Come To Think Of It: Kevin Gregg Implosions Spark Cubs Closer Controversy

August 3, 2009 by  

Another day, another blown save.

That's the life of one Kevin Gregg, who led major league baseball in blown saves last year.

After a nice stretch of uncharacteristic reliability from Gregg, he has returned to Florida, where he pitched in 2007 and 2008, and has blown the lead in two consecutive games.

On Saturday, the Cubs came back and won, so all is forgiven.

But on Sunday, Gregg coughed up the lead once again, and then served up the game winning, walk off homer in the bottom of the ninth.

It was Dan Uggla. It was damn ugly.

It also served as a poignant reminder to the Florida Marlins as to why they got rid of Gregg.

Most guys return to the team that traded them with a chip on their shoul...

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