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Living the Dream: Long Journey Worth the Wait for Cubs’ Rookies

Published by on May 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Last year at this time, Micah Hoffpauir and Randy Wells were beginning their sixth year of minor league baseball, while Bobby Scales was beginning his eighth year of minor league baseball. 

Today, all three find themselves contributing to a championship contending baseball team. 

With Aramis Ramirez out with a dislocated shoulder, 33-year old rookie Bobby Scales is hitting .381 with 1 HR and 5 RBI.  On Saturday, Scales scored the game winning run after leading off the bottom of the ninth with a walk.

Whether or not Scales keeps this up is anyone's guess, but for at least one week he's done a better then average job filling in for one of the best third baseman in all of baseball, Aramis Ra...

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