Baseball’s cruelty may not be better demonstrated than in the LDS.
Category: Analysis and Commentary
To me, there should be a huge caveat tied to saying the Cubs are not very homegrown.
You want Kyle Schwarber’s bat in the lineup? Well it comes at a cost.
The Nationals pen went from worst to first, thanks to a few key deadline additions.
At 92-70, the Cubs were very good, as far as post-World-Series-winning teams are concerned.
I love the way Almora has been trending, and I love that he’s healthy.
This wasn’t the year most of us expected for Ian Happ, and I mean that in a very good way.
It’s still a special plateau, regardless of preseason expectations.
With four presumed members of the playoff rotation, and each one with a credible argument to start at the front … how will the Cubs decide?
I won’t say we didn’t think this moment would come, but it certainly took an uneven road to get here. SO ENJOY IT!
Jake Arrieta’s outing last night was uniquely bad. Jason Heyward’s been pretty darn good for a month now.
Do you know how much money Cabrera is still owed? Do you know how bad he’s been this year?
A bit more velocity, better command, and more fastballs up and in to righties did the trick.
Kris Bryant is probably an underdog at this point, but his name should DEFINITELY be among the finalists.
The Cubs can clinch the NL Central today, and that’s a very good thing. It’s still worth celebrating.
Thanks in part to an improved change-up, Jose Quintana has been deadly in the second half.
Is Lester no longer willing or able to challenge righties up and in?
Zobrist struck the ball well twice yesterday, but will his numbers against lefties rebound enough to make him an everyday starter?
Jon Jay fouled off the first pitch he saw in the 5th inning last night. 14 pitches later, he had a single.