Thursday, April 29, 2010

Random Observations, Some of Them Cubs Related

A Mike Fontenot pop fly may have punched Starlin Castro's ticket to the big leagues.

If you wonder what it would have been like if the Internet existed in the 1950s, consult MLB's online policies.

Chester Taylor didn't know he was supposed to sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" until after the organ started playing. Santo asked him if he was ready to sing, and he just laughed. A lot. He genuinely thought they were putting him on.

I have every episode of Friends on DVR, some of them multiple times. Yet we keep on recording more for some reason.

At some point this year, the Cubs will score five runs in a game instead of 2 or 12.

Lou Piniella likes it when reporters talk strategy.

ESPN thinks you're an idiot.

Marlon Byrd.

The Blackhawks are the best team in Chicago. The rest of the top 10 are high school teams, including the Niles North Chess Club.

Turns out, Paula Abdul needed American Idol a bit more than Ellen did.

Wrigley Field isn't a bar. At bars, you can watch replays.

The next big name to be linked to PEDs will be a basketball player. A really big one.

It's only a matter of time before Lucas makes another Star Wars prequel trilogy. 200 million people will pay to rip it apart.

I'm debating writing a post comparing baseball to bowling. It's not the most interesting debate in the world.

I wonder if Red Sox fans got this mad when they moved their ace out of the starting rotation and then traded him for cash considerations to the Yankees.

Decisions, decision. The Evening Independent
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