Thud. The Cubs’ first half ends.
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It was really, really, really not Edwin Jackson’s day.
Walk off win for the Cubs. That is neat.
It was a crappy week in Cincinnati, but that was a hell of a fun way to end it.
The Cubs lose again. No special magic for Alcantara or Beeler tonight.
Wada with a successful debut, but the bullpen let this one slip away.
The Cubs wound up making a game of this one, but it wasn’t enough.
Pitching was not the order of the day.
The offense is in a rut, which may or may not be related to the Samardzija/Hammel trade. That’s mostly a joke.
That’s an exclamation point.
The Cubs celebrated the Fourth of July by winning in Washington. That’s their 4th in row, and they’ve now got a positive run differential on the year.
That’s an emphatic sweep of the defending World Champs.
Another low-scoring affair, and another win for the Cubs in Boston.
Jake Arrieta takes a no-no into the 8th, and is absolutely dominant.
And the Cubs get swept in the doubleheader, which means a series tie with the Nationals after taking the first two games.
The Cubs lost, but it was a great debut for Dallas Beeler.
John Baker just blew up, and Jason Hammel did what he does.
Amid the fog, the Cubs get it done.