Having seen the dramatic steps forward the Chicago Cubs offense took this weekend, New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom said no way, I do not want any of that.
Ooorrrrrrr maybe he just wanted an extra day of rest. How could anyone be sure:
— Jay Cohen (@jcohenap) April 20, 2021
So update your schedules accordingly. The Cubs will not face the best pitcher on the planet in this series, and instead will wrap with Joey Lucchesi, a lefty swing man with decent-but-not-overpowering stuff. Actually, now that I think about it, I’m not sure the Cubs caught much of a break …