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
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