Another Clue the it may be the Cubs year?

The clock on top of the venerable Wrigley Field scoreboard read 8:06 p.m. Monday when tornado sirens began to wail in the darkness. Action between the Cubs and Astros had been suspended already for nearly a half-hour.

Then, minutes after the sirens howled, the wind started blowing out. Like, really out. Like carry-a-ball-to-the-Michigan-shoreline out.

Rain literally pulled a U-turn within the stadium and blasted the stands and press box. Within 20 minutes, debris floated along a river of standing water on the warning track behind the plate.

All of it gave a new, vastly unsettling meaning to the whole “It’s Gonna Happen” mantra of Cubs fans.

And all of it turned the game between Chicago and Houston into something of a mundane opening act.

“Let me say this: I’ve never been more nervous on the field in my life,” said Houston’s Lance Berkman

 

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