Today in a knee-jerk reaction the Chicago Tribune’s Phil Rogers Mr. Baseball trailer came up with the perfect solution to the Cubs’ current dilemma. Phil suggests that we immediately DFA Carlos Zambrano and then offload him cheap to the highest bidder. What a stroke of brilliance, why isn’t Krane Kenney replacing Jim Hendry with Rogers? He’s got this all figured out!
Seriously, I want to know what kind of whacky tobbacy Phil is getting, is it Maui Wowee or does it have red buds. It’s like the aphrodesiacs that certain politicians are using – why are the rest of us “cut off?” The last time the Cubs a brilliant idea like this it resulted in the College of Coaches.
Granted I’m not exactly thrilled with this 35-37 team. There are a lot of fissures and cracks in the power plant – we can talk ad nauseum about the lack of consistency, mental miscues and inability to produce in the clutch. The temper tantrums are getting old too, they aren’t helping the team; what would help more would be “a little less talk and a lot more action.” I respect Phil’s right as a senior journalist to say his peace but I really wonder if he’s thinking things through before he hurls his missives.