"How about Chicago?
Is it cold there now or not?
Talk me out of Tampa"
-- Joe Nichols, "Talk Me Out Of Tampa"
Following in the footsteps of Derek Zumsteg's Seattle-based look
at Lou Piniella's managerial stylings, I have two links from Tampa Bay Devil Rays bloggers regarding Sweet Lou. It isn't pretty, and the more of this stuff I read the less excited I get about Piniella taking the helm of the Cubs.
* "Good Riddance,"
by Jim Wisninski, RaysBaseball.com, September '05
* "A Devil Ray Perspective On Lou Piniella,"
by Patrick Kennedy of DRays Bay, posted on Bleed Cubbie Blue last week