A significant major league career record might fall this weekend.
Which one? you're saying. If Braves manager Bobby Cox can get himself thrown out of two of the three games, he'll break the all-time record, 131, now held by legendary NY Giants manager John McGraw. Many of us have wondered why Lou Piniella, seen so many times throwing things in highlight videos, has not yet been thrown out as Cub manager. Jason Marquis, who has played for both Piniella and Cox, had this observation:
Now let's go out and sweep his team. It's a new month, time to step up.
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Once again, the Cubs will appear on national TV -- today, on TBS. You might even hear Chip Caray call some or all of the game. In fact, the entire series will be available nationally (tomorrow, WGN; Sunday, WGN and TBS). If you can't get those, there's always the Mediacenter.
MLB.com Gameday (2007 version)
MLB.com Gameday (2006 version)
And, for the Braves fan point of view, visit our SB Nation Braves site Talking Chop.
Discuss amongst yourselves.