New Cubs Video for Opening Day

In celebration of today’s Chicago Cubs home opener at Wrigley Field, here is a video I put together using photos I’ve taken and posted throughout the blog here on CubHub.net. There are lots of player shots, various views of beautiful Wrigley Field – what Mike & Mike from ESPN Radio call one of five “Sports […]

April 12, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Chicago, CubHub.net Site Update, game day, photo of the day, players, tradition, Wrigley Field  2 Comments

It’s GO Time for Your 2010 Chicago Cubs

It’s GO time for your 2010 Chicago Cubs. The off season has ended, spring training is over, the team is assembled, and hope springs eternal. With all the hope and anticipation of a 7-year old kid on Christmas eve, I await the first pitch, first game, first Cubs homer, and first win of the new […]

April 5, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, observations, players, playoffs, rivalries, schedule, spring training  One Comment

Important dates for Cubs fans

Monday February 15:  MasterCard Presale Ticket Promotion details Thursday Feb 18: Pitchers and catchers report to Mesa for Spring Training Friday Feb 19: Regular single game tickets on sale details Feb 23: Position player report to Spring Training March 2: MLB Mandatory Spring Training reporting date for all players March 4:  Cubs beginning Spring Training […]

February 13, 2010  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: biz of baseball, game day, roster, schedule, spring training, Wrigley Field  No Comments

Ted Lilly takes No-No into the 7th

The game time temperature was 36 degrees, rainy, wind off the lake at 10mph. Cubs starter Ted Lilly didn’t seem to mind. He tooka no-hitter into the 7th inning on what was obviously a pitchers day if it favored anyone at all. Ted Lilly pitched a gem in pursuit of his 34th win as a Cub – […]

April 13, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: game recap, players, stats  No Comments

Opening Day at Wrigley Field

So far, the 2009 Chicago Cubs have seen two other teams celebrate their home openers, the Astros and today the Brewers. On Monday, the clouds will part, angels will sing, and (as Crane Kenney is known to put it) the “cathedral of baseball” will open a new season on the Northside. If you are feeling […]

April 11, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, Wrigley Field  3 Comments

Cubs start season off right

From the second pitch of the game in yesterday’s season opener at Minute Maid Park in Houston, the 2009 Chicago Cubs got off to the start they need to in order to fulfill their lofty exptectations for this year. Alfonso Soriano batting leadoff belted the second pitch from Roy Oswalt out of the park to […]

April 7, 2009  Tags: , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: game day, game strategy, observations  No Comments