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Posts tagged Jed Hoyer
God damn it…
One of the things I’ve learned in my short time authoring this site is that somewhere in this universe of ours there is a thing called balance. Finding and achieving it is the true mastery of life, let alone any one aspect within it. I do not claim that this website has any such grandiose capacity (yet), but in authoring 98.2748% percent of the content I truly do strive to find a proper balance between being well read and having an unique opinion that I can call my own on the subject matter at hand.
Every so often however that line gets blurred. Perhaps More >
While many of you were still shaking off the cob webs from the night before, visiting WebMD.com to confirm that a Brain Cloud is in fact not a real malady, the Chicago sports media was gathered at Halas Hall on New Year’s Day to hear Bears General Manager Phil Emery offer his rationale for the firing of Lovie Smith twenty-four hours earlier. In what can only be described a breath of fresh air, the new Bears GM, who had previously only spoken to the media on the day he was hired last spring and then again during the bye week this season, More >
It’s been a heck of a week around Casa de Chi-Guy this week with everything from our baby-sitter having an allergic reaction to soy milk last Friday night pulling us out of Skyfall an hour into the movie (and sending her to the hospital), to our getting awoken in the middle of the night on Monday to our carbon monoxide detectors going off, the fire department being called, and our furnace all but being replaced on Wednesday and Thursday while I was in Calgary and Edmonton. For all the complaining we Chicagoans do about our winters let me tell you right More >
It’s been a long last few days in Wrigleyville as the Cubs have been doing everything in their power to turn current players into future assets and thus far they’ve been stifled at every turn – through no fault of their own.
The plan at the outset was simple, trade Ryan Dempter, the 35 year old starting pitcher with two months left on his contract and a league leading 1.99 ERA (at the time) for another organization’s young pitching prospect(s) and then leave themselves roughly a week afterwards to get an even better package for Matt Garza. Due to his age More >
The Wife and I recently won a package at a silent auction for a Day at Wrigley Field. It involves getting to go on the field, into the dugout and clubhouse, a pair of tickets, and what I understand to be all you can eat and drink. If that last item is in fact the case, then Wrigley is in for a world of hurt a few Saturdays from now.
Just last week however a little icing was added to the cake as we received an email from the group that puts the package together asking us to submit our jersey More >
I hope you all enjoyed a wonderful Boxing Day this year. What’s Boxing Day you ask? Well, I can tell that you’re not Canadian or hailing from the UK if you’re asking that. There’s all sorts of actual meaning behind the holiday but the Canucks I know use it for shopping purposes as it’s an excellent time to return gifts and take advantage of day-after-Thanksgiving-esque sales. As I see all of this after the holiday bargain hunting, I can’t help but think about the new brain trust at Clark & Addison and how they’ve been sifting white-elephant style through the bargain More >
I’m telling you right now to bookmark this page so that you can come back three years from today and throw it in my face. This weekend I helped myself to a delicious glass of Cubbie-blue kool-aid and am officially all in on Mr. Epstein and his band of stat-niks taking over the offices at Clark and Waveland. I’m not expecting the Cubs to win four of the next five World Series, but I’m encouraged that there is at least a plan in place. Or at least there will be, I hope…
Based on past experience, Theo has proven to be More >