There are quite a few storylines that ESPN could use tonight; among them:
- Carlos Zambrano's contract extension, signed on Friday
- The NL Central division race
- What Lou Piniella has done bringing a 96-loss team from last year into first place in late August
In the meantime, stay tuned to BCB for real discussion of where the Cubs are today, and where they're going.
|Today's Starting Pitchers
Meanwhile, in the last two and a half years, Z has eaten the Cardinals for breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snacks -- 6-0, 1.52 in nine starts since Opening Day 2005. And although he denied it at times, it was clear that the negotiations for his new deal were affecting his play, particularly in his last two starts. OK, Z, you've got five, maybe six, years of security. This ought to be your best start of the year.
Unfortunately, the weather forecast for tonight is not encouraging:
MLB.com Gameday (2007 version)
MLB.com Gameday (2006 version)
Discuss amongst yourselves.