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southerncubbie

  • joined Apr 04, 2008
  • last login Aug 27, 2009
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Favorite Cubs: Santo, Jenkins, Grace, Z, Rami

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In Defense of Bradley

Milton Bradley is a good pick up for the Cubs, because he's a damn good ball player with great plate discipline, but more importanly, he's got the attitude that a team of loveable losers needs in...

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Work Ethic and Pie

No matter what happens with Felix PIe the rest of this season, I think we all need to give the kid a slap on the back for his momentus bomb that put the game away tonight.  When Pie first came up...

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The Big Three = Clutch September

One thing's for certain, no matter what happens in the final 8 games of the season:  the big three have been playing clutch baseball for us in the final month of the season.   Whether it's Lee's...

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Spring Kings in Bums Clothing?

We've all been fooled.That's what I was left thinking today after the Cubs won their third series this year, second in a row against division competitors--complete with a do-or-die, rain 'em out,...

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FA's: How Much Money We Got?

PAYROLL - WHAT CAN WE SPEND?Now that the Cubs have resigned Aram, it's time to figure out just what the team can and can't do, within the boundary conditions of their payroll.  If the Cubs are, in...

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Matsuzaka to Red Sox

I know, I know--it's all heresay......but,Charlie Steiner is on ESPN Radio 2:54 PM EST saying that Buster Olney has an inside scoop on the Matsuzaka bidding and is reporting that The Red Sox have...

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Piniella to Yankees?

Anyone else out there have the feeling that if the Yankees lose this game that they're blowing right now, Steinbrenner will buy out the rest of Torre's contract and hire Lou Pinella??  There's no...

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What Makes A Good Coach?

Sandberg? Sutcliffe? Grace? Maddux?As the Cubs search for a new manager (again), and fans begin to project who would make good coaches in the new regime, something continues to baffle me:  Why do...

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Fire Coaching Staff--Keep Baker.

As an unashamed, long time Baker supporter, I have often posted in defense of the Cubs' manager who led us to our best season since 1984.  I accept that, and I accept that some of you don't think...

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Peter Gammons Reports: Lee's Contract

Watching the game on ESPN, I just heard Peter Gammons report that he spoke with Derek Lee before the game, and that he and The Cubs are very close to a 4 year 12-13 million per year contract with a...

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Positive Diary-Post Victory: Barrett on XM

--Just heard a post-game interview with Michael Barrett on XM, where he said that the addition of Pierre to this team has not just changed the "lead-off" spot, but that it's infused the club-house...

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Defensive Improvement?

I'm going to buck the trend around here and point to something positive about this Cubs team this spring.  As Phil Rogers (who continues to endear himself to me) stated in his column this morning,...

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Phil Rogers Continues To Baffle.....

Just when I thought I couldn't lose more respect for Phil Rogers, I have--didn't know I had any left.First, it was the fact that he stated the Cubs should trade Zambrano for Tejada -- which would...

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Ramirez staying--Prior going?

As far as I can tell, as is the case every offseason with Manny Ramirez, the trade talk is just alot of hype on his part, and the RedSox will keep him.  It appears all deals are off between the O's...

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Dear Corey Patterson....

.....Will you please never ever ever never ever, I mean never, swing at a first pitch ever ever again?  I tire from seeing you waste an at bat, wildly hacking at the first pitch you get--Watch...

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How Fantasy Baseball Destroys The Reality of The Game

First off, because I know this is going to bum alot of people out--what I am about to say is not an indictment of every person playing "Fantasy Baseball" out there.  Rather, I would like to raise...

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Al is on Target with The Dusty Thing

Friends,Let's be rational here.  As I was reading Al's wonderful column this morning--and do every morning--I was relieved to see he believes exactly what I believe now and have believed since...

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Can you lay off of Dusty Baker.......

I'm really ashamed as of late to be a Cubs' fan.  I always used to think that the Cubs had the best fans in baseball, and everytime I visited Wrigley Field my beliefs were reinforced by the energy...

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