Ok, James, you asked and I told you I would work on it. Here are the questions and answers from Brooks Kieschnick that you wanted.

Do you think you’ll get a shot at the closer’s role?

I don’t think so. My value to the team is to come in and get a ground ball and then come to the plate and hopefully get a hit.

Do you think you have what it takes to even be considered for the role?

I think I do. I closed in college quite a bit and love the challenge of being in games at the end where the game is on the line.

Would you want it if you did?

I definitely would not turn it down.

Would you ever consider coming back to play for the Cubs?

I always leave all options open. I can say I really enjoyed the fans there but I am happy where I am right now.

Don’t forget, Monday morning I will be posting my talk with Cubs play by play guy, Pat Hughes. I have to say, I enjoyed talking baseball with Pat for a little over 30 mins. He knows his stuff and I think you’ll enjoy what he had to say.

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Joe Aiello is the founder of View From the Bleachers and one of the lead writers as well as host of VFTB Radio. Growing up in Chicago, he fondly remembers attending games in the bleachers before that was the popular thing to do. Currently Joe resides in North Carolina with his wife and three kids. Connect with Joe via Twitter / Facebook / E-mail