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    Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Got a tweet from Gordon Wittenmyer (Sun Times @cst_cubs)...

    Ramirez is day to day with a strain. No DL.

    Bradley still day to day, but not playing.

    Marmol had an MRI which revealed a "grade 1" strain. Will throw bullpen Monday, possibly midweek return.

    This isn't good.

    Today we have Fontenot @ 3rd, Reed Johnson in CF, and Miles @ 2b.

    Soriano in the 3 hole again today.

    I'm really not liking the start to this season.



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    ditto three fold



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Wow... just got another tweet...

    Zambrano and Koyie Hill are taking grounders @ 3rd base.



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Hill was a VERY GOOD third baseman in college... He didn't start catching untill the minors.



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    Hill was a VERY GOOD third baseman in college... He didn't start catching untill the minors.
    Thanks for that info... I didn't know that.

    With our luck Soto will get hurt and Zambrano will end up at third... that would be something.



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Or Soriano tweeks his calf by doing that stupid jump catch, and then Reed Johnson gets hurt sliding in to a base....Heck lets jut call up Triple A they are winning



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    Thanks for that info... I didn't know that.

    With our luck Soto will get hurt and Zambrano will end up at third... that would be something.

    I got to watch Koyie develop as a catcher, those first couple of years were tough to take...



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I got to watch Koyie develop as a catcher, those first couple of years were tough to take...
    Do you know him personally... I was amazed at the story of his recovery from his table saw accident.

    If Cub fans haven't heard his story, it is a must read:
    Koyie Hill back in majors after saw accident | WSBT South Bend - Your Local News Leader | Local Sports



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    I played against him in college and have hung out with him quite a bit. He and my brother came up through the Dodgers organization at the same time/levels.



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Better to be hurt now then in September....



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Cubs are the only team in the MLB with no one on the DL...they are fine!



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Lee went out of todays game



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    Re: Cubs Lineup Getting Thin

    Quote Originally Posted by hurdleisu24 View Post
    Lee went out of todays game
    Yeah, D Lee left in the first inning with a neck strain and then Soriano got beaned in the side of the head later in the game. He stayed in the game, though. Yikes...



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