One NL team would move to the AL, and five teams in each league would make the playoffs.
Month: June 2011
Mike Quade and the Cubs will probably face some boos this week. Ozzie Guillen hates Wrigley, Tom Ricketts is silent, Billy Beane as the next GM, and Alfonso Soriano’s rehab also feature.
Thanks to a small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of his right index finger skin. Yes, that’s a blister.
Most of the Cubs pitchers weren’t terrible in this one, but the bats evaporated. At long last, the painful road trip is over… and the painful homestand begins.
Finally, the topic is actually discussed. Matt Garza’s arm, DJ LeMahieu’s bitter cup of tea, the Phillies’ sellout success, and Ryan Dempster’s Harry Carry feature today.
Another Cub takes a pitch to the head.
More cap-tipping awesomeness.
Maybe the bullpen won’t be an excuse to leave Matt Garza in for 150 pitches today.
Not sure how he’s getting off scot-free. More on Zambrano, the bullpen, Angel Guzman, Randy Wells, Trevor Gretzky, Reed Johnson, Jeff Baker, and free agent compensation.
Or, what could have been if Mike Quade had even the most fundamental grasp of when to pull a pitcher.
Wow, Peter. Tell us how you really feel.
I know that doesn’t really ease your mind (or mine). Zambrano’s temper, Halladay’s dominance, Andrew Cashner’s shoulder, Jeff Baker and Reed Johnson’s stop at Iowa, and Wrigley Field’s pleasant atmosphere feature.
Despite what LL Cool J suggests, you may call it a comeback.
It’s becoming harder and harder to see a long-term future with Jim Hendry in it as the Cubs’ organizational leader. At least two prominent sportswriters agree.
Wood figures to “stir a market of bidders” this trade season. The Diamondbacks are probably already interested.
If you’re looking for signs that the Ricketts’ regime does understand how to run an organization and will do what it takes to properly rebuild, this is a good one.
But I’m actually ok with it. Ryan Dempster’s hip, Shawon Dunston and Wayne Gretzky’s sons, Mark Grace’s BAC, and the Triangle Building’s features feature today.
Cubs wan… er, woon… er… win! Ah, that’s it. Win!
The third day of the MLB Draft can bring some pleasant surprises and some funny names.