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Dave23

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2021, 03:35:15 pm »
Can we please extend Willson already?
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Bennett

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #17 on: August 11, 2021, 05:37:03 pm »
Gordon Wittenmyer

Apparently Cubs are in Field of Dreams game next year. Ross spilled the beans before attempting to un-say it.
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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #18 on: August 11, 2021, 05:46:43 pm »

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #19 on: August 11, 2021, 07:42:59 pm »
In the original Shoeless Joe novel, there is a subplot that was cut out of the movie; a man falsely claims to have pitched for the World Champion Chicago Cubs.  He gets on to the field and Frank Chance puts him in but he can't get anyone out and I think his lie is revealed.

I wonder if the Cubs will put on throwback uniforms from that era for that game.  I sure hope they do, particularly if they're the road team and they wear the all-dark-blue uniform which looks so good.


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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #20 on: August 11, 2021, 09:22:45 pm »
Rowan Wick: "The Chicago Cubs, it's going to be good in 2022. I think the team's going to be not as bad as everyone thinks."

#NotAsBadAsEverbodyThinks. 2022 Cubs #.
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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #21 on: August 11, 2021, 09:48:10 pm »
Rowan Wick: "The Chicago Cubs, it's going to be good in 2022. I think the team's going to be not as bad as everyone thinks."

#NotAsBadAsEverbodyThinks. 2022 Cubs #.
Bahahaha! That is amazing.

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #22 on: August 16, 2021, 11:35:03 pm »
It looks like the Cubs will be playing the Reds in next year's Field of Dreams game. 

https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/32036932/reports-field-dreams-game-feature-chicago-cubs-cincinnati-reds-2022

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #23 on: August 16, 2021, 11:41:39 pm »
Field of Dreams - the Nightmare Edition

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #24 on: August 17, 2021, 07:22:41 am »
I doubt the Cubs will be announcing a ticket price increase for the 2022 season.  On second thought:

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #25 on: August 17, 2021, 11:22:27 am »
they should offer a refund for this years games

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #26 on: August 17, 2021, 11:26:19 am »
they should offer a refund for this years games

I was just thinking about that if I had gone up to Cincinnati to watch them this week.  Why pay major league prices to basically see a mostly Iowa Cubs lineup with the likes of Bote and Heyward sprinkled in?

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #27 on: August 17, 2021, 11:49:22 am »
Cubs play at Twins in two weeks.  The twins significantly elevate their ticket-prices when the Cubs are guests.  Heh heh, they aren't retracting their price-inflation either!  :)

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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #28 on: August 17, 2021, 11:51:49 am »
You pays your money and you takes your chances, I guess.


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Re: Cubs in '22
« Reply #29 on: August 17, 2021, 12:18:34 pm »
From Kevin Goldstein's FanGraphs chat:

12:04    
>this guy<: Contreras and Hendricks are moving this winter, right? Cubs farm is like 2 years at least from bearing real fruit

12:05    
Kevin Goldstein: I mean, they have to field a team, right? I think they should listen on both. The notion that Contreras is someone you can build around is a weird narrative in the Chicago media.
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