Two! Two wins in a row! Ten more to go…

Jeff Samardzija was cruising today until the 8th inning when he allowed a double and a triple, setting the stage for the Padres to tie up what had been a 4-2 Cubs lead (fortunately Shawn Camp came in and prevented that runner at third from scoring thanks, in part, to a diving catch by Jeff Baker at first). It was probably one inning too many for Samardzija, but it’s hard to blame Dale Sveum given that Jeff was at just 84 pitches at the time. Ultimately, it mattered not.

Alfonso Soriano homered (again) today, and also made a diving catch in the outfield. Anyone interested yet? His OPS in May is through the roof.

But, from my vantage point, the story today was Shawn Camp…




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