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January 2006



They are not long, the laughter and the sorrow…

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Not much of a newsworthy day, so I thought it might be fun to see where the prominent members of the 2003 Chicago Cubs are now (RET=retired, OOB=out of baseball, FA=free agent.) Let us know if you have any news about the ones that are out of baseball, free agents or if you have corrections!

Damian Miller: MIL
Eric Karros: RET, Color Commentator, ESPN
Mark Grudzielanek: KCR
Aramis Ramirez: CHC
Alex Gonzalez: FA
Moises Alou: SF
Corey Patterson: BAL
Sammy Sosa: FA (talking to WAS – minor league deal possible)
Ramon Martinez: FA (close to signing with COL – Rotoworld)
Kenny Lofton: LAD
Hee-seop Choi: LAD
Paul Bako: KCR
Troy O’Leary: OOB
Tom Goodwin: OOB
Mark Bellhorn: SD
Randall Simon: FA/OOB
Tony Womack: CIN
David Kelton: Invited to Braves spring camp
Bobby Hill: SD
Carlos Zambrano: CHC
Mark Prior: CHC
Kerry Wood: CHC
Matt Clement: BOS
Shawn Estes: SD
Juan Cruz: Invited to A’s spring camp
Sergio Mitre: FLA
Kyle Farnsworth: NYY
Todd Wellemeyer: Invited to Cubs spring camp
Antonio Alfonseca: FA

Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes within a dream.