Jimmy Baseball to sign with Cubs

by on May 14, 2008 · 0 comments

It’s been rumored for days, but Jim Edmonds’ signing with the Cubs is seemingly imminent upon passing a physical, according to ESPN.

Despite it being the Cubs, I will root for Jimmy to do well (as long as they aren’t playing the Cardinals). He’s just one of those former ‘Birds who holds a special place in my heart. He always goes/went out with the reckless abandonment of a Little Leaguer trying to impress his dad, something I’ve always admired in Jim.

Injuries have slowed the center fielder, but he fits a need for the Cubs. Here’s hoping he can finish out in class and style.

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Writing about the Cardinals and other loosely associated topics since 2008, I've grown tired of the April run-out only to disappoint Cardinal fans everywhere by mid-May. I do not believe in surrendering free outs.
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