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Ray Sadecki and the trade that never was

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Ray Sadecki was almost the trade piece that sent Lou Brock out of Chicago. Sadecki passed away this week due to complications from blood cancer. He was 73. I’m going to venture to say that nobody reading this post is familiar with the name Ray Sadecki. He pitched in the majors for 18 seasons in the 1960s and 1970s, won 20 games once and collected More...

by R. Lincoln Harris | Published 4 months ago

Wrigley Field bleachers
By R. Lincoln Harris On Friday, October 17th, 2014

Wrigley Field bleachers: A fond farewell

Demolition of the Wrigley Field bleachers began on Thursday, October 16. (R.L. Harris) Being a Chicago Cubs fan is more about Wrigley Field than it is about the team on the field. It sounds terrible, and even some More...

By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

For one night only, the #Cubs+1K Challenge is here

Step right up and place your bets in the #Cubs+1K challenge on Twitter. Who will push the Cubbies over the top? I like to do some prognosticating on this site. Sometimes I get it right because I know everything More...

Javier Baez
By R. Lincoln Harris On Monday, September 15th, 2014

Javier Baez helping Cubs approach unprecedented low

Javier Baez leads Chicago’s K brigade with nearly two per game. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images) One of the moments from “A Charlie Brown Christmas” that never made much sense to me — besides More...

Jackie Robinson West
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Much to feel good about with Jackie Robinson West team

Jackie Robinson West team celebrates after a parade in Chicago last week. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune) At the beginning of this season, I went to a game in Miami on Jackie Robinson Day. I wrote a piece based More...

Javier Baez
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Golden sombreros the norm for Javier Baez

The all to familiar K stance of Javier Baez. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images) Last night, after Javier Baez¬†struck out in the first inning, I playfully tweeted out a suggestion. Given the alarming number of whiffs More...

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