Flaherty Nominated For Stenson Award

Flaherty Nominated For Stenson Award

Thursday Nov. 18, 2010
Posted: 7:04 a.m.

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The Sox didnt do much offensively Wednesday, collecting only three hits in a 6-0 loss at Scottsdale. Josh Vitters and Ryan Flaherty combined to go 0-for-7. Chris Carpenter struck out a pair, though, in a scoreless inning of work.

Flaherty was also named a finalist for the Dernell Stenson Sportsmanship Award on Wednesday. The award, which was named in honor of the Reds prospect who was killed during the 2003 AFL season, goes to the player who best exemplifies unselfishness, hard work and leadership. The winner will be announced prior to Saturdays AFL championship game.
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The Sags dropped a 13-3 decision to visiting Surprise. Eduardo Escobars late-season slump continued as he went 0-for-5. Hes hitting .238 in his last 10 games, dropping his average to .306.

Jason Bour had a hit and scored a run. Henry Mabee allowed a solo homer in 1 13 innings while Anthony Carter tossed a scoreless inning.

Kevin Czerwinski can be reached at ktczerwinski@gmail.com.

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Cubs wear NFL jerseys for themed road trip

The Cubs headed to Cincinnati in style Thursday night for their final regular-season series of the season.

In what may or may not be the last themed trip of the year implemented by Joe Maddon, Cubs players sported NFL jerseys while they hit the road and some of them are unique.

Kris Bryant went old school with a retro Mike Ditka home jersey while David Ross and Pedro Strop rocked the Bo Jackson home and away Oakland Raiders jersey:

Five Cubs players wore Walter Payton jerseys to represent the Bears:

Here is the full team picture, courtesy of Ross' Twitter account:

 

Other notables: Jason Heyward in a Cam Newton jersey, Jon Lester in a Matt Ryan jersey and the Cubs rookies in cheerleader outfits. Priceless.