When It Rains It Pours

Can we schedule a rain delay more often?

After a long rain delay, the Cubs offense caught on fire. Finally. And even got a few (lots) of hits with men in scoring position. 7-for-13 with RISP? Can I get a Hallelujah?

Enough runs to survive another rocky bullpen outing. Production from the entire lineup. Garza survived the rain to pitch very well. Castro returned from his mini-vacation. Pena remembered that not all at-bats must end in a HR, K or BB. It’s fine to hit a single or double every once in a while. Especially with men on base. Quade didn’t try to get just one more inning out of a starter, and allowed the relief pitcher to start a fresh inning.

Hallelujah. A Good Day At Wrigley.

Oh, and I promised not to talk about the future plans of He Who Shall Not Be Named until the season is over. You’re welcome.

If the Cubs bats don’t look hot again today, I’ll be the guy standing on the roof at Wrigley, dumping buckets of water on the home plate umpire.

The sun’ll come out tomorrow. Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow there’ll be sun!
But can we have rain again today?

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3 comments

  1. Keleigh

    I kept seeing the lit up score of the Cubs game on the scoreboard @ the Angels’ stadium last night. Sorry that things didn’t go as well today.

    We’re both back in action tomorrow, so maybe that’s what we need right now to keep the momentum going. And, well, tomorrow is Friday the 13th, so I will start preparing for the locusts immenently.
    -Keleigh (Watching the Dandelions Grow)
    ps: I appreciated your “Annie” reference. šŸ™‚

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