Miscellaneous enjoyable moments from yesterday’s ultimately disappointing game. Turns out there was a lot of fun.
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Well-deserved honors for two of the Cubs’ best players.
Almora’s recent blazing hot streak did not go unnoticed, and De La Cruz is a young arm to follow.
Hoping for the best on both players, each of whom could impact the Cubs with their bats down the stretch.
It’s good to know that the swings affect the fans much more than the players or the manager.
Yesterday wasn’t all bad, my friends.
Hopefully this is not a serious issue.
It sounds like Ramirez could be back this year to help soak up some of the middle innings.
Strop was pumped about a strikeout last night, and Phillips gave him his due. I think.
The quote that’ll probably surprise you: “Jon Lester might be our best at holding runners.”
He’s on pace to be one of the best rookies in the last 15 years.
Crazy stat about the Pirates, and the Cardinals’ easy path to 100 wins.
He went down and got it, and boy did he get it.
The 22-year-old infielder returns, and immediately starts at second.
The two pitchers hadn’t contributed much to the Cubs lately, so the roster gets a significant shake-up.
So many of the Cubs’ top prospects are going this year, including Willson Contreras, Pierce Johnson, Mark Zagunis, and Jeimer Candelario.
An update on the triangle property, a nearly completed first phase and a delay in the move of the bullpens.
I’m not too worried about Justin Grimm, though some other pitchers give me pause.
The Cubs are still in playoff position this month, even as we get anxious about losses.
The first wave of call-ups will give the Cubs bench depth and some fresh arms.