Monthly Archives: February 2010

It’s raining, let’s go to a museum

Last night I awoke to a loud crash of thunder at about 2:30am and with the appearance of a small pond in my front yard this morning I’m guessing it must have rained all night. Right now it’s around 45…

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Fun at Fitch

This is the point of the baseball season when things are as casual as they will ever get, Cubs players are having fun…sure they’re working and focused but with a definite upbeat feel. That was never more evident than today…

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Parties, Night Creatures, and Baseball

In this part of camp (before Cactus League games) injuries are big stories, even minor injuries. Right now we have Soriano’s knee feeling better, Guzman’s shoulder a bit tender, and Theriot’s wrist sore due to a Rafael Dolis plunking. So…

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Being Here

I realized this afternoon that I had not given yesterday’s blog a title…It has one now. In my never ending quest to give you the best Cubs spring training coverage, instead of photos I’ve got some of today’s practice on…

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Forgot Blog Title

Warm ups before today’s practice The rain has gone and the Cubs are all here, including the Ricketts family, new owners of the storied ball club. The team arrived on the fields for the first full squad work out at…

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Full Squad – Full Sun

It had rained intermittently for the past 3 days and curtailed much of the Cubs workouts at Fitch Park but the front has moved past and the 10 day forecast is looking good. Today is the official start of Cubs…

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Cubs Weather Report

As you most likely know it rained off and on here all day yesterday, the Cubs didn’t make it out to the soaked Fitch Fields and were confined to hitting in the covered batting cages. Today’s forecast: Intermittent rain showers….

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Rain Check

Storm on the way…SW field prior to the start of practice, batting screens blown down It’s now partly cloudy with plenty of sun here in Mesa, not the case earlier as the Cubs practice this morning at Fitch Park was…

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Going Camping

Ted Lilly’s MRI on the knee came out negative, which is great news. Other than that you might be thinking it’s early in camp and not much to report… Heck, even Lou can’t really shed much light on the line-up…

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Pitchers and Catchers!

What a fabulous day to begin official workouts for the Cubs pitchers and catchers, sunshine and temperatures in the 60′s during practice. Fitch Park is a great venue to see the Cubs, 4 ball fields with a central area where…

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