There’s a lot to like about Marlon Byrd. But defending Matt Holliday for a dirty play in favor of protecting your own 21-year-old teammate? This is pretty unbelievable.
Archive for August, 2011
Schlecht receives the highest bonus of anyone in the 9th round so far. That’s a good sign.
Tyler Colvin was supposed to be starting once Kosuke Fukudome was traded. Why isn’t he? Andrew Cashner has thrown two successful bullpen sessions, Carlos Pena loves Jim Hendry, and Derrek Lee is pure class.
Chicago Cubs’ post-deadline record: 2-0.
Oh, Carlos. I love you, guy, but the Cubs don’t need “chemistry.” They need “good baseball players.”
Rival Front Office Member: If We’d Been Running the Cubs, the Deadline Would Have Looked Very Different
While it’s no surprise, it was still incredibly depressing to hear.
Either Jim Hendry is a lame duck who’s been told to hold tight, or he’s playing a dangerous game of chicken. Either way, come November, we’ll probably point to July 31 as the day Jim Hendry’s nine-year tenure ended.
The losing streak ends, and Ryan Theriot didn’t even get a hit this time!