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My son and the Jumbotron

My son loves baseball. He’s a Colorado Rockies fan. I forgive him for this as I’m a Chicago Cubs fan. In a way, this is better as life doles out enough heartbreak and disappointment—however, being a Cubs Fan makes one heartier. 735 more words

Diary Entries

April 19th: CUBS WIN!

Home runs proved enough for the Cubs against the Cincinnati Reds as Edwin Jackson got his first win of the season and the Cubs their 5th win of the season. 239 more words

Game Blog

Levine: Cubs' Approach Delivers Home Run Outburst

By Bruce Levine

WRIGLEY FIELD (CBS) – A little positive reinforcement and a good approach produced some desired results for the Cubs on Saturday.

After a meeting with his club on Friday, Cubs manager Rickey Renteria received a strong performance from his players. 345 more words


Pedro Strop looking like the man in Chicago

April 19, 2014

Chicago Cubs – It wasn’t a save chance, but the Cubs hierarchy was made very clear today, when Hector Rondon pitched the 7th and 8th innings in a 4-run game, while Pedro Strop got the 9th.   68 more words

Closer Change

Cubs Hit 3 HRs, Break Loose To beat Reds 8-4

CHICAGO (AP) — Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday. 422 more words


Emma: Teammates Can Learn From Samardzija

By Chris Emma-

CHICAGO (CBS) — For the first time since taking residency on Chicago’s North Side, Cubs skipper Rick Renteria was visibly frustrated about a loss. 632 more words


Levine: Numbers Help, But Talent Determines Winners

By Bruce Levine-

WRIGLEY FIELD (CBS) — Cubs manager Rickey Renteria is doing his best to cajole and push his players to better performance levels. Renteria has daily briefings with a statistical analyst team that helps the manager and the coaches get inside the vast numbers and video files that are available. 412 more words