Found February 28, 2012 on Cub Reporter:
- Let's see if I kept track here correctly in the bunting tourney. First round winners to date include: Position Player's Bracket (16) Szczur over (1) Lake (9) Cardenas over (8) Vitters (12) J. Mota over (5) Brenly (4) Lalli over (13) Adduci (11) B. Jackson over (6) Ha (3) W. Castillo over (14) Sappelt (7) Clevenger over (10) Campana (2) LaHair over (15) Rizzo (1) Mather over (16) E. Gonzalez (9) Barney over (8) Scales (5) Castro over (12) J. Jaramillo (4) Stewart over (13) Tolbert (11) Soto over  (6) DeWitt (3) Baker over (14) Amezaga (7) Byrd over (10) Johnson (2) DeJesus over (15) Soriano Pitcher's Bracket (1) J. Beliveau over (16) A. Cabrera (8) L. Castillo over (9) C. Weathers (12) McNutt over (5) Carrilo (13) Dolis over (4) Jay Jackson (6) Rhee over (11) Gaub (14) Rusin over (3) Bussy (10) Maine over (7) Parker (2) Coleman over (15) Mateo (1) T. Wood over (16) Caridad (9) Samardzija over (8) Russell (12) Wells over (5) Volstad (4) Sonnastine over (13) Corpas (11...
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