Thanks, Kid K

The news that Kerry Wood is retiring from baseball today comes as quite a shock. He’s been a part of my Cubs’ experience for so many years that it will be hard to imagine not seeing his familiar number 34 in the dugout. Life goes on, of course, but it’s still a startling turn ofContinue reading “Thanks, Kid K”

Shows what I know

Hall of Fame┬ávoting results were released today, and Barry Larkin was elected (easily, I might add) while Jeff Bagwell–the only player I selected on the BBA‘s ballot– fell significantly short of the 75% needed for induction. For the record, Bagwell’s 56% means he needs to make up some significant ground over the next 13 seasons.Continue reading “Shows what I know”