Found April 03, 2013 on World Series Dreaming:
PLAYERS: Theo Epstein
TEAMS: Chicago Cubs
Off days suck. The traditional day off after game number one by MLB schedule makers is always one of the toughest to make it through, but fate made it an especially difficult task for Cubs fans as two nearly Cubs from a year ago showed why the front office had interest in them. Yoenis Cespedes hit a long, hard line drive homerun to dead center in Oakland last night. Cespedes has ridiculous power, and runs well. A pure physical specimen as his Youtube promotional videos showed during the 2012 offseason. Cespedes would strike out in his other three plate appearance, and is only hitting .125 in his first two games. But that shouldn’t last long after hitting .292/.356/.505 with 23 HRs in 129 games last year. The spotlight was stolen by the near perfecto of Yu Darvish. Darvish was absolutely dominant in his performance with 14 strikeouts against the Astros. Only former Cub Marwin Gonzalez managed to get a hit on plate appearance number 27 for the Astros. A lot of experts were ...
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