Article Archive for September 2009
The Chicago Cubs look to close out the 2009 season on a high note as they have six remaining games on the schedule. I would expect to see a lot of young players playing the final six games while Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez shut it down for the season due to nagging injuries.
Ah, the up and downs of the baseball season. Another year where the Cubs have teased their fans with an up and down season to only see them falter towards the end. Know I ask Cubs fans if you would rather have a season like this, or get swept in the playoffs when your hopes were high for a World Series champion?
Carlos Zambrano pitched six innings of two run ball and the Cubs beat the Pirates 8-5 on Wednesday to finish off the three game sweep in Pittsburgh. Big Z didn’t want to come out of the game when Piniella came out to get him in the seventh but it was the right move as the Cubs went onto win the game. Is it a little too late however?
The Giants and Brewers were tied 1-1 in the bottom of the 9th. Prince Fielder was at the dish, and then this scene ensued: http://mlb.mlb.com/media/video.jsp?content_id=6511913
As if the Brewers jersey untucking after wins wasn’t enough of a joke. Listen, I am all for a little bit of cockiness in baseball. However…