Single, triple, homer. It capped off what’s been a great four-day stretch for Bryant.
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One of the best pitchers in baseball showed it off again last night.
It’s easy to focus on big moments at the plate, but Castro stepped up in a big moment at short.
Although he wasn’t pleased with his performance last night, Lester wasn’t too bad – and hasn’t been for a while.
Last night’s game was, in some ways, decided early by these two huge shots.
The 31-year-old has dealt with myriad arm troubles the last few years.
The second, smaller video board could make its debut on Monday – the same day that the left and center field bleachers open.
To me, the problem is not with the philosophy – it’s with the effectiveness and construction of the bullpen.
There was a fair bit of disappointment this weekend. So, you know, catch up on that!
The Cubs are facing a double-whammy of troubles in the bullpen and at the back of the rotation.
Even after nearly a month’s wait, he makes it look so easy.
That’ll make for an interesting day at Wrigley. Much more on Hector Rondon’s night, Matt Carpenter’s fatigue, and a couple Cubs prospects.
Varvaro is an exceptional stash at AAA Iowa, and the Cubs were lucky to get him through.
The game was close at the end, but there was so much to like.
So far, McKinney has been the best hitter in the Carolina League.
I’m still not concerned, but I got curious: how many homers would we have expected Bryant to have by this point?
The 29-year-old righty did some very good things for the Cubs in 2013, but was dealing with an elbow issue in the early going this year.
I dig it, given the way he’s been pitched.