Chicagocubs1914

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Chasing dreams and baseballs outside of Wrigley Field...

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This one ranks right up there with why do they call it a foul pole if a ball hitting it is ruled fair?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 31 2014, 2:00a
I'll go with a Blarney Bock instead - a nice Irish German beer...
Commented on Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront From Red Sox on Jul 30 2014, 5:44p - 1 reply
What in Sam Fuld are you talking about?
Commented on Cubs Acquire Jonathan Martinez As PTBNL In Darwin Barney Deal on Jul 30 2014, 5:22p
Legion of Doom
Commented on Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront From Red Sox on Jul 30 2014, 5:02p - 1 reply
Hey - I care!
Commented on Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront From Red Sox on Jul 30 2014, 4:40p - 1 reply
Gomes appears to be a lot of things, most of them not good... but oh, I do envy him so.
Commented on Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront From Red Sox on Jul 30 2014, 4:32p
Attention any aspiring photoshop artists - you know what to do...
Commented on Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront From Red Sox on Jul 30 2014, 4:23p
for Yea!
Voted on Jul 30 2014, 4:19p
from what I recall (and I may be totally thinking of a different player)
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 3:29p
Heyman confirms it
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 3:24p
You think I'm kidding? Check this out...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 3:20p - 1 reply
Something definitely soured the Indians on Masterson
Commented on MLB Bullets Is Looking For Hugs on Jul 30 2014, 3:16p - 1 reply
let's get them both
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 3:10p - 1 reply
actually, I'd rather he not do so good with the Cardinals so his market value stays depressed
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 3:09p - 1 reply
Hence my fondness for diet Coke. Coke tastes horrible...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 2:59p
Ramon, Pedro.... Jonathan?
Commented on Cubs Acquire Jonathan Martinez As PTBNL In Darwin Barney Deal on Jul 30 2014, 2:52p
32 is near 30.
Commented on Thoughts On Cubs Prospect Billy McKinney on Jul 30 2014, 2:44p
well, yeah - if it had to do with stats, we'd be talking about Data, not Lore.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 12:52p
I'll say that Bud probably lauded all over Angelos when he was a potential owner, much like Bud lauded all over McCourt when he was being vetted for Dodger ownership
Commented on Orioles, Nationals Involved In TV Rights Lawsuit on Jul 30 2014, 11:38a - 2 replies
I think it means Cubs were hoping to get a "can't miss" prospect for Samardzjia alone
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 11:26a - 2 replies
If wearing his hat that way exposes more of his face to the hitter, he may have a point...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 11:23a - 1 reply
Imagine the BCB reviews on Jamie Moyer early in his career...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 10:57a - 1 reply
Oh man, just had a thought - Jon Miller and Keith Moreland doing a broadcast.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 10:56a
A turkey neck?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 10:54a
1-877-KARS4KIDs
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 10:52a - 5 replies
Maybe "Michael" will
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:56a
it'll be the only way he ever pitches in the 9th inning...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:53a
hmm... that seems to be more of a homicide than suicide.
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:50a - 2 replies
well, I wanted to just say "random bullpen arm" but figured I should put a name out there
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:48a
Praise Edwin...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:42a - 1 reply
and yes, they will
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:27a - 1 reply
Did you let it all hang down?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:23a - 2 replies
Dammit Theo, I told you to take the box!
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:21a - 2 replies
I got this dream about buying some land...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 3: Baker Street on Jul 30 2014, 9:12a - 2 replies
I'm sure Bud Selig has dealt with a lot of strong personalities over the years and most likely is extremely confident his hand-wringing consensus-building approach will save the day once again for MLB...
Commented on Orioles, Nationals Involved In TV Rights Lawsuit on Jul 29 2014, 7:28p
yep
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:50p
the young lady in the next section kept pointing at the group and saying "hide image"...
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:46p
you appear to care more about projected records than actual records - is that true?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 5:35p - 1 reply
with what?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:19p
Ahhh... if only Johnny Berger were still playing and got traded to the Cubs
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:18p - 1 reply
is he blocking anyone?
Commented on Cubs 4, Rockies 1: Wada Win! on Jul 29 2014, 12:03p - 1 reply
Prediction - George Kottaras, Cub-killer...
Commented on On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Cardinals Series Preview on Jul 25 2014, 12:38p - 2 replies
"How's life treating you, Mr. Peterson?"
Commented on Padres 13, Cubs 3: That '70s Show on Jul 25 2014, 11:19a - 1 reply
Part of the problem is the preamble to the possible replay challenge - emphasis on "amble"...
