News: Kevin Gregg Out As Chicago Cubs Closer

August 18, 2009 by  

It has finally happened, Lou Piniella has come to his senses on Kevin Gregg as the Chicago Cubs closer.

After last nights game against the San Diego Padres, in which Kevin Gregg gave up four runs in the bottom of the ninth for his sixth blown save, Lou Piniella stated that, "I think we're going to make some changes as far as what we're going to do late innings."

Piniella also said of Gregg's performance that, "[The tough losses] all end the same way—with a home run ball. We'll see what we'll do. I'm going to think about it tonight."

Cub fans have been calling for Gregg's head for weeks and the reason that Gregg is such a poor closer is because he has such hittable stuff. 

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