Tuesday, April 03, 2007

0-1, but No More Softball Uniforms

Sure, they are 0-1, and Big Z looked shaky again in an Opening Day start, but this is good news as far as I am concerned, from today’s Tribune:

Cubs starting pitchers usually get to select which color jersey the team wears, with the choice of blue or gray on the road and blue or white at home. Carlos Zambrano always has preferred to pitch in the blue jerseys, as he did all of spring training, but the team wore gray Monday.

As it turns out, Zambrano had no choice. Cubs President John McDonough has decided the Cubs will wear gray on the road and white with blue pinstripes at home. The move corresponds with the decision to put names on the backs of the uniforms.

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