Spring Training 2010 begins…

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The Cubs are preparing for a new season of hopes and dreams. The off-season was rather quiet as Hendry spent most of it trying to undo all of his mistakes from the season before. What he got in return is nothing to get excited about.

The key to any success for this team lies with the overpaid underachievers playing to their potential or better. I leave Derrick Lee off this list. He was the only position player that earned his keep last year.

The way that Hendry has configured this team rests on the core players staying healthy and producing in order to compete for the division. The starting rotation and bullpen remain an issue going into the new season.

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13 Responses to “Spring Training 2010 begins…”

  1. robert Says:

    moe hendry louzer piennella larry rothschild…same shit diffrent year…5th place

  2. Nemo Says:

    *yawn* goes back to watching the Winter Olympics and then the Blackhawks.

  3. genrebuster Says:

    FIRE JIM HENDRY.

  4. chucky Says:

    Or to quote another famed poet, “Meet the new boss, same as the old boss”.

    At least they haven’t pulled the shit the Bears have. You guys hear that yesterday? “We are not going “crazy” in free agency, but we’re raising ticket prices”. I said it before, and it bears repeating again….

    FUCK LOVIE

    FUCK ANGELO

    FUCK TED PHILLIPS

    AND FUCK THE GODDAMNED MCCASKEY FAMILY!!!

    What a bunch of arrogant, tight-wad assholes, all the way up to that old bitch Virginia McCaskey.

  5. Nemo Says:

    It’s not do-or-die, but it would be great if Team USA could beat the Iceholes from Team Canada in mens’ hockey tonight and win the group.

  6. Sandberg23 Says:

    So Soriano reports to camp and says his surgically repaired knee is only about 75-80% right now. He claims that he never really tried running hard on it or anything duiring the offseason to see where it is.. Hmm interesting.. Does anybody see this as an excuse coming if this guy starts struggling again?? No to mention I’m starting to wonder about his work ethic. Why would he not have been working out his knee to see where it was at before he came to camp. As far as I am aware he didn’t have any major knee operation in the offseason, whre he should have stayed off it for months. If it was just a minor knee surgury where they cleaned out some loose cartilage he should have easily been back 100% by now and if that was the case then either he has been lazy in the off season or there is something more wrong with his knee and he is going to break down yet again. Does anybody know what the exact severity of his knee injury was last year?? Like I said I thought it was minor..

  7. genrebuster Says:

    They should have cleaned out the loose cartilage in his brain while they were at it. I can’t believe he wasn’t practicing the bunny hop this winter.

  8. Sandberg23 Says:

    Good one Genre.. LOL. Maybe he was working on how he is going to stand and pose at the plate after he hits a ball so he doesn’t have to actually run to first base.

  9. Matt Stairs Superfan Says:

    Alright folks. Who is ready for another season of strikeouts, injuries, general managers and managers lying about injuries, stats by our esteemed colleague Irish Yeti and just flat out awful baseball? I know I am.

    Happy 102 years!

  10. Sandberg23 Says:

    Gimmie a Old Style and let’s talk about the CUBBIES!! WOO HOOO!!

  11. The Ghost of Leo Durocher Says:

    hopes and dreams my rotting ass…i had a dream the fucking college of idiots was abolished…but what’s this i hear ol’ fatass is still gm, piniella is still manager and that goddamn pisspoor excuse of a pitching coach is ordering towels by the truckload, so school is in you LOSERS…the fucking owner has ricketts or something, call a doctor sounds like a nightmare in the making only the Cubs could pull that off…i had a dream the Cubs won a WS, the year was 1969 but I was DEAD WRONG, so fuck me…i had a dream that Milton Bradley fell into a sewer and was never heard from again and Kevin Fucking Gregg broke his eye goggles and was never seen again, it was a wet dream what the hell happened to that bum Jack Jones ah who the hell cares maybe the toothpick chomping idiot will be hiring a ball boy soon…how many games will Ramirez he who receives nutrubs play this year before he gets hurt what’s this i hear Sorryahole is hurt what does it take to get these overpaid a-holes to prepare during the offseason how much jack do you have to throw their way what a bunch of sissie boys how the hell is Prior doing did he fall off his tricycle and get a booboo i have two words for that twink Don Drysdale so it’s been 102 years and no World Series crown for the Cubbies, those lovable losers but they’re so fucking cute though in those uniforms, especially with the pinstripes but at least the trough got a facelift or so i hear baaaaaaaaaaaa baaaaaaaaaaaaaaa for starters give me a bakers dozen warm oldstyles so i can get my moneys worth at the trough baaaaaaa baaaaaaaa don’t expect it on the field at least the Tribune cocksmokers are not in charge anymore did that geezer Zell ever make enough money hell no it’s never enough for the greedy, the scumbags, the users, more more more, raise the prices, value games my rotting ass here’s a value game for you Bonds, McGwire, Sosa, Clemens and Canseco in a 15 x 15 ring, last man standing gets 3 minutes in the ring with Selig i’d pay good money for that how about you what’s this i hear Zambrano lost weight i bet he still has a fathead any gypsies see a cy young in his future……………………i didn’t think besides who the fuck cares it’s a TEAM SPORT stop the presses telegraph Bradley if he ever emerges from the sewage HOW THE HELL DID HENDRY KEEP HIS JOB oh i forgot the Ricketts era has begun it could have been too harsh too cruel too negative to blame it all on Hendry no guts no glory too bad sweeping changes weren’t made immediately haven’t the fans waited long enough i ask baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa apparently not so all is just grand in wrigleyville school is in will pigs fly will hell freeze over when will mountains fall into the sea when will the sun refuse when will the streak be broken when will they ever learn when will they ever learn i’ll take one backloaded contract over easy with my stale peanuts, hold the winning at least for another year because hope springs eternal and in the end it’s just a fucking game the corporate slugs can make money on win lose or draw who cares who cares who cares who cares who cares who cares who cares how long has it been god i’m tired time to roll over…

  12. Audience Says:

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  13. Matt Stairs Superfan Says:

    http://mlb.fanhouse.com/2010/02/23/dustys-trail-a-ticket-to-operating-table/

    Who feels bad for that kid?

SHOW DA FIRE AND PASSION, MY FRENDT!

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