Cubs 12, Astros 0: Theater of the Weird

July 30, 2009 by  

Filed:July 29th, 2009

Houston Astros

Another rough day at Wrigley for the Houston Astros (Cubbie Nation/file)

Ever seen Platoon? Great stuff. There's a scene, after a firefight in the brush, in which Tom Berenger's character muzzles a screaming G.I. shot in the conflict while urging him to "Take the pain. Take the pain".

Poor Cecil Cooper must have been having a Platoon moment Wednesday as starter Mike Hampton was coming completely undone in the first, and given his bullpen issues, had no choice but to leave Hampton i...

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