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This is the best the Cubs could get.........

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chef, Oct 16, 2006.

  1. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Lou freakin' Piniella............

    Doc.......let's go hunt down these douchebags at the Trib, and get Girardi in there, stat.

    3 years......3 mil per.

    presser tomorrow.
  2. MCEchan36

    MCEchan36 Guest

    Could someone explain how in the world did Girardi not get this gig?
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Actually, I'm in favor of Piniella. He won't put up with bullshit. Plus, in order to get him to take the job, something tells me they committed to spending a hella lot of money on the payroll.
  4. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    If there's any chance for the Cubs to get A-Rod, this would be it. Just a theory there.
  5. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Why would the Cubs give the Yanks all the young talent they have to get a headcase like A-Rod?
  6. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    I think at this point the Yankees would be willing to sell A-Rod for 60 cents on the dollar.
  7. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    The Cubs have young talent? :D
  8. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Who would you rather spend "big boy money" to get.......A-Rod or Girardi?
  9. Chef

    Chef Active Member

  10. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    A-Rod. No question. Postseason failings be damned. Plus, he'd likely return to shortstop where he'd be happier.
  11. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    The acting president of the Cubs, John McDonough, is also the head of the marketing/broadcasting operation.

    Who do you suppose will bring more buzz...Girardi or Piniella?

    (Not to say Piniella won't be a good manager in Chicago...but the Cubs need to give their fans something to get excited about, other than the breathless wait for the list of Take Me Out to the Ballgame singers.)
  12. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Which used to be a special time, but now has all the freshness of "today's first pitch is thrown by Jim Jones of Conglomomart Corp..."
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