Chicago Cubs announce final cuts; set opening day roster


The Chicago Cubs set their Opening Day 25-man roster in advance of the 2012 season opener versus the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field today. The Cubs have selected the contracts of right-handed pitcher Shawn Camp, infielder Blake DeWitt and outfielder Joe Mather. Outfielder Tony Campana and right-handed pitcher Casey Coleman have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Left-handed pitcher John Gaub was claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay.

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Hilariously Stupid Drunk Cubs Fan (Video), Wrigley to Have $3 Beers

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The unintentional comedy in this vid is off the charts. Who knew Meredith from “The Office” (American version) was real? If you ever needed more material for hating Cubs fans, or if you’re unfamiliar with the widely negative stereotypes against Cub fans, here’s the whole summation of the lowest elements of Cub nation in just under 4 minutes.

It’s fitting that this video makes the rounds on the exact same day the Cubs send out a media release containing this piece of news:

During all Tuesday home games, starting May 10 vs. the St. Louis Cardinals, fans 21 years of age and older can purchase Bud Light or Budweiser products at specific concession stands in the Bud Light Bleachers for $3.

There’s going to be a lot more creatures like this roaming around Wrigleyville on Tuesday night.

She should hook up with her Sox counterpart (Video) in link.

This video after the jump

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More with Jerry Pritikin: Most Interesting Cubs fan in the World

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The Chicago Cubs fanbase is very vast, and within its friendly confines you’ll find numerous individuals with fascinating stories to tell. Chicagoan Jerry Pritikin could be the most intriguing of all. I’ll let him edify you on his life experiences.

For part one of the interview with the “Gay Forrest Gump” or the “Bleacher Preacher” go here.

To read about and see his pictures from the Stanley Cup at the Gay Pride Parade go here

By Paul M. Banks

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