Monthly Archives: March 2012

3-3 on 3/31

Maholm solid today I’m not going to do the usual game recap today, instead here are just a few thoughts. I don’t have a sister, but I hear kissing her would be like today’s game – Cubs 3 Angels 3,…

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Dodgers – Cubs

Dempster dealing The Los Angeles Dodgers came to Hohokam for the first time this spring and handed the Cubs a 6-3 loss in front of 10,102 warm sun-drenched fans. The Dodgers were playing a split squad today, while the Cubs…

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It’s a Cubs – L.A. Weekend

If you had said 40 days ago when I took these photos at Fitch Park, that both these guys would be on the Cubs opening day roster, then I want you to pick my Mega Millions ticket for tonight!  The…

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Shark Attack in Mesa

Today Jeff Samardzija made a strong claim to be in the Cubs starting rotation, pitching 6 innings of shutout ball in a Cubs 2-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians at Hohokam Stadium. Shark allowed a double to Jason Kipnis to…

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Cubs Win With Shutout

On a gorgeous sunny 75 degree day, the Cubs played their final split squad games of the spring season. At Hohokam Stadium the Cubs came away with a 2-0 shutout of the San Diego Padres, while falling 3-2 to the…

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Sunday at Fitch Park

Dempster in action at Fitch Park Yesterday, I decided not to make the 100 mile round-trip drive from my house to watch the Cubs play the Cleveland Indians in Goodyear, AZ. Instead I went over to Fitch Park to watch Ryan Dempster…

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Introducing The New Flying iPhone

Travis Wood pitching today Today’s Cubs game was on WGN-TV so you may have watched this uneventful Cubs 5-1 loss to the San Diego Padres. From a Cubs fan standpoint, likely the most exciting event during today’s game was a…

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Day Off

Goldfield Ghost Town sits under the Superstition Mountains Yesterday the Cubs had the day off, so with perfect weather, I decided to get out and do something fun. Last spring it was such a blast to see the AZ desert with my…

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Dempster Reaches Six

Dempster pitching today Ryan Dempster pitched six solid innings for the Cubs today but the Texas Rangers ended up with a 6-2 victory at Hohokam Stadium. Dempster’s six innings were the longest outing of the spring for a Cubs pitcher….

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Cubs – Sox

The sky from my booth about 12:45pm – Photo TJS   Rain was all around the Valley of the Sun today. In fact, three other Cactus League games were not played due to the rain, and another was stopped after…

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