Well, if you read the St. Louis paper, it's was an "emphatic sweep" where "pitching was the hallmark" and Albert Pujols "provided a lasting mark" with a "bolt" that "punched out the "I" in "BIG MAC LAND" which Tony LaRussa doesn't want them to repair so it can be a "lasting wound like the Band-Aid from McGuire's shatter-shot to center field at former Busch."
And if you read the Chicago paper, it was another story of the "offense missing in action" and "another lackluster loss 3-1 loss to St. Louis".
So the Cards have something to remember and the Cubs have something to forget, and me?
I feel like I just found out I've been walking around with my zipper down.
Luckily, I don't have to go into the office and listen to Jay Manheimer or any other Cardinal fans at work.
Unluckily, despite all the changes that the Cubs have made, they looked pretty similar to the same team that got spanked by the Dodgers in last year's playoffs by leaving their bats at home.
The Cubs have a 4 game losing streak and I'm sure some serious jet lag after getting on a plane to San Diego last night (I'll bet that was a festive flight).
And Carlos Zambrano comes off the DL to face White Sox-rejecting Jake Peavy in a game that starts at 9:05 on WGN tonight.
There are still 6 games left against the Cardinals, 3 in July (home) and 3 in September (away).
By then, lets hope something really crazy happens like the catcher, the right fielder, the second baseman and first baseman are hitting over .200.
I'm getting sick of "lackluster".
The other thing to watch tonight is that game they play with skates and sticks.
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