After last night’s homer, Davis’s ERA is ALL THE WAY UP to 0.98. Also, did he really get a gift on that final strike call?
Category: Analysis and Commentary
Over the past 20 games, Baez is hitting .318/.338/.636, isn’t striking out, and is flashing his potential.
That’s not necessarily what I would have expected, but it’s got me feeling good today.
Jon Lester did many things last night that the Cubs haven’t done all year, and now has his season numbers right back up there among the best.
Is there really something to having trouble following up a World Series win? Are we seeing it unfold, or just a random blip?
Ben Zobrist leads off tonight for the Cubs, and he’s reached base in 20 straight games.
Like so many players before him, Kyle Schwarber seems to be dealing with a little bit of both right now.
John Lackey did a lot of things well last night, actually. It’s just that it doesn’t matter if the other team is able to hit the ball hard in the air.
Jake Arrieta hasn’t been able to induce many groundballs this season, until yesterday.
Bryant’s combination of outputs yesterday was a first in MLB history. Also, it was just a really, really good game.
How about Jon Jay, eh? Signed to be an excellent complementary piece … Jay has been an excellent complementary piece.
Has Arrieta gotten just a little too cross-fire?
Eddie Butler couldn’t get a feel yesterday, and it resulted in an outing as ugly as the conditions.
Will Happ stay? Will he start every day? What happens to the other infielder-outfielders? Also, the way Lester gets past the yips, and much more.
On a tough night to pitch, Kyle Hendricks did what we know he can do. Also: Butler’s style with the Cubs, Schwarber’s apology, Bryant’s bat, and more.
Great play by Russell and Rizzo, but was the overturn actually the correct call?
Contreras has been behind the plate for a league-leading 19 wild pitches. How much that tells us or how much is his fault, well, that’s debatable.
The Cubs hit another four solo homers last night, about which you’ll never hear me complain. But some crooked dingers would be nice, too.
It was a bad night to pitch, and Lackey did reasonably well, as he has all year. Updates on Bryant and other Cubs’ health.