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Cubs Wed Mar 23 2011

The Literary Cub

Cubs outfielder Fernando Perez writes poetry and has been published in Poetry and the Southern Review, tweets and maintains a blog, but he's having trouble maintaining his batting average. He's currently hitting .161 in the preseason, well below his career .234, and may not make it to the big game if things don't improve. At least he has a backup plan:

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Jim Reedy / March 23, 2011 7:24 PM

I can't tell parody from the real thing anymore. Damn you, internet.

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