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The System Is Broken…But Maybe Only Locally?

Someone always says it better than you. So let me allow The Ringer’s Michael Baumann do it for me… This trade is a disgrace for the Red Sox and for the league. I don’t understand why the owner of such a prestigious ball club—a de facto public institution—would charge his baseball operations department with ridding […]
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The F- You World Tour

I’m not suggesting that Anthony Rizzo will keep a cardboard-cutout of a naked Tom Ricketts in the clubhouse next year, that the Cubs will slowly reveal with every win. And if they actually did that’s probably more of a morale killer which will end up with the 82-win season the front office and ownership seem […]
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Why Wouldn’t He Just Do It Again?

As expected, Cubs Convention passed without much in the way of actual news. I don’t know where the idea came from that the Cubs liked to do an “unveiling” of someone at every convention, because as far as I can recall it only happened once with Kerry Wood and boy didn’t that go well? All […]
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Here’s Another Strand To Their Lies

You probably already have figured this out by now, but every time I write about the Cubs from here until spring training, if I can even bring myself to do it depending on what happens, might send me into a rage that causes me to spontaneously combust and the article will remain partially finished. I […]
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Stop Acquiescing To These Capitalist Pigs

I’m gonna take a break from the Cubs offseason wishlist to address something I’ve seen far too much of the last week. Every day I open Twitter or Facebook, which I recognize is the start of the problem right there but it’s pretty much unavoidable given what I do, and I see someone–and frequently people […]
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