The Cubs didn’t lose that much ground to the Giants over the course of their West Coast swing.
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Last night’s game was the big moment of the weekend, but there were several other things you need to know.
The strikeout, the celebration, and the joy.
A rope to left on a pitch Alex Wood probably wishes he had back.
A crazy play up the middle for Baez, who brings a glove, not just a bat.
His start last night was not as bad as the final result, which seems to often be the case with Lester this year.
What will Baez’s role look like? Will he have a chance to contribute significantly?
The Cubs get no quarter from their competitors when they go on a losing streak.
The Cubs didn’t do much against Kershaw last night, but Rizzo absolutely crushed one.
Porter has been a rising star with the Red Sox, and sounds like a fantastic addition.
There’s probably some value in how the Cubs have been held down by the best of the best this week.
It was against the Giants. Thanks, Cardinals. Also: Pirates win. Yesterday was awesome!
That suggests Castro’s contract, in the view of all other teams, has negative value.
The Cubs’ GM gets into what’s coming down the stretch, and how exciting these times are.
It’s hard to know what you’re going to get with Rodney, and it’s also hard to know whether it should engender strong opinions.
Actual standings and what-could-have-been standings.
Rodney takes Zac Rosscup’s spot in the bullpen, and Brian Schlitter’s spot on the 40-man roster.
He’s looked good there so far, and he made another wickedly smooth play last night.
Today’s lineup looks crazy, but it all makes sense.
Soriano threw a scoreless inning last night.