Jon Lester was freaking dominant.
Jason Heyward goes deep, and pushes his wRC+ above average!
BOOM. That’s the second longest homer in baseball this year.
Okay, let’s try that again.
Ben Zobrist leads off tonight for the Cubs, and he’s reached base in 20 straight games.
You’ve heard this story before, but it never gets old: the Cubs have a prospect who is raking in the upper minors. This time, it’s Caratini.
The Cubs are rotating in and out middle relievers rapidly, which makes sense when you have the bodies and the options to pull it off.
Like so many players before him, Kyle Schwarber seems to be dealing with a little bit of both right now.
Does that confirm a new top of the order?
Given the age in which we live, added security cameras around a major sports venue seems like a very good idea. Sadly.
BIF: 15 Years Ago Today, Shawn Green Tied a Major League Record with Four Homers Against the Brewers
Baseball is Fun: Now that’s what they call having yourself a day.
Nothing can change in the rotation until Anderson shows he’s (1) healthy, AND (2) can be effective.
Eddie Butler got a little nervous trying to catch the heat.
Baseball is Fun: Swinging like it’s 95 MPH, whiffing Like It’s 25 MPH. That’s what an eephus will do to you.
John Lackey did a lot of things well last night, actually. It’s just that it doesn’t matter if the other team is able to hit the ball hard in the air.