By no means in my life have I ever associated to a pro-baseball staff greater than the Chicago Cubs this season. Over the weekend, main as much as the collection finale of certainly one of TV’s best exhibits (don’t @ me) Succession, the Cubs have been swept by the beforehand last-place Cincinnati Reds. The sweep in the end despatched the Cubs to the cellar of the NL Central. However then Succession aired, and the Cubs trotted out on Memorial Day in opposition to one of the best staff within the majors, the Tampa Bay Rays, and shut them out.
Was it the best win within the historical past of standard season baseball? Persons are asking.
The Rays got here in contemporary off a weekend collection win over the NL’s greatest staff, Los Angeles Dodgers, and having simply hit their one centesimal and a hundred and first dwelling run of the season. The subsequent greatest staff in baseball has 90. And the Cubs proceeded to clean the hell out of them like **MAJOR SPOILER** Shiv did to “THE ELDEST BOY” Kendall.
Now certain, the Cubs solely received 1-0, nevertheless it was as dominant of a 1-0 sport you’d ever see. Some are saying the best 1-0 sport within the historical past of baseball. Belief me, I used to be there. Had been you? Didn’t assume so. So you need to take my phrase for it.
Now these current developments make me surprise: have been the Cubs distracted by the ultimate season of Succession? Personally, I and plenty of different folks have been. So it’s simple to imagine the Cubs have been as nicely. Frankly, I used to be extraordinarily productive on Monday as nicely. Having walked over 22,000 steps (to not brag) and doing a load of laundry. Effectively, no less than placing it within the wash. I nonetheless want to maneuver it to the dryer. However it’s all been since Succession ended. Coincidence? There are not any coincidences.
Now you’re in all probability pondering: “It’s one sport. So what?” First off, you’ll be able to’t put collectively a profitable streak with out wining the primary one. And that’s precisely what the Cubs did. Towards MLB’s greatest staff. Look, Succession is over, which implies we’re in search of the subsequent nice present on TV. Will it’s the Cubs? Persons are asking.