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[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

At the end of the day, the Cubs were swept by the Reds at Wrigley Field as they lost 11-4 today.
So today’s question is which seats are better – section 38 or 123? I went to the game with my cousin Andrew Holder. His mom and grandmother were with us so we needed to buy two more tickets for the game. We spent $35 for tickets that were $100.80 face value – one ticket was in Section 38 Row 6, the other Section 123 Row …

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[7 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

The Reds won their second game at Wrigley Field to move 15 games over .500. Drew Stubbs broke out of his 1-for-37 slump by going 3-for-4 hitting the go-ahead home run in the eighth inning which led the Reds to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are now 3-9 versus the Reds this year.

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[6 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]

The Cincinnati Reds moved to 14 games over .500 for the first time since 1990 with their 3-0 win over the Cubs today. The Reds have had nine straight losing seasons.
Post Game Dining
After the game, we went to Crepe Town – a crepe restaurant only a few blocks north on Sheffield Ave. (technically located at 3915 N. Sheridan Rd.). If you are looking for an unusual brunch place before an afternoon Cubs game then this is your place.

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[28 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

Everyone knows the main attraction when attending a Brewers game at Miller Park is the sausage race in the middle of the 6th inning. Another highlight is watching Bernie Brewer take a spin down his slide after the Brewers hit a home run. But, something that rarely occurs is when a player hits a ball so far it lands in the slide. That is what Brandon Philips did Wednesday afternoon as he hit an 8th inning grand slam 450 feet. That grand slam put the game out of reach as …

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[5 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Ballparksavvy.com Visits Wrigley: Reds at Cubs

Last year, on July 7, I watched Paul Konerko hit three home runs in the same game and realized that he was the first player I saw achieve the feat in six years. Now, this season, I have witnessed two players hit three home runs in one game. First, was Albert Pujols on May 30th. Today, assisted by a 20-mph wind blowing out of the ballpark, Drew Stubbs hit three home runs as the Reds hit seven home runs total (and four in the seventh inning) crushing the Cubs 14-3. …

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[3 Jul 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Ultimate Sports Baby Attends Eighth Cubs Game

It was a typical Saturday afternoon – attend the Cubs game with the family. The Ultimate Sports Wife and I walked over to Wrigley Field with the Ultimate Sports Baby as Dylan attended his eighth Cubs game today at the young age of eight weeks old (averaging one game per week of life is not bad).

Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs
The Cubs managed to win a game as Randy Wells took a no-hitter into the seventh inning. The Cubs matched a franchise record leaving 17 runners on base.