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Friday, May 16, 2008

Jim Edmonds Returns to Wrigley Field

After an uneventful Wednesday night, yesterday had many more interesting stories.

1) Jim Edmonds made his return to Wrigley Field as a Chicago Cub. In his first at-bat he received cheers after he singled but was booed after not producing in subsequent at-bats. I was at the game on July 19, 2004 when Carlos Zambrano was ejected for throwing at Edmonds after a Scott Rolen home run. That was after Zambrano yelled at Edmonds to run the bases after Edmonds hit a home run off Zambrano onto Sheffield Ave. From a fan’s perspective that was one of the more entertaining sequences of events I have witnessed.

2) Greg Maddux pitched for probably his last time at Wrigley Field. He received a standing ovation when he left the game in the bottom of the 5th.

3) Ryan Dempster almost threw the first shutout I have seen since Rich Hill shut out the Cincinnati Reds on September 16, 2006.



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