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Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Red Sox 4 – April 29, 2017

Enhanced Box Scores

It was only two losses coming into this one, and yet it still feels like a monkey off the back to see the Cubs get the win.

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Some things were still not great about this one, if you’re inclined to be negative: the Cubs went just 2 for 9 with runners in scoring position, and left seven on base. The Cubs once again found themselves in an early, multi-run hole.

But, on the brighter side, John Lackey limited the damage through six innings, the bullpen was nails, and the Cubs did a good job on the slugging side of things (which can make up for lack of RISP success).

Most importantly, it was a solid win for the Cubs against a good team (one that hasn’t lost a day game at home in a very long time, I might add). And check it out:


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Full box score.


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Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor of Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.

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