It’s still so incredible to think about how successful Happ has been in such a short time.
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I tend to think it’s better to bat him lower in the order for now, but Joe Maddon has no qualms about where Schwarber hits.
Jon Lester gave up a bunch of runs yesterday, but he really wasn’t that bad. Which is not an excuse for the Cubs.
Go Cubs and Go America.
The Cubs continue to tread water, but at least they’re not sinking.
After a mechanical adjustment in late May, Arrieta is sporting a 3.35 ERA.
The start to the 22-year-old’s career has been explosive and powerful. I could be talking about Ian Happ or Kyle Schwarber.
Anthony Rizzo hit the highest home run of the year.
This is not where any of us expected the Cubs to be at the midway point. But, no, I don’t see them seriously considering selling right now.
What is this year’s Cubs team all about anyway?
What a win that was for the Cubs yesterday. But will it actually kickstart something?
One of the most iconic moments in recent Cubs memory.
Edwards is so very good, and so much fun to watch. Unless you’re Brian Goodwin, Bryce Harper, or Ryan Zimmerman.
Your eyes don’t deceive you on this one. Not that I can tell you exactly why Bryant’s numbers have been so bad in these situations.
That’s as tense as I’ve felt since a certain game last fall. Also: the sad decline of Hector Rondon, Kyle Schwarber’s interestingly-timed commercial, and more.
If you evaluate Butler’s performance so far based solely on the stats and peripherals, it’s not a pretty picture.
Still trying to take advantage of Ian Happ at the top of the zone, pitchers? Not gonna work as well now. Sorry.
Jake Arrieta was very good last night for the first time in a couple weeks, and it may have been in part because he cut off his hair. (Seriously.)
Two Cubs youngsters blew up last night, as Ian Happ and Addison Russell accounted for half the team’s 16 hits.