todays Cubs game against the Cardinals is rained out.
of course it its. it’s April 5th and the game is supposed to be played in St. Louis. a terrible place, especially in early April, in part because of the people, but also because of the weather.
on the left coast, for some reason the SF Giants and the SD Padres are playing each other beneath clear skies.
if i was running baseball, which i should be, the month of April would be games hosted solely on the West Coast, in Florida, Texas, ATL and in domes.
why wouldn’t they?
sure the east coast teams and midwest teams would be on the road for the first 30 days, but so what? why put butts in seats in foul weather cities in April? wheres the joy in that, Mudville?
instead, LA, Miami, Atlanta, Toronto, San Diego, and Seattle all started on the road this week? For why?
in the last 60 hours the Cubs and the White Sox have been rained out three times in two different cities and the Sox game is in jeopardy vs Detroit tonight. In this modern world where interleague games are the norm, why aren’t the Sox playing in the dome of Seattle and why aren’t the Cubs in LA or SD or AZ?
Because the MLB schedulemakers want that Cubs Cards rivalry to kick off the season OMG OMG
well how good is it when there are rainouts?
last year the Cubs opened in Anaheim. perfect! it’s Opening Day week. fans are excited anyway. you don’t need to hedge your bets and have rivals play right off the bat. the seats will be sold.
ESPECIALLY IF THE WEATHER IS MILD,