What a comeback win for the Cubs!
Articles by: Brett Taylor
It was absolutely crushed, and temporarily lifted our spirits.
Umps could soon wear microphones to explain the decisions, not unlike in the NFL.
A very significant suspension for the Pirates, who will lose their center fielder.
One at bat is never enough to fully understand or evaluate a player, but last night’s did offer an example of some things worth discussing.
The last time the Cubs were under .500 this “deep” into the season was 2014. Some other “fun” facts …
Maybe it’s just me, but I think Ross is starting to look like a decent dancer.
That’s four in a row for the Cubs, and not in the direction you’d like.
I don’t know how this ball stayed fair. Schwarber’s that good! (UPDATE: Rizzo bunted, too. Ha.)
The Cubs’ bullpen increases by one.
Good early signs from Addison Russell’s bat.
I actually think the defensive play looked better than the homer. Or maybe I’m just numb to the Ian Happ homer barrage!
The Cubs and the fans did it well last week.
How Bad Has the Cubs’ Bullpen Been, Really? Also Butler Results, Fowler Struggles, and Other Bullets
Overall, the Cubs’ bullpen has been middle-of-the-pack, and really it’s only a couple guys who’ve struggled. And even those have been just a handful!
For me, I focus mostly on the sum of those two numbers. Namely, that’s been only 12 Cubs games so far.