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U-G-L-Y

By bullpenbrian at 04.24.2009 1 comment.

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Put this series six feet under. Dropping two of three against the NL’s worst hitting offense speaks for itself.

Reds outscore the Cubs 10-1 in the final two games. Cubs go 5-for-25 with RISP for the entire series.

Chicago gift-wrapped the final two games tossing the ball around like Detroit’s pitching staff in the ’06 World Series. Where’s the PFP from Spring Training???

I say it all the time: DEFENSE MATTERS!

Love Theriot in the two-hole. And, if Fukudome stays on track he’ll get prime RBI chances batting fifth. I like the move.

A veteran ballplayer should know better than to hide from reporters. But, Milton Bradley does what he wants too, good or bad.

Yet, here’s what M.B. doesn’t understand…when you run, the media chases.

He’s 1-for-23, injured and living up to his poor reputation.

If Milton tells the reporters why this is happening they’ll get off his back. Until then, it’s the reporters job to keep asking questions.

If Bradley is healthy enough to pinch-hit, which the Cubs are claiming, I have no problem keeping the slugger off the DL.

Cubs are less than a month into the season and have eaten $5.5 million in salary: Vizcaino’s $3.5 million and Gaudin’s $2 million.

Now what to do with Neal Cotts?

  • Notes: Cubs (8-6) 4th Place
  • W: Harang (2-2) L: Zambrano (1-1)
  • Soriano has a 10-game hitting streak while also leading the majors with 18 runs scored.
  • He’s also tied for the NL lead in home runs (5).
  • Thursday marked the 95th anniversary of the first game played at Wrigley Field, then known as Weeghman Park.
  • On this date last year the Cubs won its 10,000 regular season game; a 7-6 10-inning victory against the Rockies.
  • Oakland options former Cubs pitcher Sean Gallagher to Triple-A Sacramento.
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  1. I hadn’t thought about Fukudome fifth. That would be a nice lineup. Let Lee hit third and have Fukudome protecting Ramirez at clean up. I like it. Bullpen Brian for manager!

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