Tag: Jim Hendry

Len Kasper Can't Find Statistics Showing Why Blake DeWitt Should Play for the Cubs

Len Kasper Can't Find Statistics Showing Why Blake DeWitt Should Play for the Cubs
CHICAGO – Things got pretty awkward in the Chicago Cubs broadcast booth on Sunday. The moment occurred when Chicago Cubs announcer Len Kasper was doing a segment in the fourth inning on ‘player value’ for his weekly ‘Stats Sunday’ discussion.  After Kasper got through the various statistical strengths of each player, the broadcaster got to... Read more »

Why I Should Be the Next Cubs General Manager - by "Data" of Star Trek: The Next Generation

Why I Should Be the Next Cubs General Manager - by "Data" of Star Trek: The Next Generation
USS ENTERPRISE-E- Greetings, fans of the ball game in Chicago. It was brought to my attention that the human species of the planet Earth have a vested interest in the ballclub that plays organizational ball on Chicago’s northern side. This is quite fortuitous news for myself, considering I, Data, have a much vested interest in... Read more »

CUBS QUICKLY REMOVE SEAN MARSHALL FROM OPENER AFTER LEARNING HE CAN PITCH

ATLANTA- Immediately after Sean Marshall retired his eighth consecutive batter Monday, Cubs manager Lou Piniella removed him from the game.  Marshall is the Cubs’ premier long reliever.  A former starter, Marshall is able to crank seven innings out of the bullpen.  But not Monday.  The Cubs were determined to make sure that only the physically... Read more »
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