Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Jake Peavy, Cubs lose to ex-cub Jason Marquise

Jon Heyman on Jake Peavy, He learned that new CEO Jeff Moorad "didn't believe the economic downturn and slumping late-winter market would inhibit suitors for Peavy, who has $63 million and four years left on his contract." That said, we know Moorad is willing to keep Peavy this year. And Peavy may be happiest in San Diego, according to Heyman.

Paul Sullivan, Bradley is still projected back by the weekend, though Piniella said Bradley told him he's feeling better, "though he still feels (the groin strain) somewhat."

The Cubs lost to the Colorado Rockies 5-2.

That improves there record to 5-3.

MVP: Derrek Lee for going 3 for 4 with a single to left field on a ground ball, Lee swung on the first pitch (Fastball), a single to left field on a line drive, Lee was more patient and work the count full (Slider), In the 9th inning Derek Lee hit his first home run to left center on a fatball.

LVP: Rich Harden pitch 3 innings and gave up 5 hits, 4 runs, 4 walks but still struck out 8. If Harden did not give up those 4 runs, 4 walks, his pitch count would of been down and could of have 15+ strikeouts.

I will keep you updated.

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