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Old 06-14-2018, 11:24 AM
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I understand what you're saying and there does seem to be a lot of media coverage of Rizzo's events. That said, it's really hard for me to throw any shade at Rizzo's commitment to charitable causes. He won the 2017 Roberto Clemente Award. He seems like a good guy and a great teammate. He's a cancer survivor. If he was playing on the South Side, we would all love him. It's really hard for me to dislike both Rizzo and Bryant despite the fact that they play for the Cubs.
Agreed on both accounts....I really like Bryant, and so what if there's cameras around for Rizzo's Charitable events. As long as he's using his public persona to improve the lives of others then I don't really care if his brand improves because of it.
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Old 06-16-2018, 08:23 AM
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Agreed on both accounts....I really like Bryant, and so what if there's cameras around for Rizzo's Charitable events. As long as he's using his public persona to improve the lives of others then I don't really care if his brand improves because of it.
For the most part, guys on the Cubs like Bryant and Rizzo seem like they're very good human beings, which is what makes me hate them even more.
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Old 06-16-2018, 12:26 PM
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Why is it when Rizzo is at a charity event or donating time or money to charity there is ALWAYS a camera there. It's called Brand management. Many celebs and entertainers donate lots of money, but most of the time it's behind the scenes. Rizzo may be generous but does the camera ALWAYS have to be on. Just asking......
What about the role played by ABC, WGN, Fox, NBC Sports Chicago, Giordano’s, Buona Beef, etc. in sending the cameras there? I doubt Rizzo himself owns a news truck.
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Old 06-17-2018, 10:35 PM
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Another shutout.
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Old 06-18-2018, 03:58 AM
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Another shutout.

With Q taking the loss.
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Old 06-18-2018, 07:17 AM
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Another shutout.
Also another series win against a fraud St. Louis team.

This Cub crap is seriously having a negative effect on my ability to enjoy the game of baseball.
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Old 06-18-2018, 10:12 AM
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Also another series win against a fraud St. Louis team.

This Cub crap is seriously having a negative effect on my ability to enjoy the game of baseball.
Haven't we gotten over this since 2016? I don't want them to win, either, but they're very good, have actually underperformed so far, and will likely win the division. Save the ire for the playoffs.
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Old 06-18-2018, 10:19 AM
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Also another series win against a fraud St. Louis team.

This Cub crap is seriously having a negative effect on my ability to enjoy the game of baseball.
I agree that St. Louis isn't for real this year but this was the first series the Cubs won against the Cardinals this season. Cubs are 3-5 against St. Louis so far this year.
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Old 06-18-2018, 10:35 AM
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Also another series win against a fraud St. Louis team.

This Cub crap is seriously having a negative effect on my ability to enjoy the game of baseball.

The Cubbies pitching as it stands right now is not good enough to win the WS much less the NLCS.
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Old 06-18-2018, 06:56 PM
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Haven't we gotten over this since 2016?
I have a serious case of “Cub fan fatigue.” This bull**** has run its course. Enough is enough already.
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Old 06-18-2018, 09:17 PM
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I have a serious case of “Cub fan fatigue.” This bull**** has run its course. Enough is enough already.
With their talent, with their money and with that bad a division...it won't be ending soon.
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Old 06-19-2018, 12:56 PM
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I also have Cub fan fatigue. And I'm fatigued of having nothing to come back with, because the Sox are terrible.

Cubs fans are just like Boston fans: sore winners, very entitled.
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Old 06-19-2018, 04:40 PM
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Blown save by Wilson. LA wins 4-3. Not sure why Morrow wasn’t in.
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Old 06-19-2018, 05:47 PM
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Morrow has tightness in his back. Been missing for a couple of weeks, I hear.
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Old 06-19-2018, 06:07 PM
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Blown save by Wilson. LA wins 4-3. Not sure why Morrow wasn’t in.
I'm not sure why Bryant wasn't guarding the line with the winning run going to score on an extra base hit. But I'm not the genius on this.
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