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Monthly Archive: June 2009

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June 2009

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Same old same old

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Perhaps Joe has it right on this Cubs team. I’m trying to keep my head out of the sands of pessimism this year and hope that things turn around – after all we’re not even at the All Star break yet. That notwithstanding it seems that Joe’s realism is more on the mark than my hopefulness. At least when it comes to this year (in years past it’s been quite the contrary.) I’d rather not see this site turn into a place where we dog the Cubs but I really have to question a lot of day to day events. […]

Tuesday

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June 2009

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Cubs, Pirates/Yanks/Nats make flurry of moves

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Prior to the Cubs vs. Pirates game tonight several roster moves have been announced or are in the making. The Cubs have optioned Jose Ascanio to Iowa and have recalled Jeff Samardzija;earlier in the day it was announced that the Pirates traded Eric Hinske to the Yankees for two prospects. There is also an unannounced trade that sends Pittsburgh outfielder Nyjer Morgan and LHP Sean Burnett to Washington for OF Lastings Milledge and RHP Joel Hanrahan. I like the Cubs’ chances tonight because of these moves. Piniella had no choice but to leave Rich Harden in an inning later than […]

Tuesday

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June 2009

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Tuesday

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June 2009

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Tuesday

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June 2009

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See What Happens Without AAron Miles

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It was nice to sit down yesterday and not only watch a quick game, but to watch a win as well. I’ve been down in the dumps about this team and haven’t been doing much commenting on individual games as I’ve done in the past. I did come away with a few observations from last night. Jake Fox is my third baseman She Hate Me move Adaptation. film – at least for now. I’ve not seen any difference so far with him at the hot corner as opposed to Mike Fontenot. Obviously I understand that he’s not the long term […]