Category: NLDS

NLCS Game 6: Thank you Cubs, just one more thing

NLCS Game 6: Thank you Cubs, just one more thing
Cubs are NL champs NLCS Game 7 Not necessary Did you hear? The Cubs beat the Dodgers 5-0 Saturday night and are going to the World Series for the first time in 71 years. It wasn’t just that the Cubs won the National League pennant. They won it at home. They got to Clayton Kershaw... Read more »

NLDS Game 4: Jews prayed, Cubs won

NLDS Game 4: Jews prayed, Cubs won
An epic comeback And I was lucky enough To just see the ninth Because there haven’t been enough historic moments this season, of course the Cubs added a couple more to the list on Tuesday night. David Ross, the 39 year-old “grandpa” of the squad, became the oldest player to hit a home run in... Read more »

NLDS Game 3: Arrieta beats Bumgarner but Cubs lose in thirteen

NLDS Game 3: Arrieta beats Bumgarner but Cubs lose in thirteen
A loss? Expected But the way this loss happened? Quite unexpected Did we really expect a sweep? Well, okay, maybe we did. But the prospect of facing Madison Bumgarner in game 3 of the NLDS made Cubs fans nervous. Perhaps even willing to accept that there was going to be a loss in this series... Read more »
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NLDS Game 2: Making History Again

NLDS Game 2: Making History Again
Giants score two runs Cubs pitchers? Three RBIs That’s the way we roll Well, that’s more like it. The Cubs scored in the bottom of the first on Saturday night and a victory never seemed in doubt. A lead-off double by Dexter Fowler and a two-out single by Ben Zobrist gave the north sides a... Read more »

NLDS Game 1: Javy the Giant killer

NLDS Game 1: Javy the Giant killer
One Cueto mistake One Javy Baez long ball One helluva night On Friday night the first game of the National League Division Series was, as expected, a classic pitchers duel. Johnny Cueto didn’t allow a Cubs runner until Kris Bryant managed a double with one out in the fourth. Jon Lester pitched 8 scoreless innings,... Read more »

MLB Post Season In Haiku: Swept Away

Three series are doneDodgers, Angels and Yankees Have all swept their foes The post-season endsFor the Cards, Red Sox and TwinsAfter just three games The Rockies “wild” rideCould be done on Monday nightPhils lead 2-to-1
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Schadenfreude In Haiku: Dodgers Sweep Cards

The Cards lose three straightAnd score no more playoff runsThan the Cubs last year This joy I’m feelingWhile Cards fans are suffering?That’s schadenfreude