Posts tagged "Chris Rusin"

It's been a long time since someone wrote a really good book in jail. Bucs 3 Cubs 1.

It's been a long time since someone wrote a really good book in jail. Bucs 3 Cubs 1.
The Cubs continued their month long version of “garbage time” by mustering a whole 4 hits and one run against Jeff Locke. Locke entered the game off of 8 starts in which he couldn’t last 6 innings and had an ERA around 6. The Cubs got 4 hits. One of them was a Starlin Castro... Read more »

Singing whiskey for my men, beer for my Horses. Cubs 8 Brewers 5.

Singing whiskey for my men, beer for my Horses. Cubs 8 Brewers 5.
The Cubs started the weekend off on the right note Friday. Facing a pitching for who gives them fits for not other reason than he just does, the Cub batters treated starter Kyle Loshe like an average everyday journeyman starter. Which is good because Kyle Loshe IS an average, everyday journeyman starter. It started in... Read more »

Summer, it turns me upside down. Cubs 4 Phils 3.

Summer, it turns me upside down. Cubs 4 Phils 3.
Cubs took the field trying to wipe the taste out of their mouths of yesterdays come from ahead loss at Wrigley Field. And while they tried to give the game away, in the end a few key plays and some gritty pitching helped lead the North siders to a win.  This game was a see... Read more »
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Got time, time, to wait for tomorrow. Pads 3 Cubs 2 in 15 innings.

Andrew Cashner took the mound for the Padres against his former team. Cashner wanted to "shove it up the Cubs Ass"..... Anyway, he was really really good today
So the Cubs were looking to win the series from the San Diego Padres on Sunday. It had been an up and down series, with the Cubs blowing a 6 run lead in the first game, and coming from behind to win the next one. Let’s see what would happen in the finale. to the... Read more »

Down in a hole, losing my soul. Nats 4 Cubs 2.

Down in a hole, losing my soul. Nats 4 Cubs 2.
So a day after breaking out the bats against Jordan Zimmerman, The Cubs went into super DUH mode against a very ordinary against Uber-hittable Dan Haren.  The Cubs could only muster 2 runs, both on solo homers and one of those in the 9th. And it simply wasn’t enough as the Cubs lost 4-2. Chris... Read more »

Up and vanished like a fart in the wind. Reds 5 Cubs 0.

Up and vanished like a fart in the wind. Reds 5 Cubs 0.
Todd Frazier hit a solo home run in the first inning off of starter Chris Rusin. It would be the only run they would need. The Cubs attacked Reds starter Bronson Arroyo like they were double parked, mustering a whole two hits. I suppose that’s better than one. I guess it’s twice as good as... Read more »
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Down the road, down the road, down the road apiece. Cubs 3 Cards 0

Down the road, down the road, down the road apiece. Cubs 3 Cards 0
The Cubs came into the St. Louis house of horrors ( They had been outscored 40-9 in their previous games this year at Busch) off a stinker of a game from their opening day pitcher. So what happens. The #5 guy, who’s been up from Iowa for almost a month, becomes the first Cubs lefty... Read more »

Blue songs are like tattoos. Dodgers 6 Cubs 4

Blue songs are like tattoos. Dodgers 6 Cubs 4
Usually, when the Cubs hit four home runs they win the game. But there hasn’t been much “usual” about this team or this season. Tonight, the Cubs hit for power, but not much average, and Chris Rusin and the bullpen couldn’t keep the hot Dodger bats at bay. The result was a 6-4 loss. It... Read more »

Can't tell if this is true or dream. Cubs 1 Giants 0

Can't tell if this is true or dream. Cubs 1 Giants 0
  While most of the Chicago press, talk radio, and a large swath of Cub fans obsess over Epstoyer’s next moves, the Chicago Cubs might have given their fans the best game of the year tonight.  A Nate Schierholtz home run in the top of the 9th inning was the only run the Cubs would... Read more »
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Welcome to the desert of the real. Cubs 4 D-Backs 2.

Welcome to the desert of the real. Cubs 4 D-Backs 2.
Well with the Pie man finally getting traded to the Rangers after a two week, three ring circus of rumors and hyperventilating, the Cubs tried to turn their attention to playing baseball against the first place Arizona Diamondbacks. And with the help of some youthful play by a couple of rookies, and some well timed... Read more »
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