August 22, 2010

Cubs' Piniella heads home to help ailing Mom

Lou Piniella, the Chicago Cubs manager, announced today will his last game with the Cubs, citing his ailing mother needs him and family comes first.

Piniella had decided to retire this season, but will step down as skipper of the Cubs due to his mother's condition, which has not improved since his last visit home.

Cardinal Nation respects Piniella and his decision to go home to be close to his mother.