The Cubs Broke Pitcher Spirits, and Announcers Too

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The Chicago Cubs didn’t follow up Jake Arrieta‘s no-hitter with another no-hitter, but Jon Lester kept the Cincinnati Reds from scoring more than the lone Zack Cozart home run.  In doing so, the Cubs really damaged J.J. Hoover‘s confidence after he already lost his closer’s job, and they also broke Reds announcer Thom Brennaman:

The picture orientation isn’t as important as Thom getting all mad.  Good work, Cubs.


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Rice Cube is the executive vice president of snark at World Series Dreaming. He loves all things Cubs, with notable exceptions (specifically, the part of Cubs fandom that pisses him off). Follow on Twitter at cubicsnarkonia

4 Replies to “The Cubs Broke Pitcher Spirits, and Announcers Too”

  1. 1) If there had been more Reds fans in their home park than Cubs fans, then they could have drowned out the “Let’s Go Cubbies” chant.
    2) I am confident no team instructs their hitters to, well, stop trying to hit, no matter the circumstances. If the Cubs had been stealing bases with a six-run lead in the ninth, that’s different.
    3) Brennaman’s an idiot.

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