Game 28 Thread / Brewers @ Cubs (3 of 3)
|SP||Yovani Gallardo||SP||Carlos Zambrano|
|0-0, 0.64, 9 K, 5 BB||4-1, 2.21, 32 K, 9 BB|
|2B||Rickie Weeks||LF||Alfonso Soriano|
|CF||Mike Cameron||SS||Ryan Theriot|
|LF||Ryan Braun||1B||Derrek Lee|
|1B||*Prince Fielder||3B||Aramis Ramirez|
|RF||Corey Hart||RF||*Kosuke Fukudome|
|3B||Bill Hall||2B||Mark DeRosa|
|SS||*Craig Counsell||C||Geovany Soto|
|P||Yovani Gallardo||CF||Reed Johnson|
|C||Jason Kendall||P||#Carlos Zambrano|
Fonzie returns to the lineup as the Cubs go for 2-of-3 against the Brewers and try to grab some momentum heading into big road series in Saint Loo and Cincinnati.
In the press conference following Wednesday night's slaughter, one of the reporters pointed out to Lou Piniella that the Cubs had won 17 games exactly one-sixth of the way through the season, which (all other things being equal) projects to 102 victories for the year.
"Well, that's a pretty good year, isn't it?" (Piniella) said. "I'm saying that in a kidding way, but 17 wins in the month of April is really, really nice, and it's a good way to get started."
Some other 2008 projections based on the first sixth of the season (and I also share these "in a kidding way"):
Derrek Lee -- 48 HR, 138 RBI
Ryan Theriot -- 30 CS
Ted Lilly -- 24 losses
Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano -- 24 wins
Kerry Wood -- 72 K, 12 BB
Carlos Marmol -- 84 games, 104 IP
Update: Matt Murton was sent down to make room for Soriano.
Theo was trying to clear the mess that Hendr left
Rick Renteria was a great idea! Seriously! I feel bad for the guy, although it happened the way it had to.
Hey, whatta bout me?
....and Theo thought EJax, Sveum and Ricky were good ideas. Win some, lose some.
I thought he was better than Archer?
/f u Hendry
The Padres signed RHP Trey McNutt to a minor league contract...
Yeah, she's a good egg. The whole superdelegate thing is shady as fuck though.
the perks of being a
big fundraisermodel representative citizen.
honestly, though...the dnc could do worse and she's involved in all kinds of dem party stuff.
I didn't realize Laura Ricketts is a superdelegate.
pretty much...also agree that it wouldn't surprise me to see him land with the cubs, too.
the trade to free up room for him would be interesting.
it would help if he didn't play such a mixed-bag CF. he's anything but sure out there with his wacky routes.
the O's are favored because of links for weeks and they're about to land y.gallardo (giving up that draft pick).
holy crap...j.mejia got busted AGAIN for PEDs.
3rd time...lifetime ban.
at one point he was the "closer of the future" (and the actual closer) for the mets. 26 years old. unreal.
I agree with what you said, but isn't it so weird that the White Sox are not linked to Fowler? They seem like an ideal fit.
oddly...or not...fowler's been strongly linked to the O's lately.
Olmos takes another 40 man roster Roulette bullet. The new lefty will be gone when Fowler comes back.
seen him in the minors...rather boring lefty. really slow secondary stuff (very slow slider) and a fastball that barely hits 90 on a good day.
The Cubs have claimed C.J. Riefenhauser LHP on waivers from the Orioles. Edgar Olmos was again DFA.