Cubs got swept. Again. Back to back sweeps is a tough business. It’s tougher when that last two games were lost walk-off style courtesy of Albert Pujols. We’re skidding to a new low and it doesn’t show any sign of slowing any time on this road trip (next up: Joey Votto. Oh, and the rest of the Reds).
So, what’s a couple of poor, battered Cubs fans suffering along with a poor, battered Cubs team to do?
Get our kicks where we can get ’em.
-Pena and Montanez breaking up Jaime Garcia’s perfect game. This is one thing that comforts us. Somehow, the Cubs always find a way to get a hit.
-Speaking of Pena, him hitting a 2-run bomb, particularly to tie a game, is always a nice pick-me-up.
-Bob Brenly crediting Darwin Barney’s sock choice for a single. Fashion really is influential.
-Quade telling Ken Rosenthal that he might need him to pitch in extras. It’s a shame he didn’t mention something about the bowtie he was rocking.
-Seeing the children play. At the end, Kosuke Fukudome was the only player on the field older than 30. The future has arrived.
-Bob Brenly saying that Big Z likes to play the villian against other team’s aces in their own ballpark. He played it pretty well today. It’s just a shame no one else tied anyone’s grandmother to the railroad tracks.