Up to this point, Cubs' president Theo Epstein's plan has been nothing short of brilliant. Trade away anything of value at the Major League level for minor league prospects that harvest more hope than humiliation.
For Manny, it was home runs, RBIs, or he didn't seem to be interested. While Ramirez most likely won't push anyone's buttons about running hard on the base paths or not jogging out to their positions, he can teach them about the art of hitting.
They changed some of the rules of golf effective January 1st. You can now smooth the sand or soil while playing from a hazard but you can't improve your lie. Why don't they just allow tees in the trap? Let's speed things up.