Author: Desipio

The podcast you never thought would happen

When was the last time your favorite team won the World Series?  Ours won it last week!  We’re going to re-live the whole thing one more time (who are we kidding, it won’t be the last).  Join us live at 10 am Central on Saturday, November 12 as we talk about the World Champion Chicago...

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The Immortals

Of course, they made us wait. A four run lead in the fifth wasn’t enough.  A three run lead in the eighth wasn’t enough.  The Cubs couldn’t, wouldn’t and maybe, they shouldn’t have, made it easy on themselves or on us.  It took almost five hours.  We sat through a rain delay.  And it took ten innings. But the joke, for once, was on the rest of the world.  If there’s one thing Cubs fans are world-class experts on, it’s waiting. We had been waiting for eleven decades.  We’d waited on prospects that never turned out.  We waited on...

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This is just the greatest damned thing ever

I’ve been accused of beating a joke into the ground (Hank White Fan Club, Luis Valbuena: superstar, Al Yellon is awful) oh, wait, not that last one.  But when I predicted and continued to predict1 that Kyle Schwarber’s season wasn’t really over when he tore his ACL and LCL in the third game of the season in Arizona, I wasn’t joking.  I really thought he’d be back. Sure, part of it was because the baseball season is so long that Kyle could perform a full 24 week rehab and there would still be games to play.  But a big...

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Podcast: World Series (no, really) preview

Since that little event called the World Series starts Tuesday night, if we were going to cram in a podcast we figured we’d better do it quick.  Last week when we signed off we knew the only way we’d back this week is if the Cubs won the pennant.  Well, what do you know?  That’s just what they...

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