Archive for August, 2005


Wednesday, August 31st, 2005

According to thier website, the NFL is donating $1 million to hurricane relief efforts. This is a multi-billion dollar business that bascily just lost the home of one of it’s franchise teams and at-least a half-million people just lost everything they had. The city of New Orleans just became Atlantis and the NFL only […]

Prior Envy

Sunday, August 14th, 2005

The sign of a great pitcher is one who can pitch effectively when he doesn’t have his best stuff. I have seen this written by a number of people in regards to Mark Prior over the last couple years. I am beginning to wonder if perhaps what we have seen out of Mark […]


Thursday, August 11th, 2005

“He’s throwing the ball great out of that bullpen,” Baker told the Sun-Times. “We just can’t get to him when it means something. I have to talk to Jim [general manager Hendry]. As long as [Wood] can minimize his pitches, he feels great. We’ve got to figure this thing out. We’re not out of this […]

Ya See…

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

This is why I gave up on the Cubs a while ago. When we get craptastic fielding and our bullpen explodes, I can just turn the channel and go about my day and not give myself any more ulcers. I think from now on, I go into each game like we go into […]


Wednesday, August 3rd, 2005

Nomar goes 1-3, hitting a single in the 4th, as the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx come from behind and beat Huntsville 3-2 in Nomar’s last minor league start. Nomar went 3-13 overall in his West Tenn. rehab starts. Not encouraging numbers, to say the least, but pretty much on par with what […]

Is It Over?

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

As soon as Barrett caught that last strike, he looked down in the glove to make sure it was there. I think he, and, most Cubs fans, expected it to end up in the upper deck and not be the game-winning strikeout. I think Dempster just threw half as many pitches in the […]

Racisim (again)

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

Scoop Jackson over at Page 2 of just published a nice little diatribe on the latest Dusty Baker going to LA rumors. Of course, it’s all because we’re racist.
Back in April, I wrote about a story that appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle and was later reprinted (tho slightly edited) in […]