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Dreamcast 72: Magic Number Math

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Rice and berselius talk about the current stretch of struggling Cubness, and try to do some math to figure out the Cubs magic number should they ever decide to play good baseball again. You can check out the podcast page or just click on the embedded players below. You can also use the sidebar to get to our Apple Podcast pages and …

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Dreamcast 71: House Money

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RC & AC hang out by themselves this time because everyone else had better things to do or whatever. Topics include: I did a bit more editing this time but got pissed off several times because my mouse crapped out here or there and changed settings all funky on me, so at least this is a short one. You can …

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Dreamcast 61: Not Mad, Just Disappointed

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Rice and Berselius hang out to talk about the disappointing Cubs after an encouraging start to the season, when they went 14-13 by the end of April but finish May with a 24-31 record, vastly underperforming their Pythagorean record. We did talk about some of the new rules and the ABS system on the horizon, and just generally shrugged because …

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A Winning Pitch (We Hope)

In Commentary And Analysis by Rice Cube52 Comments

We’ve reached the phase right before Spring Training where it’s mostly claims and minor league contracts while the residue of the free agent barrel lingers until teams and agents finally settle on something. For all intents and purposes, the roster is set (very similar to what we did last time, minus some DFAs and outrights and what not) and the …

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Allow Yourself a Modicum of Positivity

In Better Know a Cub by Rice Cube74 Comments

The Cubs officially announced the Jameson Taillon signing today: It seems Taillon had a Zoom session with the beat folks that was also open to fans, so there’s a snippet here: Taillon had a lot of nice things to say about his experience during the recruiting process, the excitement he felt with being able to work with the Cubs Pitch …