Originally written on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 4/7/13
Cubs_vs_astros_5c61
Here’s some bit of good or maybe not-so-good news, depending on how you think of things:   Fuji closing now. He’s a little surprised it came this quick : “Came here as a set up man”. — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) April 7, 2013   Here’s a recap of what happened last night. Kyuji Fujikawa only threw 23 pitches, so he should be okay to go should there be a save situation. Personally I think that Jeff Samardzija should just go complete game and keep the ball away from the bullpen, but life doesn’t always work like that.  So anyway, to recap: Carlos Marmol is out, Kyuji Fujikawa is in, at least until Marmol is able to recover from Marmolitis:   Funny line thru interpreter by Fuji:”Once Marmol’s condiiton gets better there is a chance he comes back.” I guess it could be a “condition” — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) April 7, 2013   So now we have an opportunity for a parody!  Disclaimer: I am Asian, I’m not Japanese, and yes, I’m probably a raging racist but grow a sense of humor. Our Closer’s Turning Japanese To the Tune of “Turning Japanese” by the Vapors We had a pitcher, thought he was cool We had a big lead, now it’s just two I sit there staring and there’s nothing else to do Fastball stays flat, strikes can’t be found The pitches teed up, now we are down It’s time to find someone else to help us shut down Got a new pitcher, got a new pitcher Got a few million to set up in the eighth He’s got some good stuff, this brand new pitcher In the backend of the bullpen we have faith Fuji crapped the bed and so did Marm our bullpen is Just doing harm now the Closer’s turning Japanese Yeah he’s just turning Japanese Cuz Marmol stinks so Turning Japanese The closer’s turning Japanese Does he stink?  No He’s turning Japanese Yeah the new closer’s Japanese I really think so Turning Japanese Got to interpret Japanese Out on the mound now More strikes, more outs, more pops, more control More wins, more save, more holds, we hope that it’s so Every Cubs fan and writer will be less deranger Everyone will need less defibrillator Our closer’s turning Japanese That’s right he’s turning Japanese I really think so… (repeat to ad nauseum)
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

WATCH: Notre Dame freshman TE Alizé Jones makes awesome one-handed grab

Brett Favre spoke to South Carolina football at practice

J.T. Barrett named Ohio State captain, not Cardale Jones

Kevin Sumlin tweets joke about Steve Sarkisian

Report: Redskins 'ready to move on' from Robert Griffin III, plan to start Kirk Cousins Week 1

Oregon starting QB added to roster two weeks ago

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson scores gorgeous goal

Arkansas freshman C.J. O’Grady arrested, charged with DWI

Michael Jordan’s ‘Space Jam’ uniform up for auction

Jameis Winston featured on a Publix banner

Rousey-Holm moved to UFC 193 Nov. 14 in Australia

Vin Scully will return to the Dodgers in 2016

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker