The Cubs kick more dirt on the Padres, and the pitching continues to look good. And Alfonso Soriano does his best Joaquin Phoenix reveal…
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Two themes have developed over the past few weeks: (1) the Cubs offense is back to its weak, terrible ways, and (2) well, it really speaks for itself…
Unfortunately the Cubs couldn’t end their season series against the Cardinals with a win, but it’s unlikely to matter to either team. The team mounted a nice little comeback, but[Read More…]
Casey Coleman continues to pitch well, and the offense showed up. Nothing beats a victory over the Cardinals, you know? Oh, well, except being competitive and making the playoffs.
Tom Gorzelanny wasn’t quite dashing in his return to the rotation, and the offense continues to sputter. Hooray for late September in a losing season, eh? And I learned something[Read More…]
The Cubs have done one thing this year better than any other team: when the Cubs get blown out, they get BLOWN OUT.
Another pitchers’ duel, with the Cubs coming out on the winning end this time. Randy Wells was excellent, but the man who followed him may have been even better.
Carlos Zambrano threw another good one, but the offense was absent – just two hits. And in a battle of top rookies, Buster Posey managed the only run in the[Read More…]
Outside of the Colvin injury, the game was nearly perfect for the Cubs. Good, young hitting; good, young pitching.
Casey Coleman keeps pitching well enough to keep a spot in the rotation and get a look for a spot in 2011, but also keeps pitching not, um, like, good.
So, you’re probably wondering why this EBS is so incredibly late. Awkward confession: I’m a Michigan fan. Thus, I was watching Michigan embarrass itself against UMass, and eke out a[Read More…]
The Cubs took it to the Cardinals again, and Zambrano looked great again. Tyler Colvin hit his 20th homer of the year, and it was a swell game all around.[Read More…]
I am working hard to take joy in beating the Cardinals as something unto itself, and not think about how this team is finally playing well when it doesn’t matter[Read More…]