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Cubs Offensive Woes Just Plain Embarrasing

Published by on June 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Add Anthony Swarzek to the list of pitchers to handcuff the Chicago Cubs offense this year.  Swarkzek threw seven shutout innings to beat the Cubs, 2-0.  Impressive?  Not exactly.  Following his second major-league win, the Twins sent Swarzek back to AAA Richmond. 

Maybe it was his 85 MPH fastball on the heart of plate that didn't impress the Twins, and it shouldn't impress you, Cubs fans. 

The Cubs offense is absolutely pitiful right now.  Bad at bat after bad at bat.  With the exception of Derrek Lee, the Cubs can't buy a clutch hit. 

Third-year manager Lou Piniella doesn't have any answers, so let me provide a few. For one, this offe...

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