Cards @ Cubs Game Three Preview.

After yesterdays Cardinal smackdown of the Cubs and Big Z’s worst performance ever against the redbirds to go along with a ugly display on the mound by a few other Cubbie pitchers and why not sprinkle in a few of my own disasters yesterday.

Following a little bit of Mikeys format yesterday:

1.I was pissed from the very start of the game.

2.A good friend of mine did not make it to the game because of my screw-up!

3.And like Mikey yesterday i was a victim,not of nagging but of many other things that just made it a all around shitty day and night from start to end,but this is a blog about today’s preview so i don’t wanna cluster it with nonsense.

Moving right along as i sit here in front of my computer writing this still peeved about the things that turned my day into shit yesterday,well lets get to the game preview.

Ryan Dempster

  • #46 RHP
  • (12-5) 2.93 ERA 133 SO

Cubs: Dempster should be well-rested for this start. He matched his shortest outing of the season, five innings, in Monday’s loss to Houston, but it was Mother Nature’s fault. The Cubs-Astros game on Monday was halted by a thunderstorm at the start of the sixth for two hours and 45 minutes. They played two more innings before it was called for good. Dempster gave up two runs against the Astros to fall to 10-2 at home in 2008. He has yet to face the Cardinals this season, but he is very familiar with winning at Wrigley Field.

Ryan Dempster vs. Batters, for 2008, Min. 0 PA’s, Sorted by PA DESC, Then by Name, vs. players for STL

PI Click on the player name for a list of plate appearances between these players.
                    **PA**  AB  H  2B 3B HR RBI  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP G_miss YR_miss
+-----------------+-------+---+---+--+--+--+---+---+---+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+---+---+---+---+------+-------+
 Felipe Lopez          3     3   0  0  0  0   0   0   1  .000  .000  .000  .000   0   0   0   0   0
+-----------------+-------+---+---+--+--+--+---+---+---+-----+-----+-----+-----+---+---+---+---+---+------+-------+

Has not faced: Rick Ankiel, Troy Glaus, Cesar Izturis, Adam Kennedy, Jason LaRue, Ryan Ludwick, Joe Mather, Aaron Miles, Yadier Molina, Albert Pujols, and Skip Schumaker & Has not faced pitchers: Chris Carpenter, Ryan Franklin, Jaime Garcia, Jason Isringhausen, Kyle Lohse, Braden Looper, Kyle McClellan, Chris Perez, Joel Pineiro, Russ Springer, Brad Thompson, Ron Villone, and Todd Wellemeyer

Well as you can see above that tells us nothing.

I could try to dig into last year but it would come up with a total different scenario with Dempster being a closer last year and a starter this year thus making all of us reading this a little more ill informed.

Chris Carpenter

  • #29 RHP
  • (0-0) 1.00 ERA 4 SO

Cardinals: This will be Carpenter’s third start since returning from the disabled list, where he had spent the entire season. He has allowed one run on eight hits in nine innings so far. He went deeper into the game — completing five innings — in his last start than he did the start prior, in which he lasted four innings.

well this time i won’t even bother to put up the stats for Carpenter since the off-injured pitcher has never faced the cubs this year or last year.

I know very little information to go off of so lets hope the Cubs return to form and bring the bats today or Jim Edmonds kicks a little more ass,Even more maybe Dempster can continue to dominate at Wrigley this year…..Yes a lot of “if’s” or “maybe’s”.

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11 Responses to Cards @ Cubs Game Three Preview.

  1. mikeychx says:

    yeah, God forbid we drop the series to the Cards….

    TROLL CALL!

  2. bozecubbies says:

    short but to the point,my head is still wrapped around yesterday.

  3. mikeychx says:

    ill definetly be here during the game tonight…any word from the dudes?

  4. maninthebox says:

    Sorry I couldn’t get back on here to give my seat locations. I was at both games. We were there over an hour and a half early for both games. I should have posted the seat numbers. Apologies. Rest assured, I have stories.

  5. boze says:

    yeah mikey.cube is fine,my bubddy never got the chance to meet up with him,15 fucking minutes after he pulled out of the drive way i GUESS he got arrested for driving with no insurance,at least thats what he told me when i went down there this morning to bail his fucking ass out,i swear to everything i belive in im KICKING JOHNS FUCKING ASS for screwing everything up yesterday,and thento let me worryy al night,i mean c’mon let a guy know whats up,dont wait 24 hours to do it,only good news is i got my cell phone back……….

  6. mikeychx says:

    sweet….man in the box with pics???

    boze…dont swaeat it too bad everyones okay, and we won another series!

    besides…gymanstics are on right now

  7. mikeychx says:

    SERIES WIN

    thats all we need to keep doing is winning the series

  8. maninthebox044 says:

    Pics might be up tonight.

  9. TheWiscomCube says:

    Don’t worry about it, Bo! Shit happens when you party naked!

  10. boze says:

    yeah im over it already…………what can ya do…………mikey can u guys handle things for a day or two, i got the damn flu or somin,cold,i dunno wtf it is,all i know is i feel like shit,i dunno im ight be ok come tomorow……….i got pics tooo from the game,once i get my act together i get em too ya.

  11. mikeychx says:

    yeah..its an off day…so I was going to do an off topic post, but honestly, I am waiting to hear stories…I am sitting in front of computer indian style like a kid in front of a teacher

    Out of the Box should be good….if not…Ill get the game previews….but Cube will / should be posting here soon too….so we got that going for us too

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