We’ll try the debut thing again today, with Carlos Villanueva getting the nod.
With a bonus quote: “The thought of Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer and a big pile of money is a scary thought.”
Bad, yes. Bad luck, also? Yes. There are small things to hang your hat on, even if, long-term, this still looks like a weak offense.
No bats and a rough start for Feldman.
The regular season is here, Scott Feldman. Time to do it for real.
The rooftops have issued another menacing press release, expressing displeasure about a deal with the City impacting their businesses.
Epstein makes the best argument you can make in the discussion: the National League is at a disadvantage.
Taking two out of three in Pittsburgh is one thing. Doing the same in Atlanta would be impressive.
Things look good for a Monday announcement.
The high wire doesn’t impress other organizations, but dominance in the 7th or 8th inning might.
Although there were some individual bright spots, each of the Cubs’ four farm teams dropped its opener. Oof.
The Cubs are expected to get their video board and other outfield signage, the rooftops are expected to stay in business. Also: more night games.
The Cubs kindly sent me a full set to get a look. The set is pretty darn sweet.