Cubs 5, Giants 4 (5.24.17)

In Uncategorized by berselius13 Comments

OSS: Rizzo hits two homers into the wind and the Cubs hang on to win Three up: Rizzo was the easy WPA leader in this game, hitting two game-tying solo shots in the first and fourth innings and added a single and IBB in his other two PAs. It's nice to see him finally heating up, and his season line …

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Cubs 7, Reