Comedian Jeff Garlin expresses wish for Cubs to trade Alfonso Soriano (video)


Chicago Cubs fans would love to see Alfonso Soriano traded out of The Chi. But curb your enthusiasm for it actually happening- who’s going to take that albatross of a contract off their hands? It didn’t stop comedian/sitcom star Jeff Garlin from expressing his hopes that the Cubbies can unload the most overpaid player in MLB.

Garlin was the guest brought in to sing “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” at yesterday’s Cubs game versus the Detroit Tigers and after his rendition, joined the Cubs broadcast booth for the bottom half of the 7th inning. The Cubs announcer duo of Len Kasper and Bob Brenly react as you might expect when the topic of trading Soriano comes up.

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Video of VCU’s Shaka Smart Butchering Cubs 7th Inning Stretch


On Sunday, VCU Coach Shaka Smart, previously the hottest coaching name in college basketball, got to throw out the first pitch before the Chicago Cubs faced the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field and also sang “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” during the 7th inning stretch.

It was as bad as Ron Zook’s turn, but not as bad as Ozzie Osbourne.

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