Archive for September 2016

There's no debate: Clinton and Trump can agree about the Cubs

There's no debate: Clinton and Trump can agree about the Cubs
Debate? Divisive. Baseball? More milestones achieved. Cubs. Unifiers? The Cubs beat the Pirates on Monday night 12-2 for their 100th victory. It’s the first time they’ve reached this milestone since 1935. As a bonus, Kris Bryant got his 100th RBI – and his 101st – with a 2 run homer in the 6th inning. Oh,... Read more »

Central Division Champs in Haiku

Central Division Champs in Haiku
Cubs lost Thursday night But became Division champs Just before midnight It wasn’t the way fans would have preferred, but when the Cubs arrive at Wrigley Field on Friday morning it will be as the champions of the National League Central Division. Things were going the Cubs’ way early when a second inning Jorge Soler... Read more »

Cubs In Haiku: One is not the loneliest magic number

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I really don’t mind All the “bandwagon” Cubs fans Wrigley’s best when full The magic number is one! Wednesday afternoon’s domination of the Cardinals means the next Cubs game could be THE game. It could happen tonight, which would make my friend Michelle very happy because she’ll be at Wrigley tonight. It could happen tomorrow... Read more »
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Cubs lose, fans rejoice: Division clincher will be at Wrigley

Cubs lose, fans rejoice: Division clincher will be at Wrigley
Cubs fall to the Cards But there’s a silver lining They will clinch at home I’ll keep this short. The Cubs struck first, with a home run from Dexter Fowler to start the game, and Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia was pulled early. But the Cubs couldn’t take advantage when Alex Reyes walked them 6 times... Read more »

Hendricks gets close, Cubs get closer

Hendricks gets close, Cubs get closer
Almost a no-no But Cubs are one step closer Joe West? A real putz. With three weeks to go in the season, and the magic number small enough for a single hand, Cubs fans are focused more on when, rather than if, the team will clinch the NL Central Division title. On Monday night Kyle... Read more »

The sound of one hand counting: Cubs magic number falls to 5

The sound of one hand counting: Cubs magic number falls to 5
With Sunday’s Cubs win Counting the magic number Requires just one hand A Cardinals loss to the Brewers combined with a Cubs victory in Houston meant the magic number dropped two more notches on Sunday. The Astros did their best to make Cubs fans nervous with two home runs on the first two pitches from... Read more »
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