Time for Jim Hendry To Give Aaron Heilman His Walking Papers

July 29, 2009 by  

After tonight's disappointing loss to the Houston Astros, general manager Jim Hendry should consider designating pitcher Aaron Heilman for assignment.

In the game against the Astros, Heilman allowed his 14th and 15th inherited runners (of the 30 he has inherited) to score and gave up an earned run himself to boot. The timing of this flap was rather terrible, as the Cubs were only down one run at the time with two outs in the eighth inning.

I have not been as outspoken as some Cubs writers about Heilman and his inability to pitch, but tonight was the straw that broke the camel's back.

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