Posts in category "2011 Recap"

2011 Player Recap - Sean Marshall

2011 Player Recap - Sean Marshall
Since this is partly my blog, I wish you all a Merry Christmas!  If you’re not Christian, okay, Happy Winter Solstice!  Christmas was set up to leverage the carryings on from an old pagan holiday, anyway.  Most biblical scholars believe Christ was born in June.  Whatevs, tis the season where many of us choose to... Read more »

2011 Player Recap - Matt Garza

2011 Player Recap - Matt Garza
In the spirit of timeliness, let’s recap the previous season of the team’s tastiest trade bait, one Matt Garza. Recapping his numbers, he had a 10-10 record with a 3.32 ERA.  He left with leads several times, only to have them blown by the bullpen.  Many of those blown games were due to defensive lapses.  Also... Read more »

2011 Player Recap - Blake DeWitt

2011 Player Recap - Blake DeWitt
A couple of months ago, my dad and I road tripped down to Memphis to visit my son, drink on Beale St, laugh at how crappy Graceland actually is, etc.  Along I-55, in Sikeston, MO, sits Lambert’s Cafe, the World’s HQ of gluttony and the originator of that most quaint of Midwestern traditions, throwed rolls. ... Read more »
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2011 Player Recap - Reed Johnson

2011 Player Recap - Reed Johnson
This first part of the Recap concerns the veterans whose contracts have expired, and since this consists of four men: Pena, Ramirez, Johnson and Grabow; of whom Kurt has already spoken of Pena, A. J. will speak of Ramirez, and only God himself can speak for Grabow, I will share a few thoughts for you... Read more »

2011 Player Recap: Carlos Pena

2011 Player Recap: Carlos Pena
Welcome to the 2011 Chicago Cubs Recap: Part 1 – Blog for the Dumped.  In this series, we’ll take a closer look at the players we aren’t expecting to return in 2011. Today’s featured star is the Cubs one-shot first baseman, Carlos Pena.  Pena, by the way, is reportedly a player who is so smart... Read more »