The morning after the night before

3 October, 2013
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Chief Boo Hoo

Chief Boo Hoo

And we all said, “Wait until next year.”

The more I think about last night’s crushing defeat, the more I think it was probably for the best. While I wish the Indians could have gone deeper into the playoffs, they truthfully don’t possess the “full package” required to get bigger jobs done. Translation: we need clutch bats, and right now, we don’t have them. We could have won, oh, two-three against the Red Sox, but I doubt it would have gone much further. And until and unless we can beat Detroit…

Still, it was a thrilling September for Cleveland baseball fans. For the first time since 1997 (when the Tribe lost the Series to another Florida team), I can honestly say that “waiting until next year” isn’t so terrible.

Waiting for the weekend, however, is pretty much unbearable right now. Bring it!

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3 October, 2013 5:32 am

So sorry about the Tribe, sweetie. Even I was getting into the excitement! They definitely need a little “tweaking”. If they can get the kinks worked out, next year looks pretty promising! We’ll hang our caps up for the Indians for now, but let’s keep our helmets on for the Browns! Come on weekend – my sistah needs some down time!!! ReplyRat Fink Reply:October 3rd, 2013 at 5:47 amAgreed on all fronts, Mave — helmets on for tonight! *crossing everything* We need to have a lunch date; I haven’t seen you for 900 years!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ReplyMavis Reply:October 3rd, 2013 at 10:41… Read more »

4 October, 2013 9:37 am

Scintillating analysis of the Tribes woe there Ms Fink, quite well stated! (You are right up there with Peter King as my favorite, will not miss morning read!) For the Brewers, of our home State, they consider it a winning season if they finish ahead of the Cubs….Go Brew Crew! Home Sweet Home … Though I am not sure what day it is nor the time. ReplyRat Fink Reply:October 5th, 2013 at 7:36 amTo be mentioned in the same sentence as Peter King — yee haw! I need to brush up on my NFL analysis skills… So get your Scotland/Ireland… Read more »

5 October, 2013 8:14 am

Working on it right now…body clock is seriously mesed up…wide awake at 3:00 am this morning…hot tub and a cup o’ joe…I am ready to go. I did put a small album up of the Edinburgh Castle already, sometime last week…