What’s different now

After a slow start, when hiring a new manger was the main focus, the Theo Epstein braintrust has kicked into high gear recently. The Zambrano trade received the most notice, but the turnover has affected the starting rotation, the bullpen, the outfield and the corner positions of the infield. No player seems to be offContinue reading “What’s different now”

We Got More Wood!

Ever since Kerry Wood burst onto the scene at Wrigley Field, over a decade ago, there have been t-shirts that proclaim “We Got Wood!” It’s a double entendre of the highest order, of course, but it’s an inside joke among Cub fans, as well. Without Kerry Wood, the shirt feels needlessly juvenile. With Kerry Wood,Continue reading “We Got More Wood!”