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Month: April 2011

Laughing Because It Isn’t the Cubs: Matt Holliday Out After Appendectomy

More sCardenfreude. Yes, it’s true that this was widely reported yesterday, but (1) being that it was April Fools Day, I thought it prudent to wait, and (2) there still wasn’t much information available on prognosis because the surgery hadn’t been performed yet. Enough setup: yesterday, after experiencing abdominal discomfort, Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday had […]

Enhanced Box Score: Pirates 6, Cubs 3 – April 1, 2010

Hopefully you’ve missed seeing the Enhanced Box Scores as much as I’ve missed making them. On days like today, they’re cathartic. Two swings doomed the Cubs (and an aggressively, interminably tight strike zone), and the offense couldn’t come through despite plenty of baserunners. I suspect most of you feel like I do…

At Least for Today, Let’s Be April Fools

Every year on Opening Day, I like to think I’m going to put together a long,¬†mellifluous¬†post about the upcoming season, weaving it with deep thoughts on what it means to be a Chicago Cubs fan. And every year I post a picture of some dude making a “let’s rock” symbol with his hand, and convince […]

Bleacher Nation on the Web

It’s Opening Day (the real one), so it’s good time to remind you that, if you enjoy reading Bleacher Nation, there are a couple other corners of the Internet that we occupy, which you might want to check out. First, check out Bleacher Nation on Facebook. If you “Like” us on Facebook, an angel gets […]

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