Chicago Cubs 2020 Recap: The End of an Era

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The Chicago Cubs 2020 season ended when they were eliminated from the playoffs last Friday by the Miami Marlins. Chicago really struggled to make contact at the plate. In the two losses versus Miami, they had nine hits and just one run. This was a story all too familiar for the Cubs, and has been […] READ MORE


This Week In Home Runs: Week of 8/24 Walk Off Week

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In a season where everything has been different this past week added another layer to the season. We had a few more games get postponed due to COVID-19. That’s not anything new. But the week had several games get postponed due to the racial uproar over the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin. As a […] READ MORE


Chicago Cubs Ian Happ Continues To Impress

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The Chicago Cubs have had a great season thus far. Many players have stepped up to fill big roles on the team, but no one has produced more than center fielder Ian Happ. The 26-year old switch-hitter has become a key part of their dangerous lineup. He has been a big reason for the 16-8 […] READ MORE


Cubs Brewers Series Wrap-up

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The Chicago Cubs kicked off the season this weekend with a home series against the Milwaukee Brewers. They were able to take two out of three against their divisional rival. The team hopes to gain some momentum as they go through their grueling schedule. They won’t have a day off until August 10th. Next up, […] READ MORE


Why the Chicago Cubs Continue to Struggle

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Chicago Cubs Struggles The Chicago Cubs came into the 2019 MLB season with high hopes, as you would expect from a team that has made the playoffs four seasons in a row. However, the team has struggled to live up to these huge expectations since their 2016 World Series win. Chicago is currently holding the […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week 22: Keon Broxton of Seattle Mariners Hits Umpire with Thrown Batting Glove

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Keon Broxton Hits Umpire with Thrown Batting Glove Welcome to Week 22 of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment […] READ MORE


Assessing Trade Value of Toronto Blue Jay Eric Sogard

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As the trade deadline is fast approaching, the Toronto Blue Jays are looking to trade veterans to help their rebuild.  Looking at the veterans on the team, there are a few that have value to move within the next couple of days. One of those veterans that could be moved is Eric Sogard.  After having […] READ MORE


Joe Maddon’s Roster Shakeup Against the San Francisco Giants

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Joe Maddon is the mad wizard of baseball. Sometimes, he shakes things up because his team has upset him in some way, shape, or form. Following Tuesday night’s loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Chicago Cubs skipper released a lineup that appears that it was drafted by a Twitter poll committee for today’s game. […] READ MORE


Jason Heyward’s Return brings Roster Quandary

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Heyward’s Return Roster management is the second-hardest part of managing a National League club, behind pitcher and pinch-hitter management. Jason Heyward is eligible for reactivation immediately. Joe Maddon finds himself with a plethora of live bats and glove talent. Unfortunately, Heyward’s return leads to a roster quandary, and Maddon must make a roster move. There […] READ MORE


Ian Happ Debut A Solid One

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The Chicago Cubs’ number two prospect has had quite the season at Triple-A Iowa. A rash of injuries, not his play, is what lead to an Ian Happ debut. That’s not to say his performance didn’t warrant such a move. The club had their fun with the fans on Twitter for a while about the speculated move […] READ MORE