Being fans of a team from the Midwest means we are quite accustomed to rain delays. In fact, the Viva El Birdos crew once spent several hours waiting out a rain delay while drinking mudslides and dancing at a particularly memorable VEB Day. The players do not have the luxury of Kahlúa, however.
Or... maybe they do. As the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs show here, you cannot let a little rain get you down!
I have questions, the biggest of which is WHERE DID THE CUBS RELIEVERS GET THOSE MASKS?
Astros keep homer numbers up, strikeouts down | MLB.com
A member of the Cubs ground crew went on a tarp riding adventure | SBNation.com
what else is going on in baseball...
- Best post-trade performances in history. | Sports on Earth
- A World Series urgency audit among contenders. | Sports on Earth
- Ranking the MLB awards and playoff races. | Sports on Earth
- Astros keep homer numbers up, strikeouts down | MLB.com
- Jose Altuve’s Historic July and His MVP Momentum | FanGraphs Baseball
- Frank Herrmann on Pitching in Japan | FanGraphs Baseball
- Nick Markakis hits his 2,000th career hit against the Dodgers | SBNation.com
- An MLB player born in 1997 hit a homer, and we're all old now | SBNation.com
- Corey Kluber’s 11 strikeouts put him in elite, historic company | SBNation.com
- Dodgers' Kyle Farmer, Alex Wood share tattoo tribute to paralyzed former Georgia teammate | ESPN
- Washington Nationals-Chicago Cubs really is a playoff preview | Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN
what the cardinals are up to...
- The Cardinals Refuse to Be .500 | Viva El Birdos
- Ortiz: Comfy Cardinals need that Molina fire | Jesus Ortiz | stltoday.com
- Molina, Matheny run rookie Kelly through catching drills | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
- Matheny Should Go By the Facts and Not the 'Feel' When Making the Lineup | 101Sports.com
- A Request For Mike Matheny: Make Sure Yadier Molina Stays Mad | 101Sports.com
KNOW THINE ENEMY...
the cincinnati red stockings
- Pirates beat Reds 6-0 in series finale | Red Reporter
- A Cincinnati Reds community | Red Reporter
- Series preview: Cardinals at Reds | St. Louis Cardinals | stltoday.com
the nl central
viva el stuff...
The 2017 St. Louis Cardinals: Over or Underachievers? | Viva El Birdos
Stop Batting Molina 5th | Viva El Birdos
Are the Cubs THAT much better than the Cardinals? | Viva El Birdos
The Paralysis Prelude | Viva El Birdos
Paul DeJong and Plate Discipline | Viva El Birdos
- Viva El Birdos Podcast: Episode 91 | Viva El Birdos
- Ara Parseghian exemplified class in sports. | Sports on Earth
- High school girl saves football season in a fading Texas town | ESPN
- Video: Enjoy Kurt Warner's Super Bowl XXXIV Highlights Ahead of His HOF Induction | 101Sports.com
- 'NBA 2K18's' graphics are so good that '2K17' looks like trash | SBNation.com
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