With the two kiddos in tow, there isn’t much in the way of insights I can offer you about this one. The Little Girl lost her mind when Anthony Rizzo homered for the second time, so there was that.
We managed to make it through all the scoring before we had to get the kids up and moving around. Jason Hammel sure looked good, and the offense remained relentless (hey, how about Tommy La Stella’s day?). The win gave the Cubs three of four in Cincinnati, which is always excellent, whomever the opponent.
And, for his second straight start, Alfredo Simon was absolutely brutalized by the Cubs …