Anything happen since the last time the Reds were at Wrigley Field?
That's a silly question, of course. The Reds have kept winning since then, and the Cubs have kept losing.
Did you know how much Reds fans hate the Cubs? Check out this Red Reporter thread for some samples.
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Note: after yesterday's debacle, Jae-Kuk Ryu has been shipped back to Iowa, and David Aardsma has been recalled to pitch in relief. Yeah, I know, "and death is not an option".
In Toni Ginnetti's game notes from yesterday, she wrote that:
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I don't recall seeing this, and if you'll look at the left edge of the photo, you'll see why. That's me, intently reading the newspaper.
You may have heard about the idiot who ran onto the field in the 9th inning yesterday. After the two well-publicized incidents at the Cell in recent years, doing such things is now a felony, if you are convicted; the formal name for it is "Criminal Trespass to a Place of Public Amusement". Conviction means a minimum fine of $1000 and the possibility of up to three years in prison.
Don't do this, kids. Pretty stupid.
Finally, I do not want to let this Memorial Day go by without recognizing those -- including my uncle, my father's brother -- who gave their lives defending our freedom, and those of you reading this who are also sacrificing and serving our country. No matter your political stripe, I think we can all agree that all our servicemen and service women, deserve a big...
Discuss amongst yourselves.