Wake Up and Watch the Cubs Retake a Full-Game Lead in the NL Central

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Wake Up and Watch the Cubs Retake a Full-Game Lead in the NL Central

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Thanks both to the Cubs’ own efforts against the Mets last night and the Brewers slump this week, the Cubs now sit alone in the NL Central by a full game, their biggest lead in two weeks! Bet you didn’t see that coming as the Cubs were dropping three of four to the Mets.

 

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Thankfully, Kyle Hendricks stepped up, the back-end bullpen trio cruised, and Javy Báez coupled the power with the defense to give the Cubs the shutout win last night:



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.