I would make even more obvious jokes about the Cubs putting up a football score, but then it starts to make me sad and scared about the Bears offense, so I’m going to leave it alone.
Instead, I’m just going to re-enjoy the Cubs’ offensive explosion yesterday, with 17 runs coming across the plate:
Lordy that’s beautiful, particularly the first inning, when the offense immediately responded to a blundering top of the first that threatened to end the game before it got going.
As a team, heading into yesterday, the Cubs were hitting .250/.329/.447, with a 99 wRC+. But one single SEPTEMBER game later, they’re up to .251/.331/.451, with a 100 wRC+.
Yesterday’s explosion made them average again!