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You’ve Been Framed!

Holy moly, do I still remember how words work? So I just read this fantastic article on how the Cubs are using technology to improve their catchers’ framing ability, as well as their overall practice routine. It’s really interesting and … Continue reading

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Cubs Good, Better, Best – 2014 Season, Game 16

Opponent: Cincinnati Reds Result: W (8-4) Record: 5-11

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Cubs Good, Better, Best – 2014 Season, Game 10

Opponent: St. Louis Cardinals Result: W (6-3) Record: 4-6

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Super Mega Deluxe Cubs 2014 Season Preview, Special Edition

Opening Day (yes, I am formally capitalizing it) is finally here, and in celebration I’m breaking out my keyboard and banging the keys to create my first ever season preview. If you’ve read much of my writing here before (Hi, … Continue reading

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Filament Friday 01/31/2014

His office chair slowly rocks back and forth as he folds his arms over his head and stares at the ceiling. ¬†Frustrated, he blows his breath up and over his forehead, blowing the bangs that haven’t been found there for … Continue reading

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Filament Friday 09/27/2013

Semantic satiation, TomTatos and more fun stuff in the filaments today, including non-sports related stuff. And some sports related stuff. Just lots of stuff, in no particular order.

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Filament Friday 09/20/2013

Some of the cool stuff I came across this week. Not included, the fact that I discovered that Drake is mad dope.

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So, What’s Good?

4-8 ain’t great. Not much has gone right so far this season, but we can’t get bogged down by the misery. Here are some things that have actually gone right. And some silver linings to things that haven’t.

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Cubs Home Opener Makes Monday Tolerable

UPDATE: Two out of three’s not bad? Edwin Jackson had a miserable first inning, giving up four runs, and another run in the second inning before settling down and getting through six. Carlos Marmol pitched a scoreless, if, um, exciting, … Continue reading

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Hoo-ray, It’s (the real) Opening Day!

UPDATE: Well, the Shark surpassed my wildest imagination, going 8 man-sized innings and spitting the image of a “true No.1.” Castro was on point and Rizzo not far behind, with Wellington throwing his name into the core player discussion. #HeresTheBeef … Continue reading

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