… Sometimes the bear (or in this case, the Cub) eats you. I’m convinced there’s nothing in sports more exciting, or more heart-wrenching, than the walk-off home run. The entire ninth inning of Friday’s series finale in Iowa felt like the Titanic sinking. Hector Luna, who hadn’t committed an error in 17 chances at third base (leading all PCL third-sackers) boots a sure double-play ball and Valentino Pascucci, who is solid as it gets at first, hesitates on a key grounder. You just knew something weird was in the air. Of course, the walk-off homer by Jason Dubois off Tanyon Sturtze, who has been lights out so far this season, was the clincher in the 7-5 Cubs win.
The good news is, in baseball there’s game tomorrow! Time for the ‘Topes to go on a winning streak!