Cross Octavio Dotel off the trade list -- he's having reconstructive elbow surgery which will keep him out for at least the rest of this season.
Good. Right now the Cubs are clicking on all cylinders -- and though help may yet be needed later on, the bullpen is doing quite well now that the pitchers have settled in to their defined roles.
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Eaton will be tough. He was the winning pitcher in a 1-0 Padres win at Wrigley Field on April 11, the one where Ryan Dempster threw so well.
But, the Cubs are a far different team than they were on April 11 -- or for that matter, on May 11, or on May 26, the last day they lost.
Also, I have opened a Bleed Cubbie Blue store at CafePress. Wear the BCB colors proudly! I've got shirts and a cap -- if you want another clothing item, I can set that up too. Prices are very reasonable. Here's an example of what you can get:
Discuss amongst yourselves.