Monthly Archives: March 2007

Till next year Hohokam

A nice close to the Cubs home spring training season at Hohokam Stadium today, which saw the Cubs and Diamondbacks play in front of an all-time single-game Cactus League record 12,917 fans. The Cubs notched a 7-4 win, powered by…

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10 Again

For the second day in a row the Cubs played another 10 inning game, this time against the Colorado Rockies and it offered no exciting conclusion. Today’s game, played in front of a sell-out crowd of 12,712, was called after…

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Ronny Rocks Royals in 10

The Cubs are starting to make a spring habit of walk-off HR wins, this time in the bottom of the 10th inning. Today’s game winner came courtesy of a Ronny Cedeno 3-run blast off the left field scoreboard, leading the…

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The Home Stretch

The Cubs have three games left to close out the Arizona portion of spring training this week, hosting Kansas City today, Colorado Tuesday, and Arizona on Thursday, all at Hohokam Stadium. Just a reminder, the game against the Diamondbacks on…

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Optimism Rising in Spite of Today’s Loss

A very fast(2:17) and well played game at Hohokam today, as the Cubs lost to the Angels 3-2 in front of 12,727. Cubs starter Ted Lilly had his best outing this spring, going 6 innings not giving up a run,…

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Oh Henry!

You probably know by now of the Cubs victories over the Giants in the past 2 days, yesterday at Hohokam 6-2, and today in Scottsdale 3-2 led by the solid pitching of Big Z and Wade Miller. So I won’t…

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10th Annual Food Drive Tomorrow

That guy pitching for the Cubs today looked a lot like Mark Prior, you know the Mark Prior we all knew in 2003. I watched the rain shortened game on MLB-TV while trying to get a little work done, it…

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Slammin Sammy, Nasty Boy, and a Grand Salami

There was a buzz out at Hohokam Stadium today, with the Texas Rangers coming to Mesa, and the return of a former Cub, Jerry Hairston. Of course, the buzz at the stadium wasn’t about him, although he is also a…

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Sosa Returns

Today finally looks to be the type of weather we normally get during spring training here in Mesa, an expected high of 78 degrees. The Texas Rangers will be the Cubs opponent today, and with the Rangers will be Sammy…

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Cubs Score 27

I know it’s spring training but the numbers from the two Cubs split squad games today are pretty impressive nevertheless. The Cubs scored 27 runs on 35 hits, winning 11-7 against the Brewers in Maryvale, and 16-4 over the Mariners…

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