Monthly Archives: March 2008

A Spring Thing

It’s too bad I can’t ship some of this AZ weather up to Chicago for the next couple weeks, our Mesa 10 day forecast is very simple – Sunny with highs between 77 and 82. Since we are just waiting…

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Kid in Candy Store

That’s what it felt like to me last night at the Fergie & Friends Charity All-Star game at Hohokam; getting a chance to talk with and later announce the introductions for an array of Baseball Hall of Fame members and…

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Not All the Cubs Have Left the Building

The Cubs are playing Vegas tonight, I have gone to those games in the past but tonight I will be at Hohokam Stadium for the Fergie & Friends game. Sure the quality of the play on the field won’t be…

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A Not So Perfect 10

The Cubs and Brewers battled it out for 10 innings, finishing with 10 runs apiece in front of another packed house (12,782) at Hohokam. The Cubs finished with a spring home attendance mark of 181,280, the best in the Major…

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Early Game at Hohokam Today

Once again the spring season draws to a close, today is the final game for the Cubs in AZ. Then it’s off to Las Vegas for a couple final exhibition tune ups vs the Mariners before opening day. Today it’s…

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Questions Answered?

In today’s audio blog I examine some of the Cubs issues that needed to be sorted out during spring training 2008. 14 minutes

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Pie is the guy, and a quiz

The Cubs pulled off an exciting 7-6 victory over the Texas Rangers in front of 12,757 sun-drenched fans at Hohokam. The game was tied 6-6 when Felix Pie hit a 2 out triple in the bottom of the 9th, followed…

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One Week

Hope everyone had a great Easter, the past day and a half have been kind of a blur for me (more on that later today). The Cubs are back in action at Hohokam today against the Texas Rangers, with only…

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Wild One Ends Tied, Then Surprise!

The Cubs came back to tie the White Sox 3 times in today’s game the first time was with 4 runs in the 6th inning, then 1 run in the 9th and finally 3 runs in the 10th inning to…

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The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The good. Plentiful sunshine, 76 degrees at first pitch, and a Cubs 8-6 win over the Colorado Rockies in front of 12,885 (the 4th largest crowd ever at Hohokam). Matt Murton going 2 for 4, with 2 doubles and 2…

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