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Not-So-Clean Sweep!

Wow, this was a heckuva series against the Reds.  The Cards had to rise to the occasion, and boy, did they – with hitting, pitching, and fire in the bellies.

Something about Tuesday’s brawl reminded me of this scene from The Last Detail (warning: bad language). It’s all about flaring tempers and strong words, nobody really gets hurt, but Jack gets a total feeling of exhilaration from the altercation. 

That type of adrenalin rush seems to be what happened to the Cards. After being the center of the fight with Brandon Phillips, Yadi hit a home run, and the Cards just rolled from there, right back into first place.

There’s not much to say about Phillips’ inane comments about his hatred of the Cards. It certainly wasn’t professional or very sportsmanlike. But if that’s what it took to get the Cards riled up enough to finally play with some fire, then I’m glad he mouthed off.

Now bring on the team Phillips prefers to the Cardinals – the Cubbies!

Game Haiku – 05/30/10 – Cardinals 9, Cubs 1

Cubs fans scramble on 

Waveland, scooping up Pujols’ 
homers. He hits three!

Game Haiku – 05/29/10 – Cubs 5, Cardinals 0

Carlos Silva strikes

out eleven including 
Rasmus three times. Damn.

Game Haiku – 05/28/10 – Cardinals 7, Cubs 1

Lack of sleep after 

red-eye flight doesn’t hurt Cards. 
They pound Wells early.

Game Haiku – 05/21/09 – Cards 3, Cubs 1

Wainwright stymies Cubs.
Cards sweep! Pitchers allow just
2 runs in 3 games.

Game Haiku – 05/20/09 – Cardinals 2, Cubs 1

Welcome back, Carp! You
were sorely missed while you were
feeling sore. Great stuff!

Game Haiku – 05/19/09 – Cardinals 3, Cubs 0

Pineiro quiets
baby bear bats, tosses a
complete game shutout!

Game Haiku – 04/26/09 – Cubs 10, Cardinals 3

Baby bears pounce on
Wellemeyer, like people
food at a campsite.

Game Haiku – 04/24/09 – Cardinals 4, Cubs 3

How many ways does
Albert help us win? Tonight,
by stealing a base.  

Game Haiku – 04/18/08 – Cubs 7, Cardinals 5

Ugh, the Cubbies are
killin’ us! Extra-innings
battle.Cards fall short.

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