The Cubs can win this series this afternoon.
A familiar group against the southpaws emerges.
One down, three to go.
Jake Arrieta made his first start back last night, and, all things considered, it went very well.
And there’s plenty of lefties in this one tonight!
The Cubs closer has been a machine all season, but his most recent stretch is a new level of dominance.
Baseball is Fun: Flashes of Jeter.
Jake Arrieta will be on a 75-80 pitch count tonight, how far can he stretch that for the Cubs?
Ben Zobrist gets the night off tonight, as Baez takes over second base.
Will the Cubs seal the deal, or will the Brewers gain new life?
He doesn’t have much time to get right, but with October coming, let’s hope Lester does.
The A’s Matt Olson is doing terrible things to baseballs, but we’ve hardly heard of him.
Baseball is Fun: Stanton has just ten games to go, but to be “one of the greats” you have to be great. Let’s see if he can pull it off.
Can the Cubs reach their longest winning streak of the year before the big series?
Schwarber has been hitting the ball hard lately, which can cover up for some swing and miss issues.
For his career, Lester has typically handled both lefties and righties very well. Not so this year.
There’s a fair amount of movement in the lineup tonight, but in a familiar fashion.
BIF: Brett Phillips Puts Everything Into This 104.7 MPH Rocket to the Plate … But No One Was Tagging
Baseball is Fun: Textbook form right there.