As he did with Ronny Cedeno a year ago, Lou Piniella is going to try to schedule Rich Harden's appearances according to statistically advantageous scenarios. Rich is dynamite at night. At Wrigley day games, he's a dud.
This could suit more than just Harden's nocturnal tendencies. We could be seeing Harden pitch routinely on five or six days' rest. That's great for him and his oft-injured frame, but it seems like it could wreak havoc on the rest of the Cubs starters.
I guess I view this move the same way I received the idea of turning the Peach Pit into a night club: with hopeful skepticism.