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The Rundown: Cubs Rotation Changes, This Bud’s Not for You, NL Home Run Derby

The Cubs lost another walk-off to the Giants and they’re off today, which is probably a good thing. Not only does the team get a nice bit of rest, but I get to catch some more sleep before the Cubs play another late-night affair in San Diego. Interestingly enough, I was just doing a little research about that beautiful oceanside city in SoCal. Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means a whale’s vagina.

I’m sorry, I was trying to impress you. I don’t know what it means. I’ll be honest, I don’t think anyone knows what it means anymore. Scholars maintain that the translation was lost hundreds of years ago.

I suppose that last bit was really odd for anyone who’s never seen Anchorman. In any case, we can all hope that San Diego means a way for the Cubs to build back some momentum heading into the break. They’ll have to do it with a tweaked rotation that sees Tyler Chatwood taking the hill in the opener Friday night, with Kyle Hendricks pitching Saturday and Jon Lester Sunday.

That puts Lester’s All-Star appearance in doubt, since the game falls only two days …Read the Rest

Source:: Cubs Insider

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