The Wheels are Back On and Chugging Right Along

 

I had come close to giving up on the Cubs.  I expected a monumental melt-down.  And until last Wednesday, we had no reason to not expect that meltdown.  I mean…swept by the Astros at home, then lose 2 of 3 in Cincy and then losing the opener to the Cardinals.  This is it, right?  The new ’69? 

Hell no.  These boys in blue came back with a vengeance and within days, have the magic number down to 4.  That’s right, if the Cubs can sweep the Brewers this week, we have won the division and the Brewers will be 11 games behind us and most likely out of the wild card chase.  In three consecutive games, Continue reading

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Reality Sinks In

The Cubs have successfully sucked the life out of me after this weekend.  The only thing keeping me from a complete meltdown after being swept by the White Sox is that the Cubs swept them the weekend before.  The White Sox hit the cover off the ball and our pitching staff Continue reading

5/07/08 Notes

Jon Lieber gets his first start of the year and he promptly gives up 4 HR’s in one inning.  As I am typing this, he is not yet out of the second inning, so that total could change. 

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Reclarification

Ok, I guess that I should re-clarify myself.  I never said Dusty was a good manager.  I was just as dissapointed as everyone else at not making the playoffs in 2004.  It hurt me just as bad to watch us be terrible in the ensuing years.  My only point is that Continue reading

Marty Brennaman

Ahh, the Cincinnati reds announcer whining about cub fans. He’s still upset for contract issues relating to his son when he announced for the cubbies. He also doesn’t have a whole lot to root for lately for the Reds teams. A hall of famer?   Continue reading

Happy Birthday Wrigley Field

Just figured I’d mention to everyone that today, in addition to my Black Sheep, White Sox loving cousin Patrick,  Hitler, Colin Powell, Luther Vandross, Continue reading

Marty Brennaman, Asshat of the Week

If you haven’t heard Marty Brennaman’s rant against Cubs fans last week when the Reds were in town, check this out:

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