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Monthly Archive: August 2005

Wednesday

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Why No Talk?

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Why is there a lack of talk about the fact that Greg Maddux streak of consecutive 15 win seasons is very much in jeopardy? Going in to Thursday’s game, Maddux still needs 5 wins. It’s not looking good to me. It’s a shame to see such an impressive streak end.

Wednesday

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Wednesday

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Tuesday

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Vaya con Dios, Todd

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Todd Hollandsworth’s tenure in Cubby blue wasnít all that long but I am going to miss him just the same. I realize that Iím in the minority here. Some of my favorite articles surrounded this quasi-venerable outfielder. Before joining The View from the Bleachers, when I was a lonely Cubtracker, I had a little fun (scroll down to April 11) at the expense of his fan club Then one day I got this wild hair that just had to find expression and came up with a song inspired by the legend Neil Diamond that nobody, especially Oscar Wilde, appreciated. Oh […]

Monday

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Aargh!

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From the Chicago Tribune The trade of Lawton for Class A pitcher Justin Berg opens up left field for Matt Murton, who is expected to be recalled Monday from Triple-A Iowa. Murton and shortstop Ronny Cedeno are two prospects who may earn starting jobs next season.”[Murton] held his own admirably coming up from Double A,” Hendry said. “So it’s not like we’re going to have 12 guys without big-league experience up here by Sept. 1. . . . I think if Cedeno and Murton are playing, that’s a positive, and I think our fan base would appreciate that.” But Baker […]