Monthly Archives: March 2010

One More at Hoho

One of the Cubs few bright spots today, Soto to Lee picks Evans off firstBOS Photo by John Antonoff The Cubs lost a pair of games today, with the Jr. Varsity losing to the Brewers in Maryvale and the A…

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Cubs Pound Reds

Today was the kind of game that Lou Piniella and Cubs fans love to see in the last week of spring training. A solid all around performance with the Cubs beating divisional foe Cincinnati 8-1. 10,318 fans watched Randy Wells…

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We’ll Get That Record Yet

This spring new Cactus League single game attendance records are being broken so often it’s hard to keep up. An article on local AZ radio station KTAR’s website about these record breaking games and how “things started smelling fishy” written…

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13,462 VIP’s Set Hohokam Record

Shortly before I announced the opening lineups today, Cubs Assistant Director of Media Relations Jason Carr stopped by my booth and informed me of a late lineup change. The change was that Andres Blanco who was listed as the starting…

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Cubs Lose to A’s

The Cubs made some roster moves today (Gray, Mateo, Gaub, and Adduci to AAA – Barney, Scales, and Chirinos to minor league camp) and Lou Piniella has made some decisions regarding the pitching staff (Gorzelanny and Silva starters, Samardzija and…

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Cubs vs A’s, video fix

We had a technical issue yesterday with the new video up in our Multimedia page, that has been fixed. The video takes about 5 seconds to buffer then plays, it’s a tribute to the old school Cactus League with a…

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Kasper, Colvin, and Caple

We have a new video up in our Multimedia page, it’s a tribute to the old school Cactus League with a short Cubs spring opening day video and then an interview with Cubs play-by-play man Len Kasper, be sure to…

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Mid-Week Multi-Media Madness

Wednesday blog ramblings along with some video and radio stuff. I didn’t go to Surprise to see the Cubs play yesterday as I had some work to do and the game was broadcast on MLB network, so I DVR’d the…

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W and L’s don’t matter, it’s spring

Not a very exciting game today from the Cubs standpoint as the Cleveland Indians shutdown the North Siders 9-2 in front of 12,327 fans at Hohokam. The 2 Cubs runs came in the final inning courtesy of a Cleveland error…

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Kansas out…ouch

In case you have Kansas or Villanova in your final 4 brackets, I’ll try to lighten things up for you with an old favorite that some of you may not have seen. Ryan Dempster doing his Harry Caray impersonation during…

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