Chicago Cubs Find New Left Fielder…in Bullpen!

July 13, 2009 by  

On Sunday night, in front a national television audience, the creative genius Chicago Cubs' fans have been begging Lou Piniella to employ finally showed up.

If you read the play-by-play for the ninth inning, there is a sequence that will undoubtedly have you scratching your head.

Sean Marshall relieves Angel Guzman. OK, nothing major there.

Aaron Heilman relieves Marshall; Marshall to left field. What? It's bad enough Heilman's pitching, but Marshall in left field?

One batter, a strike out, later, Marshall moves back to the mound and Reed Johnson enters the game to play left.

Because the Cubs don't have a left handed pitcher anywhere in the organization other than Marsh...

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