Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 5/4/12
It is sad to look up in the middle of the work on a Thursday, see the Cubs are winning 3-0, think, “you know what, this team isn’t all that horrible,” and then check 60 minutes later to see they lost in extra innings thanks to most recent staging of “Captain Carlos’ Walk-A-Thon.” Sound like your Thursday afternoon? Yea, I can’t quit them either, and since that is the case, let’s get to some ramblings. • In the past, every time I saw that a 29- or 30-year old was hanging around AA or AAA, I thought, man, just give it up. I am so glad Bryan LaHair didn’t give up on his dream. • Sure, most don’t make it, but for those who have ever had a dream, and been oh, so close, it is tough to walk away. • And I find it very cool that LaHair and Michael Morse were minor league teammates with the Mariners organization. • I am very glad Sveum addressed the fact that the Cubs need to do something different with the closer situation. At least is not blind. • Per Neil, “Do you think Dempster sat
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Randall Cobb: ‘I don’t plan on missing a game’

Ronda Rousey confirms she was supposed to fight Gina Carano

Harbaugh denies using F-word in Jay Gruden exchange

Urban Meyer: Both J.T. Barrett and Cardale Jones will play

Legal expert: NFL's reported offer to Brady 'really ridiculous'

Seguin called out by former Maple Leafs CEO for partying


No suspension for Sarkisian was made in best interest of USC

Jim Tomsula disputes report Jarryd Hayne has made 49ers

Report: Brady case judge once vacated CBA violation ruling

Why no. 4 Baylor will and won't win the National Championship

Is D'Angelo Russell in over his head?

Percy Harvin voices support for Tyrod Taylor

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Manfred digs Shoeless Joe a deeper grave

Why Mike Trout ain't right

The Opening Drive: Jamal Anderson warns UM fans before heading to Salt Lake City

Best and worst MLB players in August

RG3 blames intern for liking Instagram post trashing owner

Four most surprising roster cuts from NFL teams

Raiders cut Trent Richardson

Caroline Wozniacki smoking cover of ‘Rhapsody’

Everett Golson named FSU's starting QB

Urban Meyer won't announce QB before season

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker