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Koyie Hill: Paul Bako 2.0

Following the leave of Lou Piniella from the Cubs, Mike Quade took over the reigns for the final 27 games, finishing the season with an outstanding 24-13 record (.648), especially when compared to Piniella's record of 52-74 (.412). Many Cubs fans anticipated/craved Hall of Fame second baseman and Triple-A manager (at the time) Ryne Sandberg to take over as the parent club's manager, however Mike Quade could ...

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Why is Koyie Hill Playing?

When Geovany Soto went on the DL with a sore shoulder, and the Cubs called up AAA catcher Wellington Castillo, most people thought Castillo would get a majority of the playing time at catcher. The Cubs have been playing rookies all season, 15 in total now, and for the most part have given them every chance to play and show what they might bring in the future. For Castillo though, this seems to not be the ca ...

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