The Cubs made extra cuts on Tuesday, but that didn’t stop the guys who got cut from doing some damage.
The Cubs optioned outfielders Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters, pitchers Arodys Vizcaino and Zac Rosscup, and infielder Christian Villanueva, to Triple-A Iowa, and assigned catcher Rafael Lopez, outfielder Mitch Maier and pitcher Armando Rivero to Minor League camp on Tuesday.
And then we have this:
Looks like Prince Fielder may like Javy Baez more than we do even. pic.twitter.com/Xp8LnBGvuW
— Matt Clapp (@TheBlogfines) March 19, 2014
Cubs being Cubs, they went to extras despite being up big and here’s what happened:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 19, 2014
Next up, the Cubs will play another night game on Wednesday, this time against the Rockies at Salt River Fields. The game is on a bit earlier, at 8:40 PM Central, and will be broadcast on MLB Network. You can listen (probably free, at least it was on Tuesday) on MLB.com’s Gameday Audio.
#Cubs lineup: Bonifacio SS, Barney 2B, Ruggiano LF, Riz 1B, Schierholtz RF, Sweeney CF, Valbuena 3B, Kottaras C, Villanueva P
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) March 19, 2014
Oh the Memes
The Cubs have been a bit of a laughingstock for the better part of a century. As Cubs fans, we have to have pretty good senses of humor to enjoy ourselves. Presented without comment, some of the things we’ve done over the months…
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