Posts Tagged ‘Chicago Cubs’

Bryan LaHair: What to Expect from the Cubs’ Opening Day First Baseman

Friday, February 24th, by Shaun

The Cubs are giving Bryan LaHair, 29 and a career minor leaguer, his shot as a major league regular in 2012. The first base job is LaHair’s to lose going in to the season. What are reasonable expectations for this minor league journeyman with only 65 major league games under his belt?

Disrespect and Disgrace Apparent in Veteran’s Committee Election of Ron Santo

Monday, December 5th, 2011 by Chuck

It’s finally happened.
Thirty-seven years after playing his last game, Ron Santo is a Hall of Famer.
I’m so disgusted I want to puke.
Not at the result, mind you.
While I’m on record as not being a supporter of Santo’s worthiness, but the process involved, especially the Hall of Fame in general and the Veteran’s Committee in particular.
The [...]