Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, September 21, 2012

It Turns Out Chet Coppock Still Exists and He Doesn’t Like Theo

Chet Coppocket Protector…confusion rules!

He looks like he is sustaining himself by somehow managing to capture both Mike North and Steve Rosenbloom and storing them in his jowls for later consumption.

...Theo, Public Relations 101. Do you realize what your fans have gone through this year? During the first year of your administration? What’s to be cheerful about regarding the Cubs right now besides the possibility that Jeff Samardzija might be a legitimate #2 starter… he’ll never be a #1 starter… and in my opinion, Alfonso Soriano, left for dead, might be worthy of consideration as National League Comeback Player of the year.

  Theo, you have to realize something. This ballclub has now gone 104 years without a sniff of a winner’s World Series check. Why would you tell your fans that you might once again have a rotation that’s uh… bordering on being halfway decent, but you’ll have to trade 40% of it because you think you’re going to improve the ballclub?

  Theo, you know what? Start sipping some kool-aid and start conveying some joy at the Friendly Confines. This morning, I heard radio stations saturated with spots advertising the availability of tickets for Cubs baseball. You know what, Theo? You’ve had a year. The grace period is over. The party is over. Now the job begins. Now, Theo, you will be judged. And I gotta tell you… I can hardly wait for the Cubs Convention. I want to see just how rough and just how tough the Cubs fans are on the wunderkind from Boston.

What the ####, Theo? YOU’VE HAD A YEAR! HOW COME YOU HAVEN’T COMPLETELY REVERSED THE FORTUNES OF A TEAM THAT THE WRIGLEY FAMILY AND THE TRIBUNE COMPANY SPENT 104 YEARS ####### UP? I mean you have been on the job for 335 whole days! That’s over 8,000 hours! Almost 500,000 minutes! I mean, you have had almost 30,000,000 seconds to turn this #### around already. What have you been doing?

Repoz Posted: September 21, 2012 at 05:03 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cubs

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
aleskel
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogYou should be very skeptical of claims the Royals lost over $60 million the last two years - Royals Review
(16 - 1:37pm, Dec 16)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogOT - NBA 2017-2018 Tip-off Thread
(2028 - 1:36pm, Dec 16)
Last: don't ask 57i66135; he wants to hang them all

NewsblogCC Sabathia agrees to deal to return to Yanks | MLB.com
(4 - 1:36pm, Dec 16)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogChatwood Initial Deal with Cubs Violated Rules – Inside the Seams
(1 - 1:35pm, Dec 16)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOTP 11 December, 2017 - GOP strategist: Moore would have 'date with a baseball bat' if he tried dating teens where I grew up
(2331 - 1:16pm, Dec 16)
Last: madvillain

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(364 - 1:15pm, Dec 16)
Last: I am going to be Frank

Hall of Merit2018 Hall of Merit Ballot
(34 - 1:13pm, Dec 16)
Last: 6 - 4 - 3

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - Mariners voting thread
(21 - 12:47pm, Dec 16)
Last: vortex of dissipation

NewsblogRyan Thibs has his HOF Ballot Tracker Up and Running!
(485 - 12:43pm, Dec 16)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogDerek Jeter Was Once the Captain. But Now He’s the Apprentice. - The New York Times
(104 - 11:46am, Dec 16)
Last: fra paolo

NewsblogCardinals trade for Marcell Ozuna of Marlins
(67 - 11:39am, Dec 16)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogWinter Meeting Signings
(31 - 11:07am, Dec 16)
Last: Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-14-2017
(16 - 9:46am, Dec 16)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-15-2017
(10 - 10:40pm, Dec 15)
Last: Der-K: downgraded to lurker

NewsblogA's reportedly acquire OF Stephen Piscotty
(6 - 7:13pm, Dec 15)
Last: cardsfanboy

Page rendered in 0.2351 seconds
45 querie(s) executed