Cubs 9 - Mets 5: Cubs Clinch Home Field, Black Cat Yet to Show

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Cubs 9 - Mets 5: Cubs Clinch Home Field, Black Cat Yet to Show

. Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Clearly, they're as surprised as we were

Despite only needing 1 win in the next 7 games, the Cubs were apparently planning on still playing some bitchin' baseball last night. Jason Marquis, our #5 starter, got his 11th win last night. Jason Marquis. Got his 11th win. That fact astounds me. It doesn't hurt that he hit a grand slam to put us up for good. I always love beating the Mets - they're the Fran Drescher of the National League. And nobody likes that.

Mets skipper Jerry Manuel employs the classic "give me the ball and get the fuck off the mound" tactic, first perfected in the early days of baseball

The team got the win it needed last night, so I'm not going to nit-pick the relief pitching. Not Neil Cotts's 2 hits in 1/3 of an inning, not Marmol getting yanked for Woody with two outs - nothing. It was especially hilarious to hear the white trash Mets fans start talking crap when they scored the 5th run in the 9th inning. That's when Woody came in and struck out their last hope with three straight fastballs over the plate. It looked as embarassing as an atomic wedgie, or maybe as embarassing as throwing up on the bishop during your first communion. We're not sure exactly where it falls on the Midwestern Catholic School Scale of Humiliation (TM).

Felix Pie - always a smile for when the Mets are crying

With last night's embarassing loss, the New York White Sox are only a game up on the Brewers for the NL Wild Card. They may literally blow the playoffs two years in a row. Between Cubs division titles and Mets fans getting so mad the ProActiv boils off of their faces, I'm really starting to enjoy Septembers in Chicago.