Jason Heyward is sitting for the second straight game, but it’s all much ado about nothing.
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How about the work Kyle Hendricks put in to save the bullpen yesterday? Also: the Reds are probably ridiculous.
Many thoughts on Almora’s production so far in the big leagues, and his future, as well.
How does he keep doing these things?
Billy Hamilton was hurt on the play, so it’s a little less joyful than it might otherwise have been.
Pedro Strop wanted to pimp the final out in left field. Also: that bullpen.
He sure loves catches involving tarps.
The Cubs get to keep their depth catcher after all. (UPDATE: He hasn’t accepted the assignment just yet.)
Jake Arrieta is struggling with some timing issues, but neither he nor his manager are concerned. So you shouldn’t be either. Right?
What a game. What a season. What fun we can have.
Soler looked good running the bases yesterday before the game. Other hamstring notes, and bone spurs, too.
Kris Bryant is raking.