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02:18 PM ET 03.26 | Cubs pitcher Braden Looper's comeback attempt ended Friday when he was informed he would not make the Opening Day roster. The 36-year-old Looper, who was here on a minor league invite, told the Cubs he intended to retire.

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March 26, 2011  02:20 PM ET

Looper was a pro jock.

March 26, 2011  02:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Looper was a pro jock.

So he's got that going for him, which is nice.

March 26, 2011  02:53 PM ET

The Mets remember Braden...

March 26, 2011  05:12 PM ET

ooooh. end of an era.

March 26, 2011  07:04 PM ET

What the hell are the Cubs going to do without the Loopster?

March 27, 2011  02:23 AM ET

Went to three Cards games in 2009(?). He started every freaking one. B(.)looper. No more parenthesis.

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March 27, 2011  10:54 AM ET

If you can't make it with the Cubbies, you just might want to hang up your cleats.

March 27, 2011  11:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#11):

Looks like Silva's out the door with him. Sorry Chunky

Well Chuck, at least you still have Wellemeyer.

March 27, 2011  04:13 PM ET

time to say good bye looper!

 
March 29, 2011  06:30 AM ET
QUOTE(#14):

If you can't make it with the Cubbies, you just might want to hang up your cleats.

Why don't you hang up your cleats , or better yet just hang yourself.

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