Friday, July 1, 2011
For Cubs, Sox, the defense never rests
By Melissa Isaacson
CHICAGO -- I’m not sure what they’re doing for fun this weekend in New York and Ohio during the New York Yankees – New York Mets and Cleveland Indians – Cincinnati Reds series. My guess is that playing meaningful baseball games passes adequately for entertainment.
Here in Chicago, where the weathermen had about as solid a performance on Friday as Randy Wells, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen chided the local media for being “boring”; Cubs manager Mike Quade actually bristled temporarily; and Carlos Zambrano and Juan Pierre demonstrated firsthand that playing in Chicago is the equivalent of suiting up against the lions in ancient Rome.
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