September 21, 2010
(Chicago, IL) – The Chicago Cubs welcome the San Francisco Giants to town tonight for a three-game series, and although the Cubs have been eliminated from playoff contention, the team’s spirits are up. Under former third base coach, and current interim manager, Mike Quade, the team is an impressive 17-7. The team hopes the momentum continues, and carries forward into 2011.
But it’s not all sunshine and roses on the North Side. Though the players have developed a newfound respect and appreciation for Quade, rumblings are surfacing that there is at least one problem with the manager. Er, well, at least two problems. Read more
September 10, 2010
(Chicago, IL) – Just because the Chicago Cubs are terrible at baseball this year doesn’t mean there isn’t entertainment to be had around the Friendly Confines. That’s because the owner of the Cubs, Tom Ricketts, was recently spotted filming an episode of ‘Undercover Boss.’
The popular CBS show, which follows high level executives who go “undercover” in their own companies as entry-level workers, spent a week filming Ricketts doing various jobs around Wrigley Field. But considering the premise of the show, shouldn’t Ricketts have gone unrecognized?
It seems Ricketts took the “undercover” description a bit too literally in some ways, and completely disregarded it in others. Read more