The Cubs banded together and punched the Brewers in their collective nuts this evening. It was a reminder that, even when the Cubs’ season is a virtual lock not to end in a pretty place, there can still be a fun game or two sprinkled throughout.

Ryan Dempster was perfect through five innings, and then merely very good for another couple innings thereafter. He finally got his first win of the season, and his first win since last August(!). Have I mentioned lately how stupid the “W/L” stat is? I have? Well, tough.


The Cubs’ offense provided plenty of support, including *another* Alfonso Soriano homer, and another – long-awaited – homer from Bryan LaHair.

And Starlin Castro had a nice game (below is just a joke) …

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