Maddon sent a powerful message to his young players.
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Just a kid’s game at the ball yard.
17 years ago today, Kerry Wood pitched the best game. Ever.
How about a .375/.423/.750 line over his last seven games? That do anything for you?
Justin Grimm is back, and the bullpen could use him.
The bullpen situation could improve soon. Here’s hoping.
Remember what a beast Farnsworth was? Now he gets to do that on the football field for real. Also, let’s watch that Wilson tackle again.
Something was clearly just a bit off last night, and hopefully it doesn’t last. Also: Anthony Rizzo is a great guy.
A new arm in the bullpen, and an outfielder on the DL. (UPDATE: A second arm, and Parker designated for assignment.)
Bryant bats third, behind Anthony Rizzo and ahead of Jorge Soler.
And I’ll see you there.
Given the way pitchers have been approaching him, you have to wonder.
Maybe not literally. But close. He’s got power, y’all.
The 28-year-old lefty has been out of the big leagues for a couple years.
Each was borderline unbelievable in April.
With a couple tough losses, it’s easy to get back into the cycle of frustration.
The games were ugly, but there was a lot of news this weekend.
Varvaro, 30, was very good with the Braves the last two years, but slumped with the Red Sox in the early going this season.