Is it blue Kool-Aid time yet? The first 21 games are in the book and the Cubs are off to a surprisingly hot start, led by a resurgent Derrek Lee, import sensation Kosuke Fukudome, and genuine ace Carlos Zambrano. Add in great performances from Aramis Ramirez, Geovany Soto, Ryan Dempster (?), Ronny Cedeno (!?), and Reed Johnson. I missed the game last night, as it wasn’t televised in our area, and skipped the radio broadcast to give my wife a baseball breather.
The never say die Cubs took the lead on a Ramirez homerun only to see the
With the win, the Cubs reach the 10,000 win mark as a franchise, a number much ballyhooed by ESPN last night, but essentially meaningless. Only the Giants currently have more wins as a franchise, both clubs reaching these milestones more due to longevity than to any actual talent. Not that it’s not kinda cool, but I’d rather be discussing a World Series win before I get a chubby about how many total wins this team has posted in its history. Just a thought.