Tag: Lou Piniella

COLVIN NEEDED A BREAK

August can be a cruel month.  The weather is hot; players are wearing; and the playoff contenders elevate their play.  Tyler Colvin didn’t mind a few days off.  The Cubs rookie outfielder is hitting .206 in 21 games (13 starts) this month.  Former Manager Lou Piniella had him on the bench for all but one... Read more »

KEY TIME; ASK LOU; THE HEAVY

The next 20 days will define the Cubs season. Starting tonight in Seattle, the Northsiders will play everyday until the All-Star Break.  Cubs players and coaches will tell you that if they can end this stretch within four games of the division lead (the Cardinals currently have a seven-game bulge), the playoffs are a possibility.... Read more »