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End of the Road for Uncle Lou

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, August 22, 2010

The Cubs announced that Lou Piniella will step down following Sunday's game against the Atlanta Braves because of family reasons.

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Sutcliffe Telling It Like It Isn't

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Rick Sutcliffe, who was the analyst on ESPN's telecast of Wednesday's Dodgers-Rockies game, far too often goes overboard in trying to suck up to his favorite players and managers.

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122 Pitches! The Horror!

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, August 4, 2010

The jury is still out on whether Thomas Diamond will be a decent starting pitcher and if he'll be part of the Cubs' rotation in 2011, but with the Cubs 14 games under .500 with 54 to play there is no time like the present to find out.

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Endorsement No-Brainers

By Beachwood Reporter on Thursday, July 1, 2010

Steve Rosenbloom has an idea for Tom Ricketts this morning. We add a few of our own.

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Big Z's Krazy Kubs

By Beachwood Reporter on Saturday, June 26, 2010

The problem isn't Carlos Zambrano, it's Kubs Kulture.

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The Joke's On Lou

By Chris Rewers on Friday, June 25, 2010

There was nothing funny about Carlos Zambrano's embarrassing dugout tirade Friday.

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And If I Had A Million Dollars, I'd Be Rich

By Chris Rewers on Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The Cubs entered Wednesday night's game having already played 26 one-run games - tying them for the major league lead in one-run decisions with Cincinnati, San Diego, and Kansas City.

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Uncle Lou Sticks It To Stone

By Chris Rewers on Friday, June 11, 2010

It's obvious that Lou Piniella is starting to crack under the pressure of his underachieving team when he resorts to an ad hominem attack against White Sox TV broadcaster Steve Stone while also reminding us of what a great manager he is.

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Top Of The Order Keeps Spinning

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, June 6, 2010

Starting pitching isn't the only thing for which Lou Piniella is using a rotation. Kosuke Fukudome will bat leadoff Sunday against Houston right-hander Brett Myers (3-3, 3.04 ERA) - the third different leadoff hitter in as many games for the Cubs.

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Ryno Leads Race To Succeed Lou

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, May 23, 2010

I do not believe that Lou Piniella will be fired, but I'm quite certain that when the Cubs open the 2011 season, Uncle Lou will be sprawled out on a hammock in the backyard of his home in Tampa, Fla.

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