Wrigley Debris

Warm Thoughts from Snowmageddon Central

Happy Groundhog day (again and again). From the heart of Snowmageddon this surgeon gets his first "Snow Day" since the big snow of 1967. So here comes an impromptu odds & ends post.

The first order of business is to remind those digging out from the Thunder-Blizzard (and to warm them up) that the CUBS PITCHERS and CATCHERS report to Mesa in 11 DAYS, officially on February 13th (per Carrie Muskat at mlb.com). Position Players report on Feb 18th and the FIRST SPRING TRAINING GAME is in 25 DAYS as the Cubs play Oakland on Feb 27th at Mesa.

Snow Angels and more, after the jump...

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  • j.urias didn't have a good debut...

    2.2ip 5h 4bb 3k...3 r/er...1 wp

    81 pitches. yow.

    crunch 2 hours 38 min ago view
  • Ach - I really only saw it quickly and thought that's where it it. No matter - he crushed it and the video board people did not have to repair the panels from what I saw!

    The E-Man 2 hours 50 min ago view
  • Totally agree with that re Soler, whereas Bryant seems to get the close call (so far) this year.

    Good to see Baez get a couple knocks today - been awhile

    Eric S 2 hours 57 min ago view
  • that works too...there wasnt a good CSN replay...was going off whatever len or jd (dont remember) said.

    crunch 3 hours 2 min ago view
  • I was there. From what I saw it was upper third of the scoreboard

    The E-Man 3 hours 5 min ago view
  • No I have been thinking actually that he seems to lead the Cubs with balls called strikes all year. He really shouldn't be expanding his zone to swing at many of those either because it wouldn't lead to anything good. He's seeing the ball well though so hopefully it'll even out.

    johann 4 hours 3 min ago view
  • So why don't the umps like Soler, or am I just imagining it?

    Rob Richardson 4 hours 15 min ago view
  • Yeah, but he kills lefties.

    billybucks 6 hours 19 min ago view
  • wow...instant hardcore rain.

    rain delay.

    crunch 6 hours 26 min ago view
  • it was massive...hit off the bottom of the LF scoreboard.

    crunch 6 hours 58 min ago view
  • Projected at 461 ft, with a 108 mph exit velocity - longest Cub HR this year by 20 ft (I think Arrieta had the longest?)

    Eric S 7 hours 6 min ago view
  • this team is full of horrible walkup music...rizzo uses 'marky mark and the funky bunch' more than he should...which is any at all.

    d.ross uses alphaville 'forever young' because lulz.

    lastella was using (still might be) 'oh what a night' by the four seasons.

    turrible turrible stuff.

    crunch 7 hours 7 min ago view
  • ROSS #100!

    cubs lead 1-5, bottom 4.

    crunch 7 hours 24 min ago view
  • Just noticed that Baez's current walk-up song is "Informer" by Snow. Dear God. That's world class bad.

    misterwhipple 7 hours 27 min ago view
  • SOLER POWER!

    crunch 7 hours 34 min ago view
  • Hey Lester is left handed!

    johann 8 hours 27 min ago view