Your Current 2012 Cubs Opening Day Roster
Read it and weep...
RF DeJesus (93/106)
- SS Castro (111/106)
- LF Soriano (104/112)
- 1B LaHair (140/97)
- C Soto (96/109)
- 3B Stewart (21/89)
- CF Byrd (96/100)
- 2B Barney (83/79)
OPS+ numbers for last season followed by career in parenthesis.
SP: Dempster, Garza, Zambrano, Wells, T. Wood
RP: Marmol, Cashner, Russell, Samardzija, Corpas, L. Castillo, Coleman
Bench: Campana, R. Johnson, W. Castillo, Baker, DeWitt
Obviously your bullpen and bench results may vary.
soler + hammel for mike trout is pretty much a sure thing. *nods*
Not an inspired outing by Rondon. Seemingly got ahead of every hitter but had no swing and miss pitch today, slider had no bite.
Somebody give Soler some smelling salts - yeesh
And...now that runner scores on a single...
So where do you think Soler will be traded to this off season?
And right on cue he throws to third with no chance to get runner on 2nd so the batter takes 2nd easily. How long has he been playing baseball??
Man you cannot put Soler out there late in games for Playoffs. Yuch...
Such is the life of a fatted calf...
fowler with a triple in the 4th...he's a HR away from a "natural" cycle
...and contreras takes one off the hand and he's in obvious pain. sigh.
he's staying in the game, though he's wringing his hand out during breaks in the action. aside from that he seems to have no issue giving signs or tossing back to the pitcher.
...and he's batting in the cubs half of the following inning. sweet.
his collapse started on august 21st this season...so it's a slight improvement.
but wow, what a collapse since then...only 2 out of 7 can be considered good/decent.
I'm really going to enjoy watching Hammel watch the playoffs.
The always combustible Jason Hammel
That was fun.
"home field advantage through the playoffs?"
Except for the away games.
Eh, I read it as tongue-planted-firmly-in-cheek. VEB seems to have good heads on their shoulders.