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Short Series Preview: Cardinals v. Cubs, May 7 – May 8, 2013

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St_Louis_CardinalsHistorically, when the Cubs have had a two-game series, I do a (theoretically humorously) abbreviated version of the Series Preview. On one level, it pains me to give the first Cubs/Cardinals series of the year short shrift. And it’s not like I’m a slave to tradition. But this is a tradition that I’ve always kind of liked, so I’m sticking with it. Judge away …


We’re Going Streaking

The Cubs have a winning streak of one.

The Cardinals streak like Will Ferrell in ‘Old School.’

Game Times and Broadcasts

  • Tuesday, May 7 at 7:05 CT on WGN.
  • Wednesday, May 8 at 1:20 CT on CSN.


The Cardinals’ lineup is probably better than the Cubs’, but it will be much uglier.


Travis Wood. Anthony Rizzo. Luis Valbuena. Lance Lynn. The back of my toaster oven.


Welington Castillo. Darwin Barney. My super sexy sunburned forehead.

Series She-View

It’s not really happening in a Short Series Preview (though you are welcomed to start one up over at the Message Board), so, instead, here’s that funny morans picture:

get a brain morans


Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.