It can’t all be bad luck for the Cubs, who struggle to come through in key moments.
Ah, the small sample life of relievers. Also: I ask for more bunting, which is crazy, and Giancarlo Stanton is doing something Sammy Sosa-like.
Baseball is Fun: Now THAT’s how you create a run.
Teams are scouting and agreeing to arrangement with younger and younger players.
Like so many one-run losses, the story is the missed opportunities for the Cubs.
The Cubs can guarantee themselves a split with a great chance to win the series, with one more victory tonight.
Ian Happ is out of the lineup again.
While some things trend up, others trend down, but the big picture is still bright.
Anderson was let go by the Cubs earlier this year.
Just the perfect comeback for the Cubs.
A couple of big arms in the field for the Cubs last night.
The hottest hitter in baseball and one of the best hitters in the game … and also the most mammoth contract.
Russell’s foot injury involves plantar fasciitis, and a return is not imminent.
Baseball is Fun: All sorts of weirdness in this one, but it was fun.
Pretty interesting stuff when you get past the fun factor. Also: the Cubs are potentially loaded with pitching prospects.
Nice sidearm delivery, Scooter. Goodbye, baseball.
The Cubs’ second first round pick was nearly flawless last night.
Welcome back to Wrigley Field, Reds. You can stop by any time.
BRYZZO! They missed their shot in the 3rd inning, so they blew up in the 4th.