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  • • Baseball history unpacked, December 2
    Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. RIP Ronnie. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow as they unfold over the course of time. Here’s a handy Cubs timeli...2022
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Managerial edition
    Focus on Sport/Getty Images We know who these two managers are. But when did this happen? Getty Images focused on the visiting manager here: Manager Buck Rodgers #37 of the Montreal Expos argues with an umpire during a Major League Baseball game against the Chicago Cubs circa 1986 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs manager in this photo is Gene Michael. Michael managed the Cub...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ rumors swirl
    Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Cubs haven’t gotten to first base yet. Any action is theoretical. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then ...2022
    See more articles Jeff Passan
  • • Cubs free agent target: Sean Manaea
    Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images He was once very good. And he’s not old. So... why not? The Cubs could use a lefthanded starter. We’ve looked at several in this series: José Quintana, Andrew Heaney, Carlos Rodón. A bit under the radar, but someone who might be able to contribute to a 2023 rotation, is Sean Manaea. Manaea was a first-round pick (34th overall) of the Royals in 2013 and...2022
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  • • Walking in a Wrigley Winterland
    The sun begins to set over Winterland at Wrigley Field | Sara Sanchez The Cubs have turned the Friendly Confines into an amusement park and it’s magical, but bring your wallet I have a confession to make, I’m generally not in the holiday spirit until well into December. I’m certainly not a grinch, but the way every holiday seems to sprawl into and before the previous one has always exhaust...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ if at first you don’t succeed, call Acme in the morning
    His prospects are looking up. | Photo by Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos via Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Matt Mervis likes the Abreu news, I bet. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed o...2022
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: 1980s scoreboard edition
    Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images You have to squint a bit, but all the clues are easily locatable. The only thing Getty Images tells us about this photo is the following: General view of the Chicago Cubs home field at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Well, that could be just about any time, right? You can’t see the lights so this could be pre-lights. It’s obviously before any bleacher renov...2022
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  • • Wrigley Field historical sleuthing: Wrong stadium edition
    Photo by: Diamond Images/Getty Images It took a while to figure this out, but... that’s not Wrigley. I thought I’d give you a bit of NFL history today, since the league fills up Thanksgiving with football. For this photo, Getty Images says: Quarterback Bill Wade #9 of the Chicago Bears sets up to throw a pass during a game in the 1960s against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Wrigley Field in Ch...2022
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  • • Five reasons I am thankful for the 2022 Cubs
    Willson Contreras celebrates a walkoff single against the Brewers on August 20 | Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports There were some really joyous moments amidst a middling baseball season. I’ve been a Cubs fan for the vast majority of my conscious life. My first major league baseball memory is the Sandberg Game, and that was really it for me. I was in love with the ivy, the bleachers and the blu...2022
    Visit the page Willson Contreras
  • • Cub Tracks’ readers’ indigestion
    Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. We offer a truncated version of the show this week. Stay tuned for the commercials. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overni...2022
    Read about Matt Mervis
  • • Baseball history unpacked, November 21
    Happy birthday, Robert Stock! | Photo by Elsa/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. He was a Cub for four innings in 2021. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to ...2022
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Dave Owen edition
    Focus on Sport/Getty Images This infielder wasn’t a Cub for very long. When did this play happen? Getty Images says: Juan Samuel #8 of the Philadelphia Phillies slides into second base safe against the Chicago Cubs during a Major League Baseball game circa 1984 at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The infielder identifiable in this photo is Dave Owen, who played for the Cubs ...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ love me non-tender
    Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Speculation, reminiscence, Elvis and boats. All this and Bobby D, too. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximu...2022
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  • • New Holy Cow! Podcast: Alyson Mitchell Previews Cubs Offseason
    Alyson Mitchell (@infieldflygrl) joins Sean on the podcast to discuss the Cubs’ offseason plans, like the necessity for some spending and whether Japanese star pitcher Koudai Senga will join the team? Finally, she tells the story of her first epic trip to Wrigley Field this year. It’s a very fun discussion. The post New Holy Cow! Podcast: Alyson Mitchell Previews Cubs Offseason appeare...2022

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  • • Baseball history unpacked, December 2
    Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. RIP Ronnie. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow as they unfold over the course of time. Here’s a handy Cubs timeli...2022
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Managerial edition
    Focus on Sport/Getty Images We know who these two managers are. But when did this happen? Getty Images focused on the visiting manager here: Manager Buck Rodgers #37 of the Montreal Expos argues with an umpire during a Major League Baseball game against the Chicago Cubs circa 1986 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs manager in this photo is Gene Michael. Michael managed the Cub...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ rumors swirl
    Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Cubs haven’t gotten to first base yet. Any action is theoretical. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then ...2022
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  • • Cubs free agent target: Sean Manaea
    Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images He was once very good. And he’s not old. So... why not? The Cubs could use a lefthanded starter. We’ve looked at several in this series: José Quintana, Andrew Heaney, Carlos Rodón. A bit under the radar, but someone who might be able to contribute to a 2023 rotation, is Sean Manaea. Manaea was a first-round pick (34th overall) of the Royals in 2013 and...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ readers’ indigestion
    Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. We offer a truncated version of the show this week. Stay tuned for the commercials. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overni...2022
    Check it out Matt Mervis
  • • From bat flips to back picks, Willson Contreras exceeded everyone’s expectations
    Willson Contreras rounds the bases after a home run against the San Diego Padres in June. | Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images The best hitting catcher in baseball has hit free agency. Long time readers of this blog know that I keep score at almost every game I attend, but I don’t know how much I’ve written about how often I go through my old scorecards searching for memories. On July 25...2022
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  • • In appreciation of Willson Contreras
    David Banks-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs catcher moves on, but we remember him fondly. Willson Contreras, as you know, declined the Cubs’ qualifying offer Tuesday and so will likely be moving to another team as a free agent. I actually wrote this article last summer when it appeared Willson would be traded. When he wasn’t, I decided to save it for the time, if it came, when it looked like his...2022
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  • • Cubs free agent target: Taijuan Walker
    Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Cubs have been interested before. Why not now? Taijuan Walker, who had a very good year for the Mets in 2022 (29 starts, 3.49 ERA, 1.195 WHIP, 2.6 bWAR), was considered by the Cubs before Spring Training in 2020, when he was a free agent coming off two injury-plagued years with the Diamondbacks. The Cubs, at the time, were willing to only offer a...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ the wait and see game
    Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. As always, ‘we await developments.’ Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. I hope you enjoy your...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ older, wiser, sadder day
    Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Recent #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Happy birthday to me. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. Pity about Alexand...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ if at first you don’t succeed, call Acme in the morning
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  • • Wrigley Field historical sleuthing: Nat King Cole and Jackie Robinson
    Philip Harrington This photo shows two Black icons at the North Side ballyard. But when? The photo above shows Brooklyn Dodgers great Jackie Robinson meeting with famed singer Nat King Cole at Wrigley Field. The information I found said this photo was taken in 1954. Further research showed that it was part of an article in Look Magazine by George B. Leonard titled “The Melancholy Monarch.”...2022
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  • • Javier Báez is providing free meals in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona
    Javy makes a slick play against the Astros | Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images He’s always been a star on and off the field There are a lot of wonderful Javier Báez memories from his time as a Cub at Wrigley Field. The man is electric and plays baseball accordingly. We could spend an afternoon remembering his incredible home runs, unbelievable plays and the times he manufactured runs wi...2022
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  • • Cubs 7, Blue Jays 5: At last, a win in Canada
    Photo by Mark Blinch/Getty Images The Cubs ended a 14-year losing streak north of the border. TORONTO — It required six relievers (seven, if you count Luke Farrell on what was a bullpen day) and some timely hitting, but Wednesday night the Cubs ended a losing streak in Canada that had lasted more than 14 years. Sure, it was only a five-game Canadian losing streak (three in 2014, the first ...2022
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  • • For Cubs and fans in '16, long wait over
    The World Series trophy is on tour, Cubs players are back from vacation and hometown parades, and renovation work is underway at Wrigley Field. The 2016 season was a wild ride for the Cubs and their fans as the team won a Major League-best 103 games and its first championship since 1908....2016
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, December 2
    Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. RIP Ronnie. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to follow as they unfold over the course of time. Here’s a handy Cubs timeli...2022
    Continue with Bleed Cubbie Blue
  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Managerial edition
    Focus on Sport/Getty Images We know who these two managers are. But when did this happen? Getty Images focused on the visiting manager here: Manager Buck Rodgers #37 of the Montreal Expos argues with an umpire during a Major League Baseball game against the Chicago Cubs circa 1986 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs manager in this photo is Gene Michael. Michael managed the Cub...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ rumors swirl
    Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Cubs haven’t gotten to first base yet. Any action is theoretical. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then ...2022
    Visit the page Jeff Passan
  • • Cubs free agent target: Sean Manaea
    Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images He was once very good. And he’s not old. So... why not? The Cubs could use a lefthanded starter. We’ve looked at several in this series: José Quintana, Andrew Heaney, Carlos Rodón. A bit under the radar, but someone who might be able to contribute to a 2023 rotation, is Sean Manaea. Manaea was a first-round pick (34th overall) of the Royals in 2013 and...2022
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  • • Walking in a Wrigley Winterland
    The sun begins to set over Winterland at Wrigley Field | Sara Sanchez The Cubs have turned the Friendly Confines into an amusement park and it’s magical, but bring your wallet I have a confession to make, I’m generally not in the holiday spirit until well into December. I’m certainly not a grinch, but the way every holiday seems to sprawl into and before the previous one has always exhaust...2022
