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Back In Action

In Game Threads by Rice Cube27 Comments

I was at a weekend conference in Chicago where I couldn’t actually go to a Cubs game, but did see them win the series against the Brewers. I followed most of the tough opening loss to the Padres before I had to go on airplane mode, but it’s good to know that the Cubs are holding serve while continuing to …

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Mr. Cube Goes to Oakland

In Game Threads, Postgame, Uncategorized by Rice Cube153 Comments

So hey everyone, I went to the getaway day game at the Oakland Coliseum (named after whatever sponsor they have these days, but like the Sears Tower I only know it by the generic name everyone else uses) and did not regret it. This was, as they say, a game time decision where I weighed how much I really wanted …

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Random Cubs Practice Game Thread Until Further Notice

In Game Threads by Rice Cube49 Comments

I would do one for every game, but that first game of spring training was special and the rest are just like whatever at this point as long as no one (else) gets hurt. It was just nice to have a “normal” spring training again after a pandemic (still going, technically), a lockout, and even with the World Baseball Classic …

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Your Very First Cubs Game Thread of 2023: Giants @ Cubs, Saturday 2/25 2:05 PM CT (UPDATED: With Lineups)

In Game Threads by Rice Cube41 Comments

Well, everyone, we’ve made it to the very first game of the Cubs (pre)season as your favorite squadron will host the Giants at Sloan Park on what I presume will be a lovely Saturday afternoon in Arizona, before it gets insufferably hot and the bulk of the attendees will get badly sunburned. Per the official Cubs schedule, the game will …

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Cubs Gameday: Cubs (21-17) at Barves (25-15)

In Game Threads by berselius44 Comments

TV: NBC Sports Chicago+ Radio: 670 the Score Time: 6:35 PM CDT Cubs Zobrist CF Bryant 3B Rizzo 1B Contreras C Baez 2B War Bear LF Almora CF Russell SS Darvish SP Barves Albies 2B Acuna LF Freeman 1B Markakis RF Suzuki C Inciarte CF Bats 3B Camargo SS Foltynewicz SP The Cubs missed Acuna the last time around but …

Gameday: Cubs at Cardinals

In Game Threads by berselius74 Comments

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: ESPN Radio: 670 the Score Cubs C Contreras LF Schwarber 3B Bryant 1B Rizzo SS Russell CF Happ 2B Baez RF Heyward SP Lester Urinals CF Bader RF Fowler 1B Martinez LF Ozuna 3B Gyorko SS DeJong 2B Wong C Pena SP Wacha   Just don't get swept.