Enhanced Box Score: White Sox 5, Cubs 3 - May 13, 2018

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Enhanced Box Score: White Sox 5, Cubs 3 – May 13, 2018

Chicago Cubs

Can’t win ’em all, even against terrible teams. A 5-1 homestand against the Marlins and White Sox is a good outcome. Don’t be bummed because the loss happened to come at the end. (Does tomorrow’s one-day makeup count as part of this homestand?)

Thanks to family and Mother’s Day stuff, I was able to follow this one only tangentially today, so I’ll have more perspective when I can go back and watch a bit. For now, as I understand it, Kyle Hendricks (and the defense and baserunning) wasn’t as sharp as you’d want him to be, especially against a brutally bad lineup.

The Cubs still had opportunities to score more than the three they plated, what with seven walks on the day – but with only three hits, there wasn’t much doing.

Brian Duensing allowed his first earned run of the season, so I guess his Cy Young candidacy comes to an end.

Full box score.

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.