A Pair Of Dramas

  • Who Says The Cubs Offense Is Dormant

The Chicago Cubs are back.  Well, not completely.  But a offense that had been scoring about two runs a game coming back in the final two innings from huge deficits to win 6-5, and 8-7, certainly shows life.  Yesterday against the Indians, Cubs starter Rich Harden struggled through five innings, giving up 7 runs.  The Cubs offense managed to chip away a pair of runs of Cleveland ace Cliff Lee, who went seven innings.  But in the eight inning, the Cubs came back, scoring four runs off relievers Joe Smith, Rafael Perez, and Matt Herges.  The innings’ key hit came when injury replacement number eight hitter Andres Blanco, hitting just .220, drove a two-out, two-run base hit, going into the 9th, the Cubs were down 7-6, but that quickly changed when Derrek Lee blasted a one-out solo homerun, his second of the game to tie the score.  Kevin Gregg kept the game tied in the top of the tenth, then Ryan Theriot drove a bad-hop single that scored Alfonso Soriano for the teams second straight walk-off win.

  • Tom Glavine won’t play again in ’09, may retire

Tom Glavine will not retire.  He is too big-headed to realize so quickly that no team wants him any more.  Glavine must realize that this not the 90’s any more.

T1_0805_oldglavine.jpg

He has been injured, he has pitched ineffectively, he is 42.  He is done, he had a great career, I wish him success in any future endeavors, but just retire already!!!!!!!

Advertisements

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s