Against the backdrop of myriad injuries, evaporating division chances, and a tightening Wild Card race, a blowing win sure was in order. Thank you, Cubs.
There were a variety of things that happened in this game, from a good night by Nick Castellanos to another dinger by Kyle Schwarber to a solid night by the pitching staff.
… but let’s be very honest. You were watching for one reason tonight, and holy crap did he live up to the moment: