“Curb Your Enthusiasm” actor and Cubs fan Jeff Garlin was a last-minute blemish as horde of Anthony Rizzo‘s Laugh-Off for Cancer on Thursday night during Studio Paris, though a uncover didn’t miss for zingers during Rizzo and his teammates’ expense.
Former Cub David Ross attended a event, that lifted $500,000 for families battling cancer, as did late NBA star Shawn Marion and, of course, many stream Cubs, including Joe Maddon, Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Carl Edwards Jr., among others.
From this year’s “top Cubs headlines,“ Brad Morris, one of a replacement hosts for Garlin, who reportedly threw out his back, said, “Speaking of vital renovations, a Cubs relocated a bullpen underneath a bleachers. This year a bar skeleton to spend even some-more income assisting a bullpen immigrate a strike zone.” After some “oh’s” from a audience, Morris said, “I did not write that one.”
After observant that Rizzo’s rendezvous to Emily Vakos threatens a Rizzo-Bryant bromance, co-host Matt Hovde cracked, “Don’t worry about Kris, he’s fine. We all know he’s already happily married … to Bryce Harper. That is a compare done in heaven, if sky were a place that gave bad haircuts.”
Morris took a humorous appropriate during quirky Cubs partner Tim Buss: “The strength and conditioning manager should demeanour like a chairman who has strength and does conditioning. To me.”
Schwarber’s new slimmed-down physique was a visit aim on a night. Morris quipped, “Can we live with a skinny? … You demeanour fantastic, we guess, if you’re perplexing to be a model. How about attack a ton of (expletive) homers. You used to be ‘Schwarbs,’ now you’re ‘Kyle.’”
Former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster stepped in with a stand-up slight and singled out Schwarber for his troubles in left field. “I adore a criticism that we done that we wish to win a Gold Glove. That is so good. Shawn, ‘Matrix,’ we wish to play in a NBA. You can assistance me out — Kyle’s gonna win a Gold Glove.”
Dempster asked Bryant if he borrowed his coupler from “Game of Thrones.” “You’re like Ned Stark and Tommy La Stella is Tyrion Lannister, right? Just a small lovable guy. (Expletives) off for a few weeks, and we don’t know where he went, afterwards he comes back, all of a remarkable he’s removing large bottom hits.”