    Visit the page Friendly Confines
  • • Cub Tracks’ if at first you don’t succeed, call Acme in the morning
    His prospects are looking up. | Photo by Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos via Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Matt Mervis likes the Abreu news, I bet. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed o...2022
    Read about Matt Mervis
  • • Wrigley Field historical sleuthing: Wrong stadium edition
    Photo by: Diamond Images/Getty Images It took a while to figure this out, but... that’s not Wrigley. I thought I’d give you a bit of NFL history today, since the league fills up Thanksgiving with football. For this photo, Getty Images says: Quarterback Bill Wade #9 of the Chicago Bears sets up to throw a pass during a game in the 1960s against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Wrigley Field in Ch...2022
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  • • Five reasons I am thankful for the 2022 Cubs
    Willson Contreras celebrates a walkoff single against the Brewers on August 20 | Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports There were some really joyous moments amidst a middling baseball season. I’ve been a Cubs fan for the vast majority of my conscious life. My first major league baseball memory is the Sandberg Game, and that was really it for me. I was in love with the ivy, the bleachers and the blu...2022
    Read about Willson Contreras
  • • Cub Tracks’ readers’ indigestion
    Photo by Buyenlarge/Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. We offer a truncated version of the show this week. Stay tuned for the commercials. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overni...2022
    Continue with Matt Mervis
  • • Baseball history unpacked, November 21
    Happy birthday, Robert Stock! | Photo by Elsa/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. He was a Cub for four innings in 2021. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and various narratives to ...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ rumors swirl
    Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Cubs haven’t gotten to first base yet. Any action is theoretical. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then ...2022
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  • • Cub Tracks’ if at first you don’t succeed, call Acme in the morning
    His prospects are looking up. | Photo by Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos via Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Matt Mervis likes the Abreu news, I bet. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed o...2022
    Visit the page Matt Mervis
  • • Five reasons I am thankful for the 2022 Cubs
    Willson Contreras celebrates a walkoff single against the Brewers on August 20 | Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports There were some really joyous moments amidst a middling baseball season. I’ve been a Cubs fan for the vast majority of my conscious life. My first major league baseball memory is the Sandberg Game, and that was really it for me. I was in love with the ivy, the bleachers and the blu...2022
    Visit the page Willson Contreras
  • • Today in White Sox History: November 12
    In a rare if not unprecedented vote, three members of the 1959 White Sox finished 1-2-3 in MVP voting that year. A potpourri of MVPs 1920 As a response to the Black Sox scandal that saw members of the White Sox throw the World Series in 1919, baseball owners unanimously elected Kenesaw Mountain Landis as the first baseball commissioner. Landis, a White Sox fan, took the job while insisting...2022
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  • • From bat flips to back picks, Willson Contreras exceeded everyone’s expectations
    Willson Contreras rounds the bases after a home run against the San Diego Padres in June. | Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images The best hitting catcher in baseball has hit free agency. Long time readers of this blog know that I keep score at almost every game I attend, but I don’t know how much I’ve written about how often I go through my old scorecards searching for memories. On July 25...2022
    See more articles Willson Contreras
  • • In appreciation of Willson Contreras
    David Banks-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs catcher moves on, but we remember him fondly. Willson Contreras, as you know, declined the Cubs’ qualifying offer Tuesday and so will likely be moving to another team as a free agent. I actually wrote this article last summer when it appeared Willson would be traded. When he wasn’t, I decided to save it for the time, if it came, when it looked like his...2022
  • • MLB’s 2022-23 offseason calendar: Free agents, awards, Rule 5 draft, non-tenders, arbitration, more
    Getty Images Baseball doesn’t stop just because there are no games. Here’s a handy calendar of everything happening before next season begins. Congratulations to the Houston Astros on winning the 2022 World Series, the second championship in their franchise history. With that, baseball’s offseason commences. This will be the first “normal” offseason for baseball in four years, since 201...2022
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, November 2
    CUBS WIN!!!!!!! | Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. You know what day it is. CUBS WIN!!!!! On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lor...2022
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Out at the plate edition
    Bettmann Archive Thanks to Getty Images, we have quite a detailed description of this play. This is a pretty good action photo from back in the day, and Getty Images provided this very detailed description of what happened: Pittsburgh Pirates’ Manny Mota slides into home plate but is called out by umpire Shag Crawford, as Chicago Cubs’ catcher Randy Hundley puts the tag on him in the eight...2022
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Foul ball edition
    Bettmann Archive Here is a play that was not made. The original caption for this photo reads: Stan Hack, Cubs’ third baseman, couldn’t quite reach Pirates’ pinch-hitter Bill Salkeld’s foul into the box seats in the 9th inning of Chicago-Pittsburgh doubleheader opener at Wrigley Field. Hack has plenty of helpers as he leans over the infield tarpulin and box seat rail, but it did him no good...2022
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  • • Walking in a Wrigley Winterland
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  • • Five reasons I am thankful for the 2022 Cubs
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  • • Cub Tracks’ love me non-tender
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  • • BCB After Dark: Is Carlos Correa coming to Chicago?
    Photo by David Berding/Getty Images The late-night/early-morning hangout for Cubs fans asks if the Cubs will sign free agent shortstop Carlos Correa. Thank you for stopping in at BCB After Dark: the hole-in-the-wall hideaway for night owls, early risers, new parents and Cubs fans abroad. Good to see you again. Come in out of the cold. There’s no cover charge this evening. We’ve always got...2022
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  • • The Cubs have given Jason Heyward his unconditional release
    Jason Heyward after being honored at Wrigley Field October 1 | Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Hail and farewell. This roster move has been expected ever since Jed Hoyer announced last August that Jason Heyward would not be with the team in 2023. Today, the Cubs made it official: The #Cubs today granted OF Jason Heyward his unconditional release.— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) November 14, 202...2022
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  • • From bat flips to back picks, Willson Contreras exceeded everyone’s expectations
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Out at the plate edition
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  • • Cub Tracks’ the wait and see game
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  • • Baseball history unpacked, October 28
    Happy birthday, Justin Hancock! | Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images A thrice-weekly digest, replete with #Cubs, #MLB, and #MiLB factoids, gathered from reputable sources. The World Series returns to Wrigley, and other stories. On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue is pleased to present a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore ...2022
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  • • BCB After Dark: Oldie but a goodie?
    Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images The late-night/early-morning spot for Cubs fans asks if you think the Cubs should pursue Astros ace Justin Verlander Welcome back to BCB After Dark: the swingin’ show for night owls, early-risers, new parents and Cubs fans abroad. Come on in and join us. No costume require, but you can wear one if you want. The dress code is casual. There are still a fe...2022
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  • • Braves fall short in slugfest vs. Cubs
    The Cubs' second-half offensive surge continued on Saturday at Wrigley Field as Rene Rivera smacked his first career grand slam, Anthony Rizzo reached 100 RBIs with a bases-clearing triple and Javier Baez added a solo home run and RBI double to post a 14-12 victory over the Braves for Chicago's sixth straight win....2017
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  • • Cubs sink Cards' 'pen after Waino-Lester duel
    On Friday night, the Cardinals scored nine runs in the eighth inning to post a win over the Cubs. On Saturday, the Cubs got some payback. Kris Bryant hit a game-tying RBI single and scored on Anthony Rizzo's double, both with two outs in the eighth inning, to lift the Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the Cardinals at Wrigley Field....2017
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  • • 'Pen can't hold off Cubs after HRs back Waino
    On Friday night, the Cardinals scored nine runs in the eighth inning to post a win over the Cubs. On Saturday, the Cubs got some payback. Kris Bryant hit a game-tying RBI single and scored on Anthony Rizzo's double, both with two outs in the eighth inning, to lift the Cubs to a 3-2 victory over the Cardinals at Wrigley Field....2017
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  • • Mets can't stop Cubs after Reyes' leadoff HR
    Willson Contreras drove in three runs and had an adventurous night, Javier Baez smacked a solo home run among four hits and Albert Almora Jr. -- who entered the game in the seventh -- drove in a career-high six runs to back Jon Lester and spark the Cubs to a 17-5 victory Wednesday over the Mets at Wrigley Field....2017
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  • • Cubs overwhelm Mets, maintain Central lead
    Willson Contreras drove in three runs and had an adventurous night, Javier Baez smacked a solo home run among four hits and Albert Almora Jr. -- who entered the game in the seventh -- drove in a career-high six runs to back Jon Lester and spark the Cubs to a 17-5 victory Wednesday over the Mets at Wrigley Field....2017
  • • Down to final strike, Yankees stun Cubs
    The Cubs welcomed Starlin Castro, Aroldis Chapman and Adam Warren back to Wrigley Field with video tributes and hugs on Friday, but Brett Gardner gave the Yankees something to celebrate....2017
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  • • Yanks stun Cubs on Gardner's HR in ninth
    The Cubs welcomed Starlin Castro, Aroldis Chapman and Adam Warren back to Wrigley Field with video tributes and hugs on Friday, but Brett Gardner gave the Yankees something to celebrate....2017
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  • • Get Happ-y: HR powers Cubs to comeback win
    In a game that had no bearing on their postseason situation, the Cubs still showed flair for the dramatic in the late innings. In the bottom of the eighth, Ian Happ's three-run home run off of reliever Michael Lorenzen propelled the Cubs to a 5-4 comeback win over the Reds at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon....2017
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  • • Lester sharp in tuneup as Cubs blank Reds
    Jon Lester tuned up for next week's postseason play. Jackson Stephens is already looking ahead to 2018. Kyle Schwarber drove in four runs, including a pair on his 30th homer, and Rene Rivera added three more RBIs to back Lester and lead the Cubs to a 9-0 victory Saturday over the Reds at Wrigley Field....2017
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  • • C-Mart runs into trouble as Cards drop opener
    The Cardinals-Cubs rivalry has historically been intense enough on its own, but it's overamped this weekend because of the close National League Central race. On Friday at Wrigley Field, the Cubs showed they're going to fight for the chance to repeat. Despite losing both starting pitcher John Lackey and catcher Willson Contreras to ejections, the Cubs rallied for an 8-2 victory....2017
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  • • Cubs ride 7-run 6th to eventful win over Cards
    The Cardinals-Cubs rivalry has historically been intense enough on its own, but it's overamped this weekend because of the close National League Central race. On Friday at Wrigley Field, the Cubs showed they're going to fight for the chance to repeat. Despite losing both starting pitcher John Lackey and catcher Willson Contreras to ejections, the Cubs rallied for an 8-2 victory....2017
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  • • Cubs ride 7-run 6th to eventful win over Cards
    The Cardinals-Cubs rivalry has historically been intense enough on its own, but it's overamped this weekend because of the close National League Central race. On Friday at Wrigley Field, the Cubs showed they're going to fight for the chance to repeat. Despite losing both starting pitcher John Lackey and catcher Willson Contreras to ejections, the Cubs rallied for an 8-2 victory....2017
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  • • Lackey, Cubs blank Braves for 5th straight win
    John Lackey took advantage of the wind blowing in at Wrigley Field, throwing seven scoreless innings, and Javier Baez scampered home from second base on a swinging bunt to spark the Cubs to a 2-0 victory over the Braves on Friday afternoon....2017
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  • • Braves unable to back solid Folty in Chicago
    John Lackey took advantage of the wind blowing in at Wrigley Field, throwing seven scoreless innings, and Javier Baez scampered home from second base on a swinging bunt to spark the Cubs to a 2-0 victory over the Braves on Friday afternoon....2017
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  • • Wrigley Field history: Curt Flood makes a catch
    There are a lot of interesting things that flowed from this game. I don’t actually need to sleuth the date of this game, because it’s right in this tweet, which is where I found the photo: Curt Flood makes a leaping catch into the Ivy at Wrigley Field, September 18, 1962. pic.twitter.com/emm9YmUZiB— Baseball In Pics (@baseballinpix) November 6, 2022 In fact, it’s impossible for me to tell you...2022
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  • • In appreciation of Willson Contreras
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  • • The Cubs have installed new LED lights at Wrigley Field
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  • • Cub Tracks is serious about spending
    Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images #Cubs,#MLB, and #MiLB news you can use, four days a week. Decisions loom and we’re here for it. Welcome to today’s edition of Cub Tracks news and notes™, a greatest-hits collection of Chicago-style beat writers and bloggers, ground from #Cubs, #MiLB, and #MLB baseball, overheated, and then cold-brewed overnight for maximum flavor. * means autoplay on, ...2022
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Foul ball edition
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  • • Today in White Sox History: November 12
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  • • Cubs historical sleuthing: Ryan Dempster hits Ryan Braun... on purpose
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  • • White Sox gameday workers picket for better working conditions
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  • • Cub Tracks’ with six you get meatloaf
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  • • On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Marlins series preview
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