Monthly Archives December 2008

Our new leadoff man?

I am intrigued by the Cubs’ acquiring Joey Gathright, since they might have just answered the question of who replaces Soriano in the leadoff hole. They signed Gathright for a mere 800K. The fact that Kansas City released him means little, except that he was not what KC felt they needed. Toronto released Reed Johnson […]

Open the window

I’m very glad Jim Hendry pushed himself away from the table at the winter meetings. In post-mortem remarks to Tribune reporter Phil Rogers, Hendry discussed–very refreshingly, I thought–what the impact of the trade would have been on the team three or four years out. Hendry said he was looking beyond the 2009 team when he […]