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Cubs win Harry Caray Bowl in St. Louis! Holy Cow!

Harry Caray

The St. Louis version of the Harry Caray bobblehead. Having grown up on the St. Louis end of Interstate 55, I have a deep appreciation for the importance of the rivalry between Cardinals and the Cubs. It’s great that the two teams are playing meaningful games in terms of the standings at this time of year, but games between these two teams are More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 3 years ago

Jake Arrieta
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Amazing Jake Arrieta leaves no doubt he’s the Cubs ace

Jake Arrieta left no doubt that he’s the Chicago Cubs ace after last night’s no-hitter in L.A. (Getty Images) On Sunday morning, I woke up with a thought in my head. On the heels of a disappointing More...

Cole Hamels
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, July 27th, 2015

All kinds of history made by Cole Hamels no-hitter

Cole Hamels celebrates his no-hitter Saturday at Wrigley Field. I’ve lived for a long time. I don’t think I’m old, necessarily, but life has changed a whole lot since I’ve been walking the More...

Jon Lester
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

“Lackey outduels Lester” doesn’t tell full story

Jon Lester gets the first hit of his career, but John Lackey and the St. Louis Cardinals get the win. Maybe it’s the alliteration that made this headline work, since both pitchers have two-syllable names More...

By Dan Kirby On Monday, June 8th, 2015

2015 MLB draft: Chicago Cubs select OF Ian Happ in first round

Ian Happ is considered the best bat in the draft by many. In the last two drafts, the Chicago Cubs have managed to snag the best college bats available. In 2013, they chose San Diego third baseman Kris Bryant with More...

By Dan Kirby On Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

2015 MLB draft: Chicago Cubs targets at 1.9 — hitters

Yesterday, I profiled seven pitchers the Cubs could target with their first-overall selection in the 2015 MLB draft. The last two years, many thought they would opt for a pitcher in the first round due to lack More...

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