IT’S OFFICIAL! The 2022 Chicago Cubs cannot lose 90 games! Party time, baby!
I only partly kid. That’s the Cubs’ 7th win in a row, second straight sweep, and they are going to plunge into the offseason with a head of steam. I say just go to Cincinnati this week and sweep the Reds again.
This one was hardly in doubt from the jump, with Reds starter Chase Anderson unable to do anything and the Cubs gladly taking advantage. They were up by five before the first inning ended. From there, Marcus Stroman was excellent once again – his second half has mirrored the Cubs’ quality second half overall (which is not entirely a coincidence! he’s important!).
The good games were all over the place in this one: