Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Brewers 9 - June 1, 2014

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Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Brewers 9 – June 1, 2014

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That’s about as bad as it gets. Stud starting pitcher is bombed out. Stud first baseman is tossed out. Entire offense is wiped out.

Jeff Samardzija hadn’t laid an egg in a long time, and, subject to his health and effectiveness in his next few starts, I tend to think it won’t mean anything going forward. It’ll just be chalked up as one of those days.

You’ll forgive my conspiracy-inclined comment: when John Baker was catching in this series, the Brewers were dominated. When Welington Castillo was catching, Cubs pitchers were bombed. Any chance the Brewers were seeing Castillo’s fingers a little more clearly than Baker’s?

I don’t actually believe that, mind you. Just saying, it was bizarrely anomalous …

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Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.