Upon reflection, I’m not sure Arrieta was as bad as folks thought last night.
Analysis and Commentary
The Cubs have faced the highest average fastball velocity and will face more against Noah Syndergaard tonight.
Digging in on a few of the important moments last night, and the overall performance from Jon Lester.
When you combine baseball and short series, you can twist yourself in knots trying to land on how you’re supposed to feel.
The Mets have been ridiculous at the plate since last facing the Cubs.
There have been more homers hit through 2015 LDS than there were in the entire 2014 MLB postseason.
Everything you want to know about the Cubs’ individual statistical performances this year.
Offseason planning is undoubtedly already underway, and various decisions come quickly whenever the Cubs are done playing.
Hammel can be the guy the Cubs need today. We know he has it in him. But will it show?
Jake Arrieta generally succeeded against the Cardinals this year, but they haven’t seen him since July.
The young righty labored in September, and he’s not had much success against the Cubs this year.
The Cubs will see how much Kyle Hendricks has evolved since his last start against the Cardinals in early May.