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perseman

  • joined May 06, 2008
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Cubs alienating small town radio affiliates

I live in Marion, Indiana, a town of about 30,000 an hour north of Indy. Right on the border of Cubs/Reds loyalties. The local AM radio station has carried the Cubs for 50, yes 50 Years. The sports...

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Color me Skeptical about the quality of Prospects in a Dempster Deal

I have often posed the following puzzler: "Name as many players as you can over the past 25 years who were acquired in a deadline deal (made by any MLB team) who turned out to be All-Star caliber...

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How about Randy Bush/Billy Williams for the balance of '11?

It's become glaringly obvious that both Jim Hendry and Mike Quade will be fired at the conclusion of the season. If that decision has already been made, as surely it must have been, then why have...

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Time to give Bryan LaHair a Look?

LaHair is tearing up the PCL, over 1.1 OPS. http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/milb/stats/stats.jsp?sid=milb&t=p_pbp&pid=445933. He's 28 years old, and has only gotten a brief cup of coffee with...

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First step in solving bullpen woes.....

I would first like to endorse Al's suggestion that Carlos Zambrano be shifted to the bullpen. Piggybacking on that idea, I think the first step that Lou should take is to declare independence...

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The "Alternate" Blue Jerseys spread like Crabgrass

I have weighed in on this topic before, but it has been a couple of years, so forgive me Al, here I go again:     I start with my conclusion: The so-called "alternate" blueberry jerseys are more...

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Herman Franks, 1914-2009

For those Cub fans who are too young to remember Herman's tenure as Cubs manager in the late 1970's, his teams were overachievers. The mid 70's were a very dismal time for the Cubs as they made the...

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Doesn't anybody play hurt anymore?

While I believe it is prudent to shut down Zambrano for the year, when we are holding down last place in the NL, I think we should be questioning the way the Cubs routinely DL every player who has...

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