It’s hard to see in the video where an ejection was warranted.
Analysis and Commentary
That historically ridiculous +93 run differential is really getting to folks.
It’s not just the results – it’s how he’s gotten there.
Implications for Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler, among many other things.
The guy is making it very hard to actually do analytical work.
Cubs starters are out to do something that has been rarely done in the last 30 years.
Adam Wainwright’s return was supposed to stabilize the Cardinals rotation, but hasn’t found his groove yet.
The Cubs aren’t stressin’ yesterday’s loss, but a big series looms. Also: Bryant’s ankle, Lackey’s day, more.
After yesterday’s sterling outing, Lester’s ERA for April stands at just 1.83.
Heyward’s start has been a matter of perspective. Also, among many other things, Matt Szczur is really taking to his role.
Why didn’t Contreras get the call this week? And why didn’t Arrieta get a chance to keep his streak going? And why do I agree with both moves?
If a Cubs catcher had to miss just a little bit of time here in the early going, who would get the call up to replace him? Maybe not who you’d think.
I could argue that Ross is deserving of some honors. Also, more on how Arrieta’s crossfire works.