Zobrist is playing at his highest level in years, and it looks legit. Rizzo gets an extra hit, Hammel for president, and much more.
Analysis and Commentary
A “no weakness” team, as it were.
Baez and third and Bryant in left seems to be the defensive order of the day, when the day calls for defense.
See how Kris Bryant slashed his strikeout rate, while making contact at a more consistent level.
Was that send in the 11th inning really that bad?
Were the Cubs “scared”? Were they wrong? Or do the Nationals simply need to adjust? Can you imagine trying that against the Cubs?
You have to use the word “incredible” so many times that it nearly loses all meaning.
Cubs pitchers are walking a tightrope between skill and luck with their league-best strand rate.
Lots of fun stuff today, and you’re hopefully celebrating a mom somewhere.
Put the ball in play, and good things can happen. Russell’s quietly improving a ton at the plate.
Bryant is improving his offensive game this year, if you can believe it.
It’s early, but some changes in Fowler’s defensive positioning are paying off so far.
Jon Lester, not Jake Arrieta, leads the way among the starters.