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New Lineup Yield Same Results As Cubs Fall

Lou Piniella doesn't have the patience that he used to. That's why after dropping 2 of 3 to the Astros, he vowed to make changes. The Cubs' new look lineup was in full effect (cosmetically speaking) in the Big Apple to take on the equally struggling Mets. Some changes included: Marlon Byrd moved to the leadoff spot. Jeff Baker slid into the 2 hole, Aramis Ramirez was dropped to 5th while Xavier Nady took ov ...

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Lou Makes Some Lineup Changes

After losing 2 out of 3 to the lowly Astros, Lou had to do something to fix the Cubs struggling offense. Marlon Byrd, who has 574 career at-bats as a leadoff hitter, will now bat 1st against left-handers. Jeff Baker will bat second, Xavier Nady will bat cleanup, Aramis Ramirez, the Cubs’ regular cleanup hitter, will be moved down to 5th, and Ryan Theriot will be moved to the 8th spot. Time will tell if thes ...

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