September 11, 2008

Lilly takes Piniella's message to heart :: Beacon News :: Sports

Lilly takes Piniella's message to heart :: Beacon News :: Sports: "ST. LOUIS -- Maybe Barack Obama is right about the power of words.

As soon as Cubs manager Lou Piniella roared about his team's need to ''go out and kick somebody's ass,'' pitcher Ted Lilly showed teammates the way -- by crashing through St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina trying to score in the second inning Wednesday night."

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... A Chicago-are newsgroup article hyping the Cubs win and trying to make a direct connection between Piniella's fiery speech from the day before with Ted Lilly's trying to knock Yadier Molina's block off at home plate.