Many of you asked, after I posted the "Why Are We Here?" thread last week, if it could be placed on the front page so you could check it out at a glance.
Ask and you shall receive. I've posted a link to it in its own special box on the right sidebar.
About Jody Gerut: I just got off the phone with Brian, and Jody has expressed excitement about coming home to play, but understandably nervous, considering that playing for the Cubs is a bit more high-pressure an atmosphere than playing for Cleveland. He's also been told that he is NOT a short-term acquisition; that the Cubs are committed to him for at least this year and next. He'll wear uniform #9, the same number he had with the Indians.
To make room on the roster, the Cubs optioned Ben Grieve back to Iowa.
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Must... resist... urge... to... comment... on... how... awful... Luke... Hudson's... stats... are...
So, discuss amongst yourselves.
UPDATE [2005-7-19 16:37:43 by Al]: Had to do this. Choi Hoon, the hilarious Korean cartoonist at Naver.com, has drawn his takes on each of the MLB divisional races.
Here is the NL Central cartoon: