Chicago’s Two Baseball GMs: One Gets It, One’s an Idiot

September 1, 2009 by  

Could there be a more contrasting series of hours between two baseball teams in one city?

Late last week, the Chicago Cubs had two pitchers in the final years of their respective contracts, Rich Harden and Aaron Heilman, claimed on waivers. Reports were that the Minnesota Twins claimed Harden, while the San Francisco Giants claimed Heilman.

Harden has been very good lately for the Cubs, but he's one of a very small number of players on the Cubs' roster about whom that can be said. The North Side Ship is sinking fast, and Harden could have brought back a few prospects from Minnesota in exchange for the Twins renting him for five weeks.

Meanwhile, Heilman has been miserably bad for the Cubs this season, and just the fa...

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