The Theo Epstein era was launched in Mesa, Arizona, yesterday, when Cubs’ pitchers and catchers reported.
We’ve got a new manager, Dale Sveum. He’s promised that the team is going to run out ground balls! This is probably the key to ending the championship drought.
That’s Sveum in the middle in the pic above.
Epstein, the Cubs’ new general manager, is writing manuals on “The Cub Way” for distribution throughout the major and minor league systems.
2012 promises to be a throwaway year for the Cubs. Their advertising mantra is “Anything Can Happen!” True, but I’m not counting on a World Series.
Thank God, spring is just about here. Play ball!