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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Cubs players Craig Kimbrel and Wilson Contreras High Fiving

Cubs are exceeding expectations — even their own

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor June 6, 2021

The Chicago Cubs entered the 2021 season with a feeling that this was a last hurrah. The team was coming off a disappointing sweep in the playoffs against the Miami Marlins with plenty of questions surrounding...

FILE - Chicago Cubs fans stand outside of Wrigley Field before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in Chicago, in this Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, file photo. Thousands of fans of the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox will get to see their teams play in person this season, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on Monday, March 9, 2021. In a news release, Lightfoot said each team will be limited to 20% capacity. (AP Photo/Matt Marton, File)

Fans react to news that Chicago will allow fans at baseball games by April

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor March 14, 2021

Chicago baseball fans will have the opportunity to watch a game in person at Wrigley Field or Guaranteed Rate Field — at least, a certain amount. Mayor Lori Lightfoot released a tweet announcing that...

: Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu, center, celebrates with his teammates after they defeated the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game, Saturday, Sept.12, 2020, in Chicago.

PECOTA kind to Cubs, less so on White Sox

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 14, 2021

PECOTA projections for the upcoming season. The projections have the Chicago Cubs going 85-77 and finishing second in the National League Central. The model has the White Sox finishing 83-79 and third...

Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez is the cover athlete for MLB The Show 2020. Baez is the first Chicago Cub to grace the cover of the MLB’s flagship video game.

Cubs shortstop graces cover of MLB’s video game

Joe Roman, Jr., Contributing Writer November 11, 2019

Javier Báez joins an elite group of Chicago sports athletes that have graced the cover of flagship sports video games. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks appeared on the cover of EA Sports...

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon salutes a fan from the dugout before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019.

Manager Joe Maddon won’t be back with Cubs next season

Jay Cohen, Associated Press September 29, 2019

From the moment Joe Maddon joined the Chicago Cubs, taking the reins in a Wrigleyville bar five years ago, he talked about winning. He was the right manager at the right time for a franchise that had...

Commentary: Chicago Cubs, the World Series, and the greatest moment

Commentary: Chicago Cubs, the World Series, and the greatest moment

Ben Gartland November 3, 2016

There are moments that words don’t reach. Instead, it’s an ear-splitting roar, a moment of absolute adrenaline and jubilation. A frenzy of hugging, crying and yelling. That’s what baseball...

Though the Cubs lost last night, fans across multiple generations unite because of the team and their hope for the team (Geoff Stellfox | The DePaulia)

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Geoff Stellfox October 17, 2016

When I was two-years-old, I went on the field at Wrigley Field and met Andre Dawson. Fast-forward 25 years (plus some change), and he’s back at Wrigley to throw out the first pitch in Game Two...

Commentary: The MLB playoffs cant be predicted

Commentary: The MLB playoffs can’t be predicted

Ben Gartland October 10, 2016

With 103 wins in the 2016 regular season, the Chicago Cubs are the best team in baseball. They stormed into the playoffs, running away with the National League Central Division. The stakes and the...

Wrigleyville prepares for Cubs Wild Card game

Wrigleyville prepares for Cubs Wild Card game

Megan Deppen October 7, 2015

Hours before the anticipated start of the Cubs wildcard playoff game against the Pirates, carts of canned beer are wheeled into Wrigleyville staple, Sluggers sports bar, where general manager David...

DePaul Cubs fans stuck in class during Wild Card game

DePaul Cubs fans stuck in class during Wild Card game

Reed Lubin October 7, 2015

The Cubs will face off against their division rival, the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday at 7:08 p.m.  The winner of the game will advance to the National League Division Series on Friday where they...

This week in Chicago, July 20-26

This week in Chicago, July 20-26

Brenden Moore July 20, 2015

This Week in Chicago: What’s going on and what to look out for this week in and around Chicago and DePaul. CPS Board Meeting, CTU to protest  The Chicago Public Schools board of education will...

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