Thursday, April 1, 2010
Lou Piniella revealed that Geovany Soto had been wearing a fat suit all year, Alfonso Soriano never hurt his knee, and Carlos Marmol was hitting all those batters on purpose. "Look, we were just having some fun. Heck, that Eric Miles kid went above and beyond. I think that's what the comics call 'dedication to a bit,'" he chuckled.
"We hope you aren't too attached to Carlos Silva and Marlon Byrd. They were good sports to go along with everything this Spring, but they'll head back to their original teams now and do their best there," said Hendry. "We've got some real work to do here in 2010."
"Oh, and where's Phil Rogers? Phil! Kevin Gregg is back in the bullpen again this year. Does that add enough veteran leadership for ya?"
So, is this the kind of thing Cubs fans can expect from the Cubs on a regular basis now that they are under the ownership of the Ricketts family?
"Oh yeah," said Kenney, "We forgot to mention that part. Maybe I should let someone else explain it better..." And then Sam Zell walked into the room to take the microphone as the team collapsed in laughter again.
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