TOP OF THE SEVENTH: INDIANS 7 (4) – 1 CUBS
With no outs: Coco Crisp doubles to center. Rajai Davis hit by a pitch. Jason Kipnis sends a three-run homer soaring into the bleachers in right. The score’s 7-1.
Things. Go. Quiet. Your head falls into your lap. You close your eyes.
IN A DREAM—YOU ENTER WHAMMY BURGER, APPROACH THE COUNTER.
Sheila: Hi, can I help you?
YOU: Yes, I’d like a two-run single and a rally starter.
Sheila: I’m sorry, we’ve stopped serving Cubs but we are on the Indians menu now.
YOU: But I want offense.
Sheila: You can’t have it, we’re not serving it.
YOU: So you said. Is that the manager?
Sheila: (sighs) Yeah.
YOU: Could I speak to him please? Continue reading “Game 98 // Seventh Inning, Chicago // Falling Down”