Keep on rolling.
Today’s game was close for a little while, but, as Jon Lester was holding the Brewers down through six (outside of blip with some baserunners that we’ll discuss another time), the Cubs’ bats started blowing up in the middle innings. It was a good day to hit, and the Cubs took advantage, notching five(!) homers: Anthony Rizzo, Dexter Fowler, Chris Denorfia, and Kyle Schwarber … twice.
Fowler and Schwarber were particularly ridiculous on the day.
The game, the win, the sweep, the last two weeks … I must capture them in a picture, and I thank Bob on Twitter for passing along this glorious image: