Five ridiculous things that happened when the Cubs played the Cardinals in 2017

What will 2018 bring?

The Cubs and Cardinals were supposed to kick off of the 2018 version of the greatest rivalry in baseball on Monday night, but that has been postponed due to snow (Yes, snow. Not rain. Snow. Yes, it’s April. No, I’m not amused). I’m already going through Cubs baseball withdrawal, so as we wait for that rivalry to kick off on Tuesday (weather permitting) I thought it would be fun to take a look back at some of the more ridiculous moments between the Cubs and Cardinals in 2017.

So here they are, in no particular order. My five favorite ridiculous moments between the Cubs and the Cardinals in 2017.

1) Stephen Piscotty‘s eventful trip around the bases

This was really unlucky. I’ve never seen a player hit even twice as they went around the basepaths, let alone three times. Everything about this was weird [VIDEO].

First of all, it appears like the universe is escalating against Piscotty. If you watch this sequence closely, the first hit is sort of questionable. The second hit is harder and on the elbow. But when he stays in, you’re pretty sure everything is going to …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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