View From The Bleachers

Talking Cubs Baseball Since 2003

Monthly Archive: March 2005

Tuesday

15

March 2005

0

COMMENTS

Mitre Wants A Shot

Written by , Posted in General

Sergio Mitre has said that he wants to be the 5th starter this year. Maybe it’s just me, but the way our pitching staff’s health looks, good ole Sergio may be in the rotation by default.

Monday

14

March 2005

0

COMMENTS

Forgive me for panicking…

Written by , Posted in General

…but this could finally be the sign that it’s time to kill myself. From Associated Press: Cubs ace Mark Prior will be out indefinitely because of inflammation in his right elbow, the latest injury to one of Chicago’s star pitchers. Has anyone ever written a suicide post on a blog before? I’m sure it’s been done, but if Prior’s out for an extended period of time I’ll be the first on this blog to do so. “Maybe it’s nothing.” That phrase is the only thing keeping me alive right now.

Sunday

13

March 2005

0

COMMENTS

Golden Ticket

Written by , Posted in General

As I was watching the television five minutes before the selection show, they showed a good amount of NCAA tournament highlights. I had watched a few of them live on TV as they happened, but I was not at any of them. All of the people that were in attendance were treated to a site they would never forget. Who knew that when they bought that ticket, that it would turn into a ticket almost as valuable as the Wonka ticket. That got me thinking about the greatest moments in sports that I have ever been present for, in the […]

Wednesday

9

March 2005

0

COMMENTS

It’s all a bunch of crap

Written by , Posted in General

Don’t forget how meaningless spring training numbers are. It’s encouraging to see the way the pitchers are going, but there are so many possible things that the batters they face are trying to do and that they themselves are trying to do at this point in the spring that the results are unimportant. They are also not predictive of success in the regular season (Scott McClain, Tuffy Rhodes, etc.). I poo poo on the idea of getting excited about what’s happening so far this spring. That said, this year is no different for me than every other year since I […]

Tuesday

8

March 2005

0

COMMENTS

Tourney Time

Written by , Posted in General

I figured I would throw this out there. Here is a chance to pick your bracket against other readers of the site. So, if you read this site, and want to see how you do, go here, sign up and join private group # 19769. The password is: prior I’d love to see at least 20 people in.