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2012 Cubs Spring Training Broadcast Schedule
On March 4, you can hear the Cubs play the A's on mlb.com. Not that this or any of the other games on the relatively recently released broadcast schedule will count, but for the first inning or so, it will feel like baseball is back. The first televised game will be March 10 on WGN. The revolution will be available only to Gameday subscribers.
Best Shape of His Life Spotlight, Muay Thai Edition
Marlon Byrd is in the best shape of his life thanks to his extensive Muay Thai training and a new diet designed to accomodate his newly discovered allergies to wheat and milk. Not only can we expect a quicker, faster Marlon, but we can now rest assured that he will no longer get bullied by the likes of Tony Campana and Kim DeJesus.
Yup. Someone said that.
— Sean Boswell (@SeanBoswell1) January 22, 2012
Discredited in Pictures
Jason Jaramillo signed a minor league contract with the Cubs and hopes to fill the thumbless glove of Koyie Hill. Feel free to come up with a fitting caption for this shot. (Jose M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune)
Is There A Cubs Game Today?
Random Comment Gold
Fact: South Carolina wants the Assistant to the Regional Manager to run this country. h/t to MO