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Cubs Lose! Cubs Lose!

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On October 6, 2007
I have mixed feelings regarding the ignominious participation of the Cubs in this year’s playoffs. I’m happy to see them lose, and glad that the defeat came in the form of a pathetic sweep, rather than through one of the tight “heartbreakers” that Cubs fans invariably fetishize. On the other hand, I was kind of […]

Good Grief

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On October 4, 2007

Someone apparently forgot to tell Charlie Manuel what any Twins or Reds fan already knows, which is that Kyle Lohse is not, in fact, a good pitcher. Best to get these things straight before you allow

If I had have enough reason to hope that the Cubs lose, it’s the fact that many Cubs fans seem to still hold a grudge against against Steve Bartman, whose role in the defeat of the Cubs was trivial at best. First of all, it’s far from clear that Alou catches the ball in the […]

Rockies

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On October 1, 2007

Wow. Condolences to TBogg — and congratulations to Jeebus. I was pulling for the Padres, but that was an amazing game. With the Phils and now Colorado having closed out the regular season with i

To thearistokatz, manager of the Lonesome Tadahitos, and winner of the 2007 LGM Baseball Challenge. As soon as I’m favored with an e-mail address, thearistokatz will receive a much-coveted LGM Certificate of Championship-ness. Final Standings: 1 Lonesome Tadahitos, thearistokatz 8411 2 12-6 Shooters, FoxBarnes 8100 3 Albuquerque Turquoise, eloomis121 7522 4 Shangri-La Coelacanths, jackdawbl2 7249 […]
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