Cub Tracks Sticks Up For Itself

I believe Dale is flagging Chris Guccione 15 yards for a face mask penalty. - USA TODAY Sports

Following the lead of the Cub manager, I'm sticking up for this column. Sundays have been a bit slow, so come on in and get some Cub links for brunch. Today we've got villains, aces, dollar signs, hot hitters, and a run-scoring way out of a pickle. Oh, and we're waiting on Ian Stewart.

I hope no towels were injured during Garza's simulated game.

From Comcast SportsNet (beware autostarting vids/ads)

From Cubs Den

  • By the numbers, the team may not be as bad as you think. This article made me think of one of the construction worker scenes from Major League.
  • I don't usually post their minor league recaps since we have Josh doing a great job here for BCB, but this one has an audio clip interview with pitching prospect Pierce Johnson (scroll to the bottom of the article).
  • Draft update: The two big pitchers at the top of the draft are jockeying for position. There are links within this link to some features on Oklahoma fireballer Jonathan Gray. There's also a look at some prep arms who might be targets in the 2nd round.

From Cubs.com

From ESPNChicago.com

From the Chicago Tribune (register to see almost anything but videos)

From the Chicago Sun-Times (can read a paragraph, register to read the rest)

From the Daily Herald (registry required for all)

Today's food for thought: Another three-fer

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