I have a couple Cubs/Astros bleacher tickets to next Wednesday’s game (August 15 at 1:20 CT), but, unfortunately, I won’t be able to use them. Rather than sell them, I’d like to give them to one of you. Who wouldn’t want to see a battle to the bottom?

Instead, here’s how I’m going to do it. See that there forlorn picture of Dale Sveum? It’s begging for a caption.

So, to win the tickets, this is all you have to do: head over to the BN Facebook page, “like” it, and drop a comment on this picture on the wall offering your caption. The comment with the most thumbs ups by Friday, August 10 at 2pm CT wins the tickets. It’s kind of like a democratic way of settling which caption is the best. (Or, which commenter has the most friends they can cajole into a thumbs up).

I’ll leave the tickets for you at will call, but make sure you respond to my Facebook message promptly if you’re the winner.

Because of the mechanics of this contest, you’ve got to be on Facebook to enter and win (my apologies). You can still offer your caption in the comments for fun and posterity, but you won’t be entered to win.

  • martin

    Let me get this straight, you’re taking my major league players and you’re replacements are triple A players for the rest of the year. Great we are gonna get raped.

  • Dougy D

    Really? You are bringing up Rock Shoulders because he won some stupid name contest?

  • HackAttack

    53 more games of this shit. I can’t make it 53 more games with this shit.

  • Kansas Cubs Fan

    * Whiny Kid Voice*

    Damn it, that vendor just sold the last cotton candy.

  • Leroy

    I can’t believe people pay money to see us play….

    • BetterNews

      I think people come for the beer and to see Sveum scratch his head. And the 4 dollar hot dog.

  • BetterNews

    “Damn the wax job on my ride looks like shit!”

  • BetterNews

    “Who keeps F–king with me?”

  • BetterNews

    “Gosh! My electric bill jumped from $2000.00 a month to $2500.00 a month!”

  • Nomar’s Left Glove

    “I wonder if I can slip them my resume when we exchange lineup cards.”

  • jacob

    They have ice cream….. I love ice cream

  • BetterNews

    “holy crap! I’m toast.”

  • BetterNews

    “MichiganGoat caused all this!”

  • OlderStyle

    “what would Ryno do…”

  • ssckelley

    I hope no one notices I just sharted

  • Chef Brian

    Is that Koyie F-ing Hill in my dugout?

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