There was nothing not to like about what Lester did last night, especially after the rough month and a half he’s had.
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What has changed about Hamels’ approach since coming to the Cubs?
Doesn’t that just prove that the “human” system is flawed?
For his last eight starts, including yesterday, Hendricks has been a strikeout and contact-management machine.
These wild swings of emotion are what it’s all about for fans, right? RIGHT?!?! I DEMAND YOU ANSWER ME!!!
Neither? Both? That’s not what I asked!
How is it that a team with the best record in the NL can make us feel like they’re so much less than that?
They are now 5.0 games behind the Cubs, but only 2.0 games behind the Brewers.
Yep. That was a very good weekend for the Cubs.
Took him three games.
It could have decided yesterday’s game, and Maddon got really ticked. He was right in his argument, but I also think it was probably the right call.
It’s kinda fine, but also not great right now, folks.
It’s pretty hard to nail down precisely what’s up with Quintana’s season.
I Can Probably Make You Feel Better About Last Night, But Then I’m Going to Scare the Crap Out of You
It wasn’t my intention, of course, it’s just … look ahead and see what’s coming.
Mike Montgomery is the best swing starter in baseball.
Another aspect of Javy Baez’s impressive development. Also: David Bote’s emergence provides lessons.
When your closer goes down, you better hope you have a guy as good as Pedro Strop ready to take over.
That’s the nice thing about have so many playable pitches and a veteran’s level of experience.
He’s the best slugger in the league. One of the best baserunners. One of the best and most versatile defenders. What else can he do?
Feel better, Russell. I think.
Since the start of July, things have been really, really bad. But fortunate results before that obscure the uncomfortable reality of the entire season.
The Cubs need to get healthy so that they can optimize the bullpen. Right now, it is far from that, and I am concerned.
A notable shot for each lefty slugger.
Each of the Cubs’ trio of young hitters is slumping hard for different reasons.
Not a bad start, amigo.
Brandon Kintzler Makes Effective Cubs Debut, Takes Issue With Anyone Claiming He’s a Divisive Clubhouse Presence
The Cubs’ newest reliever isn’t going to stand by while his former team gets whispers out there about what kind of teammate he is.