Comments Off on Goodbye, Goodbye, Goodbye: Cubs End 2009 with 5-2 Loss to Diamondbacks
Filed: Oct. 4, 2009 (Click here for the photo gallery of this weekend's games.) It's over. The Cubs ended the 2009 season in a game that pretty much sums up the year: They got some good pitching, someone homered, and in the end, they couldn't come through in the clutch, this time losing 5-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cubs finish the season 83-78. Yes, I said good pitching. I mean, Ryan Dempster was not terrible, even with allowing five runs in five innings. He struck out 10, was generally in the zone, and really his only mistake was with Chris Youngùnever miss high with this kidùwho jacked a three-run, first pitch homer in the fourth to drive in three. Take that back, and we're having a much different conversation about the day. And the bullpen? Flawless. The combinatio ...

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