Commented on Padres 13, Cubs 3: That '70s Show on Jul 25 2014, 11:18a - 2 replies
Be like the game threads and share dinosaur and small flightless bird pics with each other
Commented on Padres 13, Cubs 3: That '70s Show on Jul 25 2014, 11:07a - 1 reply
TJ is on line two - he wants his exclamation points back
Commented on Padres 13, Cubs 3: That '70s Show on Jul 25 2014, 10:43a
Circa 1990, I went to Spring Training in Arizona
Commented on Padres 13, Cubs 3: That '70s Show on Jul 25 2014, 10:42a - 1 reply
This should quiet all the EJackson naysayers - the dude was perfect through five.
Commented on Padres 13, Cubs 3: That '70s Show on Jul 25 2014, 9:30a - 2 replies
I'll turn this blue...
Commented on Yu Darvish: MLB Teams Should Have 6-Man Rotations on Jul 24 2014, 9:25p - 1 reply
Now your second comment is a perfectly valid point to make (sunk cost, equivalent production, etc.)
Commented on Would The Cubs Consider Releasing Edwin Jackson? on Jul 24 2014, 2:55p - 2 replies
reasonable, schmeasonable - the point still remains - What the Phillies do or don't do HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WHAT THE CUBS DO.
Commented on Would The Cubs Consider Releasing Edwin Jackson? on Jul 24 2014, 2:54p - 1 reply
Since I can't trust responses, I'll post a new comment here.
Commented on Would The Cubs Consider Releasing Edwin Jackson? on Jul 24 2014, 2:50p - 2 replies
Sorry Al, whether or not the Phillies are willing to eat 60M has nothing to do with what the Cubs do with EJackson.
Commented on Would The Cubs Consider Releasing Edwin Jackson? on Jul 24 2014, 2:28p - 1 reply
event tagline: "Good Hands, Bad Bands"
Commented on Padres 8, Cubs 3: Wada Long Game on Jul 24 2014, 1:30p
Have I got the cure for you...
Commented on Padres 8, Cubs 3: Wada Long Game on Jul 24 2014, 10:37a - 1 reply
"Walk Like the Opposition..."
Commented on Padres 8, Cubs 3: Wada Long Game on Jul 24 2014, 9:39a - 1 reply
not if the four were really good
Commented on Yu Darvish: MLB Teams Should Have 6-Man Rotations on Jul 23 2014, 11:41p - 1 reply
I wasn't
Commented on Yu Darvish: MLB Teams Should Have 6-Man Rotations on Jul 23 2014, 11:29p
narrative-wrecker...
Commented on Yu Darvish: MLB Teams Should Have 6-Man Rotations on Jul 23 2014, 11:14p
Passing thought: Once you get past Wright, Valbuena, maybe Barney...
Commented on Tradeable Cubs: James Russell and Wesley Wright on Jul 21 2014, 1:28p - 2 replies
That's a right-handed Bobby Tolan stance, not a weak-hitting Craig Counsell...
Commented on Cubs Open Young Prospect Development Academy on Jul 21 2014, 1:16p - 1 reply
not to mention this is one of the best attempts at a seamless GIF I've seen.
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 21 2014, 12:18p
Agreed. Edge did this all the time.
Commented on WWE Battleground 2014 results, recap, reactions (July 20, 2014): LOL NO ONE WINS on Jul 21 2014, 12:07p
and I've seen plays where they do let it drop
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 21 2014, 11:44a
Extra bonus - thanks to WWE's Battleground (via the WWE Network) taking up most of my bandwidth...
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 20 2014, 9:47p
If only this were in a National Association Division Series game...
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 20 2014, 9:44p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Filing A Lawsuit on Jul 20 2014, 9:33p
Yea, Bulgaria!!!
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 20 2014, 9:19p
now maybe folks will cut Bartman some slack
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 20 2014, 9:16p - 1 reply
funny how that works...
Commented on Diamondbacks 9, Cubs 3: The House Of Pain Continues on Jul 20 2014, 9:12p
TheoJed just need to figure out which half will bust and trade them for Stanton.
Commented on Diamondbacks 9, Cubs 3: The House Of Pain Continues on Jul 20 2014, 9:10p - 1 reply
Time to watch my countryman, Rusev...
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 20 2014, 9:01p - 1 reply
...
Commented on Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 2: Rule 7.04 (c) Hurts The Cubs on Jul 20 2014, 8:55p - 2 replies
c'mon Al - STRONGLY pressured???? What exactly does a costumed bear do to STRONGLY pressure somebody to pay?
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Filing A Lawsuit on Jul 20 2014, 6:32p - 2 replies
"extorts" is a bit strong for a couple bucks, wouldn't you say?
Commented on Cub Tracks Is Filing A Lawsuit on Jul 20 2014, 11:04a - 2 replies
Ervin Santana is the other big name on that list
Commented on Diamondbacks 9, Cubs 3: The House Of Pain Continues on Jul 20 2014, 10:50a - 1 reply
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