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Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Cedeno called up

Scott Moore's time was brief as the Cubs sent him down today and recalled Ronny Cedeno. Moore was not needed now that Derek Lee is back and Cliff Floyd is feeling better. This now gives them a backup SS and maybe even split some starting time with Theriot there. I think Ronny deserved his recall after the way he hit in the minors, but I also think that if the Cubs are just going to let him sit on the bench they might as well send him back down. I say that because he is swinging a good bat right now and to let him sit on the bench and not play would most likely cool him off. Jake Fox is currently still up on the team, but I am not sure that will last much longer. He is not getting any PT and he needs that to improve as he was just coming up from AA.

Tonight is a key game for the Cubs because it is against St. Louis and while they are 5 behind the Cubs currently, the last thing the Cubs or their fans want to see is them getting hot. And a way to do that is beat the Cubs up this series. So the Cubs need to go down there thinking of this as a playoff series and needing to take at least 2 of 3. Anything less should not be acceptable. I know all season I have said the Cubs suck and they have no chance, but some how the team has put themselves 3.0 games out of first place and they actually do have a shot. I think that the next thing they need to do is trade and acquire a GOOD veteran for the bench, not in the caliber of Jose Macias, Nefi Perez, John Mabry or Todd Hollandsworth. This will only solidify their chances and also get Jake Fox back to the minors where he belongs.


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