It’s Not a Good Idea…But I’m Keeping the Faith in the 2009 Cubs

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Matt Trueblood in MLB
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I'm not unrealistic. I'm not delusional. I know the Cubs aren't going to win anything, other than (if they're lucky) some 15 more meaningless regular-season games, this year. But I have decided to keep hoping against hope anyway. I had a moment Saturday, sometime between when Geovany Soto's second double bounced into the gap in left-center and when Aramis Ramirez was thrown out trying to score on the play, when I flashed back to June 29, 2007.

The Cubs fell behind 5-0 to the Brewers in the top of the first that day; Rich Hill got roughed up. It looked like early curtains on the Cubs' season, as a loss would have dropped them eight and a half games back of Milwaukee and given the Crew all kinds of momentum for the remainder of the series. But the Cubs chipped away at the lead, c ...

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It’s Not a Good Idea…But I’m Keeping the Faith in the 2009 Cubs

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Matt Trueblood in MLB
Comments Off
I'm not unrealistic. I'm not delusional. I know the Cubs aren't going to win anything, other than (if they're lucky) some 15 more meaningless regular-season games, this year. But I have decided to keep hoping against hope anyway. I had a moment Saturday, sometime between when Geovany Soto's second double bounced into the gap in left-center and when Aramis Ramirez was thrown out trying to score on the play, when I flashed back to June 29, 2007.

The Cubs fell behind 5-0 to the Brewers in the top of the first that day; Rich Hill got roughed up. It looked like early curtains on the Cubs' season, as a loss would have dropped them eight and a half games back of Milwaukee and given the Crew all kinds of momentum for the remainder of the series. But the Cubs chipped away at the lead, c ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - MLB
Article written by Matt Trueblood

Comments are closed.