Chicago Cubs News: Santa Theo; The unlucky jersey for Christmas
The Chicago Cubs have been a lucky franchise over the past few years, most of that thanks to Theo Epstein. While some complain the Cubs haven’t done enough, most appreciate what he’s done as the Cubs “Santa.”
The Chicago Cubs’ Theo Epstein doesn’t often get the credit he deserves. He took a struggling franchise, told the fans they would go through some hard times–then it culminated with a World Series win. It seems as of late; the fans aren’t happy with the job he’s doing. “He needs to spend more. He needs to get this guy. The Cubs have the money”. First, it’s a good thing the fans don’t run the team. They’re like the couple that wine the MegaMillions jackpot for $400 million–and are broke within a few years. It’s a marathon, not a race. So let’s just keep believing in Santa Theo for a little bit longer.
Have you ever gotten a jersey during the holidays, only to see that player get traded or sign with another team just a few years later? Unfortunately, that’s become the norm in sports. No one is ever safe. So if you don’t have one, you better get your Kris Bryant jersey now. From football to basketball and beyond, we’ve all been bitten by the “worst jersey” gift. What has been your worst jersey gift?
As Shohei Ohtani prepares for the majors, he made one final grand gesture for his fans back home. Instead of just leaving them behind, Ohtani held a press conference in his Los Angeles Angels uniform, even throwing one last pitch of the mound at the Sapporo Dome. It was a nice tip of the cap by Ohtani who will soon take on the challenge of the majors very soon.
These and other stories you might have missed:
‘Epstein has been the Cubs’ Santa’ – Cubbies Crib
‘Worst jersey you’ve gotten for Christmas’ – Cubbies Crib
‘Ohtani says goodbye with one final pitch’ – MLB.com
‘D-backs prospect pays off parents house for Christmas’ -ESPN
‘Report: Duke agrees to deal with the Twins’ – ESPN
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