Sometimes David beats Goliath.

Big thanks to Alfonso Soriano for pulling a Sammy Sosa with a couple solo home runs that made the difference between win and loss.

  • KevIn G

    Ace, question what do you think about moving Tyler Colvin to 1st at the end of the season? I cam up with the idea back at in mid April, but got pummeled on MLBTR forums. So I didnt suggest it here. But resently Carrie Murriat and Paul Sullivan have brought it up, so what ur option Ace.

    • Ace

      If (1) he is still hitting like he’s been hitting, and (2) he isn’t going to have a place to start anywhere else, then I’m fine with it. It’s not like the Cubs have a better 2011 option (short of maybe getting Derrek Lee back on a one-year, cheap deal). That said, putting Colvin at first limits his value – he’s so athletic, that’s probably worth the most to the team in the outfield (unless he somehow develops into a great first baseman).

      • wax_eagle

        With Sori’s legs he would be a better fit than Colvin in my mind. But then if he forgets where he is in left its not as big of a deal as when he forgets where he is at first. Colvin does have a couple of inches on Sori (according to yahoo’s roster page).

        Seems like Colvin at first would be a royal waste of a good outfielder at all 3 positions. But if it gets the kid ABs.

      • Kevin G

        From what I understand Ace He was a 1st baseman out of high school andfor a while in college. He was only moved to the moved to the OF to because the other 1st was not atheletic enough to play the OF.

  • Willis

    He did play 1b in college some, but really, no need to put him there now. He is where he belongs in the OF and if you take him out of the OF…who plays? Nady is a part timer and Fukudome, well, is plain garbage.

    • Kevin G

      I was thinking next season anyway. If the Cubs can make a couple of trades like I hope. It easied to for an OFer then a 1st baseman. So move Colvin to 1St next season. Maybe Jacson will be ready at the end of spring training and move byrd to Rf or trade him.