Game Day

Final Score World Series Game 7 – Cubs 8, Indians 7: Game for the Ages Ends in World Championship for Cubs

In a game for the ages, the Chicago Cubs ended their World Championship drought in dramatic fashion. It was a game like you’d expect for a team, an organization, that has a cult-like following spanning generations. The Chicago Cubs are World Champions. Soak that in, take a nap, wake up …

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A Tip of the Recap — 11/2 World Series Game 7 (Cubs 8, Indians 7 )

Series Status: 4-3 W: Aroldis Chapman L: Bryan Shaw S: Mike Montgomery MVP: Ben Zobrist I said I wasn’t going to cry. And then, with the Cubs up 6-3, the broadcast showed Theo Epstein embracing his son while celebrating the second out in the 8th inning and I lost it. With my …

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Chicago Cubs Lineup – World Series Game 7: One Final Game for a World Championship

This is the day that Cubs fans have been waiting their whole lives for – one game for a World Championship. Win, and it’s instant legend status. Of course, I’d argue that this entire postseason has already reached legend status but this, oh my, how special it would be. Kyle …

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Final Score World Series Game 6 – Cubs 9, Indians 3: Addison Russell Huge as Cubs Force Game 7 (Video)

Um, I’m still in complete and utter awe of what I witnessed last night. Yes, I was there and, if you’ve been following me through these posts and mostly Twitter, you’ll know I’ve been to most of the playoff games and all the World Series games. Oh, and if you’re …

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A Tip of the Recap – World Series Game 6 (Cubs 9, Wahoos 3)

THE CUBS ARE 1 WIN AWAY FROM WINNING THE WORLD SERIES!!! Fly the W, and sing that damn song all night long! W: Jake Arrieta (5.2 IP 3 H 2 ER 3 BB 9 K) L: Josh Tomlin (2.1 IP 6 H 6 ER 1 BB 0 K) MVP: Addison Russell WOW, what …

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Chicago Cubs Lineup – World Series Game 6: Schwarber Batting Second, Arrieta on the Hill

Tonight is HUGE, no question about it. I’m personally a wreck, teetering between excitement and anxiety, mostly anxiety. Jake Arrieta will take the ball tonight in the biggest game of his life, no doubt. If he comes out tonight and dominates the way he’s capable of then how could you …

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Staves, Raves, Saves, and Caves: Game 5 Had a Little of Everything

Never has anyone been more excited to be forced to go back to Cleveland. By holding off the Indians Sunday night to secure their first World Series win at home since [insert an event that took place after October of 1945], the Cubs bid a fitting farewell to Wrigley Field …

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A Tip of the Recap – World Series Game 5 (Cubs 3, Indians 2)

Series Status: Indians lead, 3-2 W: Jon Lester (3-1, 1.93) L: Trevor Bauer (0-2, 5.54) S: Aroldis Chapman (4) MVP: Aroldis Chapman After dropping the previous two games to fall behind 3-1 in the series, the Cubs entered Game 5 needing a victory to prolong their season and force a trip back …

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Final Score World Series Game 5 – Cubs 3, Indians 2: Cubs Pull Off Gutsy Win, Push Series Back to Cleveland

If I was to write a story about how the Cubs would win the World Series, you can bet it would have them doing it in dramatic fashion and most certainly in seven games. The Cubs just capped off the first game of the season where, had they lost, they …

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The Dream that Became a Nightmare: Thoughts on Game 4

The pile of horse crap should have been a warning. Right there in the middle of the intersection of Clark and Addison stood a not-insignificant mound of equine doo-doo that people were only barely missing as they milled about in the pregame chaos. If that wasn’t enough, I would later …

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