Posts tagged "Albert Pujols Mania"

The Cubs just got 3-5 wins bettah in 2012. Pujols is in the AL now.

The Cubs just got 3-5 wins bettah in 2012.  Pujols is in the AL now.
Well, guess that puts an end to all the crushing homers on good pitches, as well as the not-so-good pitches.  I honestly never believed the man would leave Cletus Nation behind.  No, it wasn’t a good sign for them when he refused to negotiate during the season, and it also wasn’t a good sign when... Read more »

For those still wondering why Theo would leave Boston - plus Pujols?

For those still wondering why Theo would leave Boston - plus Pujols?
  We Cubs fans typically could give a spit about what other teams are doing, but have you noticed the Red Sawx still do not have a manager after we allegedly stole Dale Sveum from under them?  Ask yourself this simple question: who do you think typically hires field managers?  The GM, right?  I mean,... Read more »

What the Cubs hiring of Dale Sveum means, and what it does not

What the Cubs hiring of Dale Sveum means, and what it does not
It means first of all that I am gonna have to get used to the whole s-v-e-u-m typing pattern. Since now Chicago has a manager whose ‘v’ is pronounced like a ‘w’, and Johnathon Toews, whose ‘w’ is pronounced like a ‘v’, why can’t they cut us bloggers all a break, and just trade consonants?... Read more »
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After 2 days to digest and think: The Hug

What do you think of this?  Is this a HINT?  A sign of big things to come?  Or was it just two socially awkward guys, not knowing how to appropriately greet one another? Personally, I have given a man-hug on occasion.  For I am a socially awkward man.  But I have standards.  I generally don’t just... Read more »

Poo-holes, a Cub?

Poo-holes, a Cub?
I can remember a few years back, when sports radio luminary (and botched face-lift recipient) Colin Cowherd spewed some rhetoric about how the only rivalries in sports were the Red Sox vs. the Yankees and the Celtics vs. the Lakers.  The rest didn’t count – not the Dodgers and the Giants, not the Cubs and... Read more »

Please, let's all relax about Albert Pujols being a Cub. For now.

Please, let's all relax about Albert Pujols being a Cub.  For now.
My mother-in-law called me yesterday, all out of breath, because she heard that Albert Pujols was going to be a Cub. To be fair, she loves the Cubs, and she sees his presence as a good thing, as would I if it would come to that.  But I had to gently let her down, that... Read more »
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