Monthly Archives: September 2008

Podcast Episode 9

This week’s podcast, the last of the regular season (the Cubs best since 1945) looks forward to a possible final battle in the Haiku War and find satisfaction in the sadness of Mets fans after a come-from-behind victory by the Cubs earlier this week.

The opening and closing music is from “Inside Joke” by Little Thom.   This episode also features music from “This Is War” by Steven P. Richards and “Sad and Blue” by Melvern Taylor.  All of this week’s music was  provided by the Podsafe Music Network.


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Game 161 – Cubs 1 Brewers 3

Sabathia’s tough

Cubs get just one unearned run

Brew Crew wins wild card

If the Brewers win

First round against the Phillies

Then we’ll meet again


Could be the final battle

In the Haiku War


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Game 160 – Cubs 7 Brewers 3

“B Team” wins again

Wild card race down to the wire

Frustrated Brew Crew


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Game 159 – Cubs 1 Brewers 5

Missed most of this one

To watch McCain and Barack

Perhaps a good choice

Game didn’t matter

Still depressing to lose it

Crew takes wild card lead

Cubs need momentum

Getting ready for playoffs

Let’s win last two games


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Game 158 – Cubs 6 Mets 7

How about Micah?

Five-for-five with two home runs

My daughter’s new fave


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Game 157 – Cubs 9 Mets 6

This game doesn’t count?

The Cubs aren’t playing that way

Mets fans look so sad

Howry gets the win

Lee and A-Ram deliver

Wood’s thirty-fourth save!



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Game 156 – Cubs 2 Mets 6

Marshall pitches well

Will be on playoff roster

Gaudin?  Not so sure.



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