(FIRST, A TECH ALERT - I PUT 6 PAINTINGS IN THIS POSTING. PLS LET ME KNOW IF IT'S TOO ANNOYINGLY SLOW TO LOAD.)
Well, that was...a non-event, him leaving.
I was actually hoping old Mark would have been slightly more willing to accept ohhhh...WHATEVER KIND OF CONTRACT THE CUBS WOULD OFFER TO STAY ON THIS TEAM.
How much cash of mine went in his pocket the last couple years?
Like, well, some I bet.
I felt like he owed me, plus I wanted to see if he could ever get back to his awesome '03 self again.
Because no matter how bad he soiled the bed here, he was such a freaking STUD that year.
And I see maybe he'll become...an Astro?
Anyway, here are a couple paintings of Mark's Cub career: