Monthly Archives: March 2009

Cubs Set Cactus League Record

The hottest team in all of baseball this spring is the LA Angels of Anaheim and they continued today, beating the Cubs 8-4 to raise their (doesn’t matter) spring record to 24-6-1. Attendance at Hohokam today was 9,165, smaller than…

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DeRo Show at Hoho – The Photos

As you probably know I take almost all of the photos you see here at Boys of Spring, however it is nearly impossible for me to take any shots during games at Hohokam since I am announcing and up in…

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DeRo Show at HoHo

The Indians first visit to Hohokam Park in nearly 20 years was successful as they beat the Cubs 7-5 before 13,097 fans on a gorgeous Mesa afternoon. Mark DeRosa who started at 3rd base today for the Indians got a…

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The Last Week

With the Cubs final spring game only one week away, I’m getting very excited for the start of the regular season. As I’ve mentioned in the past, it’s bitter sweet for me because when the Cubs leave AZ I won’t…

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Cubs Knock Their Sox Off

Anytime the Cubs beat the White Sox it’s a cause for celebration. They did that today in fine fashion 9-4 in front of a single game Cactus League attendance record audience of 13,327. The game started off at a cool…

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Field of Dreams

Every once in a while you get an opportunity to live out a dream and last night’s Fergie and Friends Game was one of those times for me. Getting to play baseball and hang out with Cubs Hall of Famers…

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Hollywood Comes to Mesa

A Chamber of Commerce day here in Arizona with plenty of sun and a high that reached mid 70′s saw the Cubs take down the Rockies 9-8 in front of a Hohokam Stadium single game record crowd of 13,289. After…

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Cubs bring the whooping sticks

Talk about fun, it was a great day to just be a fan watching the Cubs smack around the A’s at Phoenix Muni. The A’s stadium was packed to near capacity (7,994) with a very large portion of those being…

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Night baseball blog

Random thoughts while watching the WBC Japan vs USA game: On his most recent at bat in the game it showed Kosuke Fukudome was batting .211 for the WBC and then he K’d ugly. I’m sure Lou can’t be that…

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Z Cubs Win

Big Z was the big story today as the Cubs beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on a sunny but gusty day in Mesa. Z cruised through his longest outing of the spring going 6 innings, allowing 4 hits and 1…

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