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Friday, August 13, 2004

I will be in LA for the next two weeks. (And yes, I will be visiting Chavez Ravine!) Sorry for the inconvenience. Check out The Cub Reporter in the mean time...

Trust me, losing isn't lovable

I got to go to this game, or most of it. I woke up early and drove in to Chicago from my parents and got standing room only tickets again. I then went and found a parking spot that was good through 5:00 p.m. figuring the game wouldn't take more than 3:40. Well, I was wrong. Two substantial rain delays later, I had to leave before the seventh so my car didn't get towed.

The game wasn't bad, although we lost 5-4 in 11. Clement couldn't throw a strike, and Sammy couldn't hit one. Corey Patterson continues to be awesome, getting on base 5 times and swiping two bases... almost had a third, but Nomar decided to try and hit a home run on a fat fastball down the middle. He fouled it off, but later atoned by hitting a two run shot that overcame the Padres' first lead of the day.

Anyhow, the loss should probably be pinned on the Bullpen. Both Farnsworth and Ryan Dempster blew leads... and thats a recipe for a loss.

All that said, I leave for LA with the Cubs up by one in the Wild Card race. I just hope thats the case (or a lot better) when I return... now for palm trees, ocean waves, and weather over 65 degrees. (Did I mention it was about 55 at the game?)

Go Cubs!

Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Holy Cow!
Trust me, losing isn't lovable

Trust me, losing isn't lovable
Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Cubs Win! Holy Cow!
Trust me, losing isn't lovable
Posted by Byron at August 13, 2004 1:08 PM | Bookmark and Share | BallHype: hype it up!
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