Tag: lou piniella

Are the Cubs better after the fire sale?

At and around the trade deadline the Cubs, wallowing in fifth place, traded away their best starting pitcher, their opening day shortstop, a second baseman, their All-Star first baseman and their manager retired because frankly,...

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I hate them now more than ever

So Lou Piniella called it a career yesterday.  After 48 years as a player, general manager and manager, he took off his uniform for the last time and headed home to Tampa to take care of his mother.  I’m sure a lot of...

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Cubs Report: Wait, is this the roster?

In less than a month the Cubs will commune in the desert to prepare for the 2010 season. I’m not sure if you’ve heard but it apparently has been 102 years now since they last won the World Series. Who knew? Somebody...

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Be careful what you wish for

The Cubs announced yesterday that Ryne Sandberg is going to manage the AAA Iowa Cubs this season.  This news, that their beloved Hall of Fame second baseman is that much closer to managing the “real” Cubs has some...

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