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by UMFan83
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: General Cubs Chit-Chat
Replies: 2396
Views: 104649

Re: General Cubs Chit-Chat

Criticize how the team is built 5 months after they win a title because of it? Do you think Cub fans are still hurt the Cubs sucked badly from 2010-2014? Didn't we just have like the 8th largest recorded gathering in human history after winning the title? They weren't there to boo the Cubs for sucki...
by UMFan83
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Wrigley Renovations and Related Wrigleyville Stuff
Replies: 308
Views: 18547

Re: Wrigley Renovations and Related Wrigleyville Stuff

Pretty crazy...we've been talking about this project, previously discussed as the Triangle Building, for what - 13 years or so, and its finally going to be done.

Original design:

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by UMFan83
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion
Replies: 55
Views: 2224

Re: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion

Do we just operate with a 26-man roster all year, swapping guys on and off the 10-day DL as need be? Bullpen a little worn out? Keep the extra reliever. A stretch against a couple teams with a bunch of lefty pitchers upcoming? Time for LaStella to find the DL. Same thing for righties? Sorry, Szczur...
by UMFan83
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion
Replies: 55
Views: 2224

Re: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion

Looks like the opening day roster is this

C: Contreras, Montero
IF: Rizzo, Baez, Zobrist, Russell, Bryant, La Stella
OF: Heyward, Almora, Jay, Schwarber, Szczur

SP: Lester, Arrieta, Lackey, Anderson, Hendricks
RP: Davis, Rondon, Strop, Edwards, Uehara, Grimm, Montgomery
by UMFan83
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Video Game Thread
Replies: 705
Views: 24206

Re: Video Game Thread

At the risk of losing out to one of you guys, I'll give you guys a heads up...Bestbuy.com is going to have a limited amount of the Switch and the NES Classic at 1pmEST today. when i am able to get through and purchase one and you get shut out, I will happily sell you mine for $450 for alerting me a...
by UMFan83
Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: General Baseball Discussion
Topic: The Cardinals
Replies: 1360
Views: 66406

Re: The Cardinals

"The key is to pay for future performance, not past performance" - Theo Epstein
by UMFan83
Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Random Offseason Musings and Rumors
Replies: 394
Views: 26281

Re: Random Offseason Musings and Rumors

Phillies cut Coghlan https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2017/03/phillies-release-chris-coghlan.html Went from starting Game 1 of the World Series to unable to make the freaking Phillies roster in 4 months. I mean, he's had a really weird year going back to ST last year. Was gonna have a big role going ...
by UMFan83
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Random Offseason Musings and Rumors
Replies: 394
Views: 26281

Re: Random Offseason Musings and Rumors

OleMissCub wrote:Phillies cut Coghlan

https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2017/03/ ... ghlan.html


Went from starting Game 1 of the World Series to unable to make the freaking Phillies roster in 4 months.
by UMFan83
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Kyle Schwarber....lead off hitter?
Replies: 74
Views: 3977

Re: Kyle Schwarber....lead off hitter?

holy hell please don't bump old threads about Schwarber that reference a tweaked knee on the most recent page.
by UMFan83
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Bears offseason
Replies: 1320
Views: 26800

Re: Bears offseason

Interesting instagram photo of Cutler today from Cavalari. Won't post link because NSFW
by UMFan83
Tue Mar 28, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 12026
Views: 289383

Re: Politics & Current Events

Trump doing one of his "why aren't they looking into hillarys russian connections" twitter rants, something must be coming out today that he wants to divert discussion of
by UMFan83
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 12026
Views: 289383

Re: Politics & Current Events

by UMFan83
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Cubs Game 7 Documentary - Reign Men - On CSN Tonight (3/27)
Replies: 16
Views: 468

Re: Cubs Game 7 Documentary - Reign Men - On CSN Tonight (3/27)

CRap, I have it set to record. Hawks game better not go long
by UMFan83
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Top 108 Moments Condensed
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: Top 108 Moments Condensed

This is awesome. seriously thank you!
by UMFan83
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Fred Hornkohl Game Threads Forum
Topic: 2017 Spring Training Game Thread
Replies: 334
Views: 9590

Re: 2017 Spring Training Game Thread



I'm shocked....

...it took this long
by UMFan83
Sun Mar 26, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Talk Arrieta here
Replies: 402
Views: 20067

Re: Talk Arrieta here

Take with a Spring Training sized grain of salt but here's an article suggests that Arrieta is having release point issues again

http://www.cubsinsider.com/2017/03/26/p ... oint-wild/
by UMFan83
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 12026
Views: 289383

Re: Politics & Current Events

I was wondering how the nutjobs would spin this

by UMFan83
Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Transactions
Topic: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion
Replies: 55
Views: 2224

Re: Is Szczur Gone & 40-Man Roster Discussion



Did the Cubs get an affiliate in New Jersey?
by UMFan83
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2016-2017 College Basketball Thread
Replies: 417
Views: 10507

Re: 2016-2017 College Basketball Thread

Now confirmed by the Dayton AD, Archie has officially resigned to take the IU job. Great pickup for the Hoosiers.
by UMFan83
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2016-2017 College Basketball Thread
Replies: 417
Views: 10507

Re: 2016-2017 College Basketball Thread

Speaking of blue bloods, lots of smoke Archie Miller is in talks with IU
by UMFan83
Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:38 am
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Championship Rings...Who gets them?
Replies: 21
Views: 662

Re: Championship Rings...Who gets them?

Billy and Ryne are both ambassadors for the Cubs so I suspect they will get rings like many employees will. I read an article about how Neil Ramirez and Federovic will be getting rings so I'm assuming everyone who appeared for the team will.
by UMFan83
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 12026
Views: 289383

Re: Politics & Current Events

This is absolutely hilarious:

by UMFan83
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 12026
Views: 289383

Re: Politics & Current Events

by UMFan83
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: THE CUBS ARE 2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS!
Replies: 706
Views: 19319

Re: THE CUBS ARE 2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS!

Since this is bumped...what the Cubs plan to wear for the home opener and ring ceremony game:

by UMFan83
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Top 108 Moments for the 2016 Cubs (Now at #11)
Replies: 476
Views: 18332

Re: Top 108 Moments for the 2016 Cubs (Now at #20)

Derwood wrote:
Brian707 wrote:If the Cubs won game 7 like 6-1 or something like that, the 5th inning and 8th inning blowups don't occur. Does Zobrist still get MVP?


No, nor would we have this t-shirt:

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link to shirt?

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