Friday, March 20, 2009

Top Ten stats the Cubs need to improve in 2009

This may seem like nitpicking on a team that won 97 games a year ago, but there are several areas where the Cubs can improve in 2009. And I won’t even mention the ridiculously low wages they give those hardworking seat vendors.

10: Ted Lilly's home runs allowed

2008- 32
The reliable lefty is probably the team's most consistent pitcher, but he often runs into trouble when his breaking ball hangs over the plate. Nobody can avoid giving up long balls entirely, but it'd be nice if Lilly didn't average almost one per start.

9: Sean Marshall's wins

2008: 3

Assuming that