And it sounds like it’s going to be a fun one to follow this season. Johnson promises that “there will always be some joke about Mike Fontenot at the end. Every day, he does something that has to be talked about.” He also swears that his blog will be “better than DeRosa’s”, whose Cubs blog he is replacing this year.
You get thrown out stealing third–
with two down in the seventh.
“A baserunning mistake.”
…you almost tie it
in the ninth.
(With the best bunt a Cub has laid down
since Greg Maddux was on the team.)
Two fluke plays
Keep playing hard and fast.
Note to Lou, courtesy of XM Radio’s “Baseball This AM”: With Reed Johnson in the lineup, the Cubs are 11-2. Without Reed Johnson, the Cubs are 2-4. It’s still early in the season, but the Cubs’ new bald-headed, goateed centerfielder already looks like the leadoff hitter that Jim Hendry was looking for–and the Cubs didn’t have to give up 4 pitchers to get him, either.