The Chicago Cubs have had a lead in five of their first six games. They are 1-5.
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I guess we were spoiled by the first starts from Ryan Dempster, Matt Garza, and Jeff Samardzija.
The Cubs fought back in the ninth, but came up just short.
The Cubs log their first win behind an absurdly good first start by Jeff Samardzija. They even survived a Carlos Marmol appearance.
You know what I said about Thursday’s game? Yeah, that. Again.
Why wouldn’t the Cubs get us all excited and then break our hearts on Opening Day?
An EBS in October? No, don’t get excited – the Cubs are still not in the playoffs. But some future Cubs might be.
And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make. In the Cubs’ case, that love is small.
Matt Garza finishes the season on a winning note.
Offensive struggles continue, “kids” or no “kids.”
Once again, the Cubs’ spoiler effort was spoiled.
Can’t spoil ’em all, I suppose. Well, not when your closer can’t throw strikes, anyway.
Ah, the kind of spoiling that feels good.