Maddon ready to 'Embrace the Suck'
May 19, 2017
By The Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) Manager Joe Maddon and the Chicago Cubs are ready to ''Embrace the Suck'' for charity this season.
Maddon and the Cubs unveiled on Friday the olive green T-shirts sporting the slogan, a playful nod to the defending champions' uneven play this season. It adds a charitable component involving the military.
''Embrace the Suck'' combines two of his favorite terms - ''Embrace the Target'' and ''Try Not to Suck.'' The later slogan was used last season when the Cubs won the World Series.
Soldiers also use the phrase when dealing with a difficult and tiring task.
Proceeds from the T-shirts will be split between Maddon's Respect 90 foundation and the military.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
14-1 +1,307 L2 Days, +2,054 Totals
5-0 Record L3 Days, +1,252 TY
6-1 +512 G-Plays, 12-4 +824 Picks
19-10 +916 L3 Days, 9-1 G-Plays
8-1 G-Play Run, 12-6 L18 Totals
3-1 Friday, 6-1 +536 L7 G-Plays
21-11 +972 Run, 14-5 L19 G-Plays
6-0 L6 Totals, 5-2 L7 Guarantees
6-3 L2 Days, 13-7 +736 L20 Picks
+1,228 MLB Net Profits TY
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!