It’s Cinco de Mayo today, and to celebrate the Cincinnati Reds will kill a bottle of tequila and eat the worm before they take the field in Chicago. Really, could that hurt their run production one bit? Maybe the Reds can request a waiver from the National League and use the coach-pitch format for a few days.
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Knucklehead of the Week
Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts must be a terrible poker player. Ricketts has raised the prospect of the Cubs leaving Wrigley Field if he doesn’t win approval for a giant video scoreboard above the bleachers in left field. Wrigley, which turns 100 next year, is a major reason the Cubs are so popular, and valuable. Moving them out of Wrigley would be akin to moving the Dragons to a stadium in Springboro.