Go West, Young Man!

Matt Murton

It’s taken me a few days to come to terms with the fact that Matt Murton is no longer a member of the Chicago Cubs.  Although I knew it was going to happen, I didn’t expect it to happen this early in July.  It’s hard to put your feelings into words when things like this happen.  Even though my favorite Cub is no more, I can say that there are some positives that come out of this trade.

First of all, I think Matt Murton would be of value to teams.  I think he would Continue reading

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World Series Preview Part II

Well, if the Cubs were to get to the World Series and face the Rays, let’s hope the National League pulls through in the All-Star Game and gives the Cubs home field advantage.  The Cubs have lots of travel and not very much rest Continue reading

It’s a Sunny Day in Cubbie-land

*  The Cubs have a .643 winning percentage.  If they were in any division in the American League, they would be in first place.  We destroyed the Reds last night and have the opportunity to sweep them today.  This weekend, we face the Pirates.  A team that we just swept at their place last week.  If we can just get a good outing from Lilly (he needs it) and keep the bats alive, I’m thinking we’ll be in good shape.  Continue reading