A number of Cubs’ bats are in the midst of a deep slump, which has coincided with the team’s six-game losing streak. I suppose that’s how these things happen. Today’s is the first game the Cubs have been shutout this year.
Jake Peavy did to the Cubs what he’s done to a number of teams this year, and Paul Maholm gave up some bombs. That was your ballgame, in a nutshell.