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Cubs.jpgFrom the Morrisey column in the Chicago Tribune

The way Lou Piniella saw it Sunday morning, the media were paying entirely too much attention to the Cubs‘ unfortunate lack of hitting.


Why don’t we focus on the positive thing, which is our pitching has
been good?, he said.
Why don’t we talk about pitching?

Why don’t we
talk about some of the good defensive plays that we make and the fact
that these kids are playing hard and they’re trying?
Why don’t we focus
on those things?
Why do we always have to focus on what we’re not doing?

For the same reason no one focuses on a warthog’s exceptional sense of
smell: You can’t help but notice its inability to take a good photo.

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posted June 15, 2009 at 3:53 pm

I thought the Cubs were on a roll?
After all they managed to take 1 of 3 from the Twins to avoid the sweep by scoring in the bottom of the 9th yesterday.

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posted June 15, 2009 at 5:32 pm

The same reason why no one talks about the White Sox pitching lately, and only talks about how much they suck at hitting.
What a silly question by Pinella.
Anyhow, we’ll see which team can figure out how to hit the ball here in the next couple days. That or we’re in for a terrible series in Chicago.
Going to the game tomorrow, I’ll root for the White Sox for you.

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posted June 15, 2009 at 6:14 pm

May someone should consult the Live Psychic Readings link that pops up in my Gmail Reader when I open your blog there. Maybe he/she has the answers for your Cubs. Don’t you love it?

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