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Monthly Archive: September 2005

Wednesday

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September 2005

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Maddux: My Thoughts

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As promised, I’d like to share my opinions on what I would like to see Maddux do for the 2006 season. I’d like to first take a look at 3 of Greg Maddux seasons in his career to compare some numbers. Year W L G GS CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA 1990 15 15 35 35 8 2 237 242 116 91 11 71 144 3.46 2004 16 11 33 33 2 1 212 218 103 95 35 33 151 4.02 2005 12 13 32 32 2 0 203.2 217 101 97 26 34 124 […]

Tuesday

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September 2005

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Maddux

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A lot of what I read these days seems to revolve around if Greg Maddux will return to Chicago next year. My question to you is this. What are the PRO’s and CON’s to him returning to the ballclub next year to finish his contract and probably retire? I’ll be back tonight to let you know what I think about the issue, but for now, please sound off with your opinion. Also, I apologize for the lack of quality writing from me this last month or so. My wife and I recently moved into our first home and if you’ve […]

Sunday

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September 2005

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Just What the Doctor Ordered

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Well, now that Cubs seem to be done pretending that they are in the Wild Card race, but with the offseason too far away to start speculating on free agents, the time has come for a little distraction from baseball. For me, that distraction came this weekend in the form of poorly played golf and the one team that bring Cubs fans and Sox fans together…the Chicago Bears. As you may recall, prior to the Bears opening game against Washington, I picked the Bears to beat the ‘Skins 17-6, thus proving that I missed my true calling as a TV […]

Friday

16

September 2005

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Tuesday

13

September 2005

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A Little Hope (very little)

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This is for those Cubs fans out there still holding on to the slim hope that our boys may yet pull out some kind of playoff appearance. Last Friday, TJ Brown came up with the following guide to a scenario that would allow the Cubs to win the Wild Card. Here it is below, starting with last Friday’s games: “Now, I’m not saying this is possible, but… Houston 2-1 at MIL 2-2 vs. FLA 2-1 vs. MIL 3-1 at PIT 0-3 at Cubs 0-2 at the Stl 2-2 vs. the Cubs Final Record: 86-76 Florida 1-2 at Philly 2-2 at […]