Search Results for Site News tag:www.thecubdom.com,2017:/cgi-bin/mt//feed/Site News 2017-11-24T03:42:07Z Movable Type 4.23-en 16 1 16 All-Star voting 2009 tag:www.thecubdom.com,2009://1.1203 2009-07-02T20:02:22Z 2009-07-02T20:37:47Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Every year, I publish my all-star ballot. My criteria is to look at stats, but sometimes disregard the stats if I am a big fan of a particular player. So, for 2009, here's my ASG ballot. Position American League National League First Base Cabrera, M., DET Pujols, A., STL Second... What comes around goes around tag:www.thecubdom.com,2005://1.970 2005-06-16T05:12:01Z 2009-05-17T00:20:48Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com You can see the series in review flags below, and I'll mention the 15-5 score in the loss today... but that is it. Mr. Predictable, Greg Maddux, has suddenly become less predictable... leading to speculation about Greg Maddux' house party with Henry Blanco and Sergio Mitre. Frankly, I'm sure Die-Hard... Seven reasons to be a White Sox fan tag:www.thecubdom.com,2005://1.938 2005-05-19T06:01:33Z 2009-05-17T00:20:38Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Well, today's game was certainly exciting, but its time to start preparing ourselves as Cubs fans for the upcoming civil war. The North vs. the South. The lovable losers vs. the only franchise to ever intentionally lose a World Series. 1908 vs. 1917. With this in mind, I have decided... Barry Bonds has third surgery tag:www.thecubdom.com,2005://1.917 2005-05-04T20:03:36Z 2009-05-17T00:20:35Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Barry Bonds has undergone a third surgery and is now displaying this picture on his website. LINK Was the surgery an amputation? So, while I continue to study for my financial accounting exam, I'll leave it at this: Barry's going to be losing his spot on my fantasy disabled list.... Lovable? Losers? tag:www.thecubdom.com,2005://1.860 2005-02-16T19:59:29Z 2009-05-17T00:20:18Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Pitchers and Catchers Report! Hope Springs Eternal! YEEEEHAAAW! Its pretty much a beautiful day in my locale, only its cold out. I imagine the weather in Mesa, Arizona is just like it is in Bloomington, Indiana... only 70 degrees instead of 40. The sky is blue, the grass is sort... MoneyBall tag:www.thecubdom.com,2005://1.838 2005-01-16T04:08:43Z 2009-05-17T00:20:12Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com I'm working on an article about Bud Selig's sale of the Brewers to Mark Attanasio for $223 million... but it won't be done until Monday probably, and the site's looking a bit stale. So I have some suggested reading for you all to prepare for Monday's column. (School is already... For the Record... tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.816 2004-12-03T05:48:34Z 2009-05-17T00:20:07Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com I wrote at length about how I wanted the Cubs to sign Dave O'Brien as their play-by-play man, but failed to say anything when the Cubs hired Len Kasper last week. One of the reasons I didn't write anything is that I don't think I have ever heard Kasper call... Mergers and Acquisitions tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.815 2004-12-01T13:05:00Z 2009-05-17T00:20:07Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com For readers of the various 'Cubs Blog Army' sites this winter, there has been more activity among the writers than for the Cubs. Most notably Derek Smart moved from 'The Big Red C' to The Cub Reporter. In our little cottage industry, thats about on par with a hypothetical Coca-Cola/Pepsi... Brenly & O'Brien LLP. tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.808 2004-11-16T20:34:38Z 2009-05-17T00:20:06Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Excerpt From: O'Brien needs ESPN, Mets OKBy: Ed Sherman, Chicago Tribune, Nov. 15, 2003 All that stands between Dave O'Brien and the job as television voice of the Cubs is approval from ESPN and the Mets. O'Brien has agreed to contract terms that will enable him to join analyst Bob... Brenly & O'Brien tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.805 2004-11-09T21:43:51Z 2009-05-17T00:20:05Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com No, its not a law firm, but it sure sounds like one. Rather, those are two of the names that continue to spill out of the Tribune company's newspaper regarding the Chicago Cubs television booth. (It is also who I would like to have working the games.) Ed Sherman wrote... Waived tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.790 2004-10-12T22:41:00Z 2009-05-17T00:20:03Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Delighting in the misfortunes of others is evil. Being happy that someone lost their job is not compassionate. I am apparently both evil, and cold-hearted. Oh, yeah, I already knew that. Wendell Kim has been let go... ... and All Cubdom Rejoiced! The Story Life in the big-leagues is tough.... Waived tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.789 2004-10-12T22:41:00Z 2009-05-17T00:20:03Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Delighting in the misfortunes of others is evil. Being happy that someone lost their job is not compassionate. I am apparently both evil, and cold-hearted. Oh, yeah, I already knew that. Wendell Kim has been let go... ... and All Cubdom Rejoiced! The Story Life in the big-leagues is tough.... Acceptance tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.786 2004-10-06T04:41:00Z 2009-05-17T00:20:02Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance Well, I think I have made it through the first four steps... I'm sure I'll suffer some relapses into stage 4... I always do in the winter... but its time to get going with step 5. Acceptance. Its what you do when whats done is... Catch-up tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.771 2004-09-01T00:19:00Z 2009-05-17T00:19:59Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com OK folks, I have returned from visiting USC, and other California locations, such as Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Pasadena, and LAX. While out in the golden state, I went hiking, built a sand castle, visited with family, and became estranged from the world of baseball. I left the coast a few... How Big is Wrigley Field anyway? tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.727 2004-06-13T02:53:02Z 2009-05-17T00:19:52Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Update June 2008 This page comes up for a lot of Google searches, but the post is from 2004. For the permanent Wrigley Field Seating Capacity page, click on the link. Determining Wrigley Field's seating capacity is like figuring out your true weight. When you step on the scale, you... Good Riddance Damian Jackson tag:www.thecubdom.com,2004://1.719 2004-06-01T06:00:00Z 2009-05-17T00:19:51Z Byron http://www.torbeninvesting.com Our Chicago Cubs lost a rough one tonight, 3-5. Glendon Rusch had a tough outing, allowing 3 (earned) runs in 5 innings pitched. Francis Beltran and Jimmy Anderson threw 2.1 innings of scoreless no-hit baseball, but then Dusty brought in "The Farns." In my opinion, Kyle Farnsworth appeared unprepared to...