homestand actually)
Commented on On the Horizon: Cubs vs. Giants Series Preview on Aug 19 2014, 3:12p - 1 reply
for 2
Voted on Aug 19 2014, 3:09p
Over/under line on % of BCBers who know who this is. I'll say............
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 19 2014, 2:55p - 5 replies
and yet they do, and people keep buying them
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 2:48p - 1 reply
I think the patrons of Hot Doug's share your perspective
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 19 2014, 2:45p - 1 reply
"Not until the third season..."
Commented on Caption This! on Aug 19 2014, 2:38p
"I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart! "
Commented on Caption This! on Aug 19 2014, 12:22p - 1 reply
come to think of it, why isn't "Lunatic Fringe" his entrance music???
Commented on Dean Ambrose injured on Raw and now he's missing after escaping WWE medical personnel! on Aug 19 2014, 10:34a - 1 reply
always fun to take a ride in the way back machine...
Commented on Cub Tracks Doesn't Shut Down on Aug 19 2014, 10:14a - 1 reply
Hear! Hear!
Commented on Cub Tracks Doesn't Shut Down on Aug 19 2014, 9:59a - 2 replies
actually, I did watch it. And I remember the restaurant scene though I confess I failed to notice the blue polo fashion statement.
Commented on Cub Tracks Doesn't Shut Down on Aug 19 2014, 9:55a - 1 reply
Howdy stranger!
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 11:24p
Oh, and can't wait to read what you'll post should those three little words ever make their way into the STH memo...
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 18 2014, 11:23p - 2 replies
"We"???
Commented on Cubs Will Release 2015 Season-Ticket Info In September on Aug 18 2014, 11:19p - 1 reply
if only we had a true Maddux maven here on BCB...
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 7:06p - 1 reply
Sadly, he was not wearing his WWTD bracelet...
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 6:57p - 4 replies
yeah, "first big year" would have been a better descriptor to use. Thx.
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 5:11p
It's not so much a comparison, which indeed would be ridiculous at this stage of his career...
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 4:35p - 1 reply
#LOLCENALOSES
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 3:57p
No Subject
Commented on Cubs 4, Mets 1: Kyle Hendricks Shines Again on Aug 18 2014, 3:52p - 2 replies
Too bad about Colon not starting - I was hoping they'd replay the highlight from the last time he faced the Cubs.
Commented on Cubs vs. Mets Preview, Monday 8/18, 11:10 a.m. CT on Aug 18 2014, 11:22a
Hail Szczur!
Commented on Cubs vs. Mets Preview, Monday 8/18, 11:10 a.m. CT on Aug 18 2014, 11:11a - 1 reply
Theo & Jed breath a sigh of relief - no more getting slammed about not replacing Soriano in the OF... :-)
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 18 2014, 10:56a - 1 reply
Mugsy Bogues begrudgingly concedes your point...
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 18 2014, 10:51a
wonder if they called the big toe truck to take him away...
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 17 2014, 8:57p - 1 reply
It took TWO groundouts to advance Baez to second base?
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 17 2014, 7:34p - 1 reply
when the sorting hat assigned your BCB user name, it chose well...
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 17 2014, 7:22p - 1 reply
Cubs have a perfect record when leading after the 9th inning...
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 17 2014, 7:20p - 1 reply
our bullpen is merely good at this point. Along with getting a TOR arm, an OF and upgrade at C...
Commented on Cubs 2, Mets 1: Javier Baez Walks! (And Jake Arrieta Dominates) on Aug 17 2014, 7:18p - 3 replies
I'd expect nothing less from Bonnie
Commented on Mets 3, Cubs 2: One Bad Pitch on Aug 17 2014, 12:38p - 1 reply
I could see Travis Wood channeling his inner John Kruk...
Commented on Mets 3, Cubs 2: One Bad Pitch on Aug 16 2014, 12:52p
well, that would certainly address your expansion issue as well
Commented on More Thoughts About Rob Manfred, MLB Commissioner on Aug 16 2014, 12:40p
Here was my history over last several years
Commented on 2014 Cubs Attendance Watch on Aug 15 2014, 6:09p - 1 reply
My number came up before this season and I took no action, so it looks like they finally booted me.
Commented on 2014 Cubs Attendance Watch on Aug 15 2014, 5:31p - 2 replies
Praise coolio!
Commented on Cubs Trade Brett Jackson To Diamondbacks on Aug 15 2014, 5:18p - 1 reply
We're still talking DH, right? :-)
Commented on More Thoughts About Rob Manfred, MLB Commissioner on Aug 15 2014, 3:54p - 1 reply
they need daver in the booth to provide scoreboard updates and take over in the 5th inning.
Commented on On the Horizon: Cubs vs. Mets Series Preview on Aug 15 2014, 3:40p - 1 reply
Dave Otto will be the color guy and some guy from CLTV I think is covering PBP.
Commented on On the Horizon: Cubs vs. Mets Series Preview on Aug 15 2014, 3:32p - 1 reply
FYI - radio broadcast team of Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer are NOT making the trip to NY for this series.
Commented on On the Horizon: Cubs vs. Mets Series Preview on Aug 15 2014, 3:09p - 1 reply
Regarding the DH, what kind of numbers are you using for determining the AL has an advantage?
Commented on More Thoughts About Rob Manfred, MLB Commissioner on Aug 15 2014, 2:36p
my point was more along the lines of everything in that laundry list pretty much exists today EXCEPT for the DH in both leagues
Commented on More Thoughts About Rob Manfred, MLB Commissioner on Aug 15 2014, 2:15p
Your bias is showing... (my bold)
Commented on More Thoughts About Rob Manfred, MLB Commissioner on Aug 15 2014, 1:11p - 5 replies
for Meh
Voted on Aug 15 2014, 1:08p
Moar Baker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
Commented on Brewers 6, Cubs 2: A Whiff And Air Show on Aug 15 2014, 12:20p
3 games a week plus PH appearances would get you close to 400 ABs
Commented on Cubs Trade Brett Jackson To Diamondbacks on Aug 15 2014, 12:17p
Dont forget - it's now Kevin Towers and TLR and all that...
Commented on Cubs Trade Brett Jackson To Diamondbacks on Aug 15 2014, 11:03a
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