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    Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    Chicago Cubs closer Joe Borowski will be out three to four weeks after suffering a hairline crack in his right wrist while fielding a comebacker Monday, The Chicago Tribune reported.

    Borowski, who missed the final four months of the 2004 season, won't likely see big league action until mid-May.

    With Borowski down, LaTroy Hawkins, who blew nine of 34 save opportunities last year, will be the top candidate to fill in. There's also an outside chance non-roster invitee Chad Fox could fill the spot.

    The Cubs did get good news on another pitching front. Right-hander Kerry Wood could take the mound Thursday or Friday, Cubs pitching coach Larry Rothschild told the Chicago Sun-Times.

    With a positive outing, Wood would make another start next week and be prepared to start in the first week of the season.

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    Re: Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    I thought the team was counting on Dempster.

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    !#$!@%#^$^#$@ fantasy team...

    Cubs pitching staff is a mess.

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    well at least espn finnaly has another pitching staff to rip on.

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    Re: Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    Billy Koch would look good in a Cubbie uni.
    /r/reds

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    Re: Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    They are counting on Dempster -- in the rotation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedsManRick
    They are counting on Dempster -- in the rotation.
    Good luck with that one.

    First they were counting on him to close and how they are counting on him in the rotation?

    This could turn into a long year for the Cubbies.

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    Hey we could help the cubs out. We got a guy named Acevedo we could send them.

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    Does anybody got John Reidlings phone#

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris Napier
    Does anybody got John Reidlings phone#
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    PITCHERS          W- L    ERA    BA   G GS CG GF SH SV   IP    H   R  ER HR  BB  SO
    Riedling          0- 1  10.80  .385   3  0  0  0  0  0   3.1   5   4   4  0   6   2

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    Re: Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    Something has really happened to Riedling since his strong start last year. I know he lost his dad, which must have really hurt a lot, but he started to slip even before that. (Maybe when his dad got sick to begin with?)

    6 BB and 2 K's in 3.1 IP says it all. Ouch.

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    Re: Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    Is it just me but the Cubs are looking more and more like a 90 loss team for 2005.

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    Re: Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    Quote Originally Posted by CincyRedsFan30
    Something has really happened to Riedling since his strong start last year. I know he lost his dad, which must have really hurt a lot, but he started to slip even before that. (Maybe when his dad got sick to begin with?)

    6 BB and 2 K's in 3.1 IP says it all. Ouch.
    The guy had control problems his whole career, 3.74 BB/9 was his best year ever.. for his career it has been 4.43 BB/9.

    Bruce Berenyi's was 4.89

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    Re: Yet another Cubs pitcher hurt

    Quote Originally Posted by Unassisted
    Billy Koch would look good in a Cubbie uni.
    I was thinking that Danny Graves might look good in a Cubs uni. :mhcky21:

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    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou
    The guy had control problems his whole career, 3.74 BB/9 was his best year ever.. for his career it has been 4.43 BB/9.

    Bruce Berenyi's was 4.89
    Yeah, I know he's always had control issues, but they've been getting worse lately.

    I liked him better before we tried to make him a starter. He seemed to get worse after that awful idea. I know he has major control issues as a starter.


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