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Cubs' players like their chances

Derrek Lee: We have to take care of business

Updated: July 25, 2009, 3:43 PM ET
By Nick Friedell

Lou Piniella's actions spoke louder than his words Friday afternoon, at least when Matt Holliday's name came up.

When I asked the Cubs' manager about his reaction to the news that the Cardinals had acquired the former NLCS MVP, Sweet Lou did what he has done numerous times this season. He shrugged his shoulders and spent a moment pondering what to say.

"They got themselves a nice player," Piniella said, sounding a little exasperated.

You can't blame the veteran manager for being ...

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