Chicago — BREAKING NEWS: (Hopefully no pun intended there) Recently acquired St. Louis Cardinals Shortstop has sprained his thumb today. Per ESPN’s Buster Olney – Furcal sprained his thumb when bracing a fall, after tripping over a rope near the batting cage in Wrigley Field this afternoon. Seriously – only the Cardinals. Remember 1985 – nuff said. Can you imagine if this happened and the Cardinals were in the race for the division?