Cubs Insult Their Best Hot Dog Buying Customers

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Carrie Muskat had a brief entry in her Cubs.com blog about some promotions the Cubs have come up with, including some deals for the bleacher bums: Beginning May 10, all Tuesday home games will feature Bud Light or Budweiser products at specific concessions stands in the bleachers for $3. Starting May 11, fans sitting in the Bud Light Bleachers for …

Royal Wedding Thread

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Prince William and Catherine Middleton are getting married in about four and a half hours from the time of this post. You can watch it here with all your closest fellow royal wedding fans. This is a safe, welcoming place to enjoy it all. Savor every moment. Right here, with, us.

Top Ten Highlights of the Cubs Game Tonight

In News And Rumors by aisle424321 Comments

10. Ryan Dempster getting his one out of the evening. 9. Koyie Hill hitting a homerun. 8. Al Yellon and Buster Olney arguing on Twitter over whether Justin Berg hit Justin Upton on purpose.  7. No killer tornadoes hit the stadium. 6. The NFL Draft, NBA playoffs, and Michael Scott’s farewell provided some distraction. 5. A long, lingering shot of …

Chicago Cubs @ Arizona Diamondbacks

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Gameday Cubs wOBA wRC RS Diamondbacks wOBA wRC RS Kosuke Fukudome .343 .56 -.06 Chris Young .339 .55 .00 Starlin Castro .332 .51 -.03 Kelly Johnson .360 .61 -.01 Jeff Baker .312 .42 -.01 Justin Upton .381 .67 .03 Aramis Ramirez .350 .54 -.03 Stephen Drew .341 .51 -.01 Carlos Pena .378 .62 -.01 Miguel Montero .339 .49 -.01 Marlon …

Want some free crap from the Cubs?

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Just trying this out with mb21’s blessing… For some of you who know me, I help my friend run a page on Facebook for Cubs fans.  In one of the legendary James Russell’s starts, it was Tyler Colvin bobblehead doll night and I got an extra couple bobbleheads since my wife and son were with me.  I gave one of …

Cashner and Wells throw off flat ground

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Andrew Cashner and Randy Wells continue to work their way back from shoulder and forearm injuries, respectively. They took a step forward today throwing from 90 feet off flat ground. CHICAGO — Cubs pitchers Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner both threw from 90 feet on flat ground Wednesday as they continued their rehabs. Cashner is on the disabled list because …

Colorado Rockies @ Chicago Cubs (WRONG!)

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Rained out. Makeup scheduled for the end of June. GamedayB-Ref Preview Rockies wOBA wRC RS Cubs wOBA wRC RS Dexter Fowler .347 .58 -.03 Kosuke Fukudome .342 .56 -.06 Jonathan Herrera .298 .38 .02 Starlin Castro .332 .51 -.03 Carlos Gonzalez .381 .67 .00 Jeff Baker .312 .42 -.01 Troy Tulowitzki .382 .66 .04 Aramis Ramirez .350 .54 -.03 Todd …

Obstructed View Introduces Unobstructed Views

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This blog has been active for exactly a month now and we’ve gotten hundreds of emails asking for us to provide user profiles. We’ve gotten dozens and dozens of emails asking that we provide a way for our readers to publish content to the blog. We hear about FanPosts and Diaries and we’ve responded. We listened. Each registered user has …