Archive for July, 2005

Quote Of The Year

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005

You can’t argue with success, but you can stare dumbfoundedly at it.
Andy Dolan in the game comments.
Cubs win 4-3 in thier last at-bat.


Wednesday, July 27th, 2005

Misc Maddux Stats -
3001 Ks - 1173 with the Cubs, 1828 with the Braves
111 of his career K’s came against the Cubs in 147.1 innings
306 of his career K’s came against the Phillies in 381.1 innings (his most against a single team)
31 of his career K’s came against the Red Sox in 47.1 innings […]

Macias Has Got To Go

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

and he can take Dusty with him.
Oh, and congrats to Maddux on the 3000 K thing.


Monday, July 25th, 2005

See what can happen when you play the yougsters - you might pull out a win here or there. Not to be outdone by Felipe Alou using his entire bullpen to recored 4 outs, Dusty ups the managerial antics by actually pinch hitting Murton for Hollandsworth. Down by one, Murton singles with two […]

Hanging On By A Thread

Monday, July 25th, 2005

That’s It, Run Him Out There Genius

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Pujols did not start the game today because of a shoulder strain but Larussa ran him out to the plate in the 7th hoping his big bopper would tie up the game with one swing. Instead, the Cubs pitched around him, the Cards didn’t tie up the game and the Genius left him […]


Friday, July 22nd, 2005

Seriously, I really feel ill. And it just makes it worse that this happened against the Cardinals - in St. Louis!
I didn’t watch the last 2 innings because I had to head home but also because I knew what was going to happen, but just refused to watch it again.
When I read […]


Monday, July 18th, 2005

The Cubs just traded Jason Dubois to the Indians for Jody Gerut.
My inital reaction is WTF? Hendry just traded a healthy prospect who hit .239/.289/.472/7HR/49SO in 52 games for injury-plagued knees (right torn ACL, left damaged tendon) plus a torn left rotator cuff for good measure, with .275/.357/.377/1HR/14 in 44 games. […]

Get ‘Em While They Last

Monday, July 18th, 2005

This will be the exclusive McFarland Toy featured at the 26th Annual National Sports Collector’s Convention to be held July 27-31 in Rosemont. Too bad we haven’t actually seen Nomar do this much this year.

Blaming the Victim

Friday, July 15th, 2005

“When I played the game and I thought somebody threw at me, I told him about it,” McClendon said. “I went and charged the mound. I certainly didn’t pop up and then walk across the mound and say something about it. That’s not the way to handle it. If you think he threw at you, […]