Posts tagged "Chicago Cubs"

Cubs pitcher, Neil Ramirez, sidelined by something to sneeze at

[“I was sitting at my house and sneezed and it was one of those violent sneezes I wasn’t ready for. That’s when I first felt that sharpness.”  Neil Ramirez, quoted in today’s Tribune Sports Section.]   The Cubs put Ramirez back on the DL; He pulled an oblique and is not feeling well. It’s reported... Read more »

It's a No-Brainer. Lloyd Christmas Should Replace Bob Brenly.

ChicagoNow’s Captain Meatball suggests The Chicago Cubs should hire Morgan Freeman to replace color man Bob Brenly in the TV booth. I respectfully (and absolutely) disagree. I have the ideal candidate.  Lloyd Christmas from “Dumb and Dumber”. It’s the perfect  fit.  And the ideal job Lloyd has long been  seeking:    No 40 hours a week.  It would be the “lucky break” Christmas constantly talked about. ... Read more »

Dempster's Departure: A Lat to Consider

Cubs say that Dempster’s tightened lat Is really why he will be sat. He’ll still be traded. Count on that. By dint of his ERA stat. A  Cub him we won’t any more see. Not even his latissimus dorsi.

Will the Cub Future Be Made In Japan?

A hundred and three years they’ve not had a feast. The faithful are naturally starvish. So Theo, they wouldn’t blame you in the least To splurge on a hurling Darvish.

Sounds Like Sveum---No Matter How You Spell It

So Epstein has signed Dale Sveum Who will manage the Cubs every  geum. What will happen? Who knows? When the Cubs play their foes. At the moment we just have his neum.

Blue Gen-Xecutives

Why all this ballyhoo in Cub Nation over Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer?  I get that they are young—38 and 36— baseball executives who were wunderkind  masterminds behind the  ending  of the Red Sox World Series drought.  But let’s not go Pollyanna about them.  At this writing, neither is in the Cubs front office, although it seems inevitable that they... Read more »