Cubs In Haiku: Cubs 12, Angels 1


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This clown is the grandfather of Angels pitcher, Trevor Bell, who struck out the only batter he faced on Sunday


Cubs get some revenge
With eighteen hit victory
Happy Fathers' Day

Serious baseball
All the Cubs starters got hits
No clowning around

But in the eighth frame
Bozo's grandson 
Pitched for the Angels

Faced just one batter
Stuck out Baker in the eighth
On just three pitches


It was a strange afternoon at Wrigley on Sunday. Between the offense getting 18 hits, Theriot showing some patience at the plate, and what is perhaps the worst defense in baseball making just one error, things definitely felt strange.  Then, to finish the eighth inning, the Angels brought in Trevor Bell to pitch. He's the grandson of Bob Bell who was Chicago's version of "Everybody's Favorite Clown" when I was growing up.  But, like the Cubs offense,  Bell wasn't clowning around - the youngster got Jeff Baker to strike out on just three pitches.  


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