Is Miller Park REALLY an Away Game?

I believe I have written before that the idea that “This series is important” or “This game is important” is kind of a silly notion.  There are 162 games and though the idea is to just win series’, there are numerous opportunities to make up lost ground.  That said…this series is important.

I don’t think it’s terribly important numbers-wise, although the Cubs and Brewers were close enough last year for it to scare me.  If a few games would have gone the other way, the Cubs wouldn’t have enjoyed getting destroyed by the Arizona in the playoffs.  This series feels important because it has the potential to be a momentum-builder, especially for the Cubs.  I would think it would be kind of deflating for the Brewers Continue reading

See Ya in the Second Half, Soriano

It appears that Alfonso Soriano will be out another six weeks after breaking his hand in last night’s game.  This will be Soriano’s second stint on the DL this year.  The Cubs did well without him last time Continue reading

5/27/08 Notes

*  This homestand was just great.  At the beginning of the homestand, the Cubs were 2 games behind the Cardinals.  After going 8-2, the Cubbies are now 2 games up.  The most remarkable aspect of this homestand was    Continue reading

Take Care, Matt Murton

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Matt Murton has been optioned to Iowa since Soriano is back off the DL.  If he would have stayed off the roster one more day, the Cubs would have probably won yesterdays game.  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