Monthly Archives: February 2012

Good Vibes, Free Games, it’s Cubs World

Cubs, Palm trees, and sun! Beautiful weather today here in Mesa as the Cubs wind up practices at Fitch Park before moving up the street to Hohokam Stadium. Tomorrow’s (Thursday) practice will be the final workout at Fitch Park for the team, at…

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Cactus League: Spring Training

I would like to bring a new book to your attention, Cactus League: Spring Training, part of the Arcadia Images of America series. The book was written by Susie Steckner and the Mesa Historical Museum. It showcases the rich history of…

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Bombs Away

An early day for the players started with the annual photo shoot at 7am, as is custom they wore the home white pinstripes. Highlights of the day included a Brett Jackson and Anthony Rizzo bomb hitting contest during BP in…

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Dogg and Mudcat

Clevenger scores big  I don’t know about you, but Tony Campana going down to Steve Clevenger yesterday throws off my whole bracket in the Cubs Bunting Madness Tournament. I’m going to need strong performances by Dempster and Barney to get…

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Vote for the Ryno Award

Here are your nominees for the 2012 Boys of Spring Best Cubs Site – Ryno Award.  The Ryno is the Fan Choice Award, decided completely by you. So here’s your chance to choose your favorite Cubs website/blog. Poll closes on…

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The Gang’s All Here

Tom Ricketts out and about at Fitch  Today was the first official full-squad workout for the Cubs and it was fantastic weather – 79 degrees and plenty of sunshine. The Cubs didn’t get out to the fields at Fitch Park…

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The Cubs Way

Theo Epstein today Right now one of the main points of emphasis in Cubs camp is on drills to improve the team’s overall defense. Yesterday Manager Dale Sveum started a team wide bunting competition that will take place this spring. Sure it…

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Caption Contest Winners

The two winning captions for our photo caption contest are listed below the photo. Congratulations to the winners Zachery Percival and Dave Hoekstra, and thanks to all who sent the many funny captions. I will post my blog and photos from…

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Get Your Festival On

Tomorrow Cubs position players must report to Fitch Park with the first full-squad official workout on Friday the 24th. February in Arizona is baseball weather, today we had a near perfect 75 degrees and sunshine. With 15 MLB teams all…

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The Future is Here

Anthony Rizzo today at Fitch Park The Cubs new leadership made a trade in early January for a player they hope will soon be a cornerstone in building the Cubs to a contender with World Series aspirations. That player is broad…

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