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Cubs Mon Aug 23 2010

Short Hops: Piniella Hangs 'Em Up Edition

Lou Piniella managed his last game with the Cubs yesterday. Due to his mother's flagging health, Sweet Lou stepped away from the game he's loved and known for the past 50 years. In a season of letdowns at Wrigley, the North Siders conjured up new disappointment by surrendering 16 runs to the Atlanta Braves and closed the Piniella-era with another loss.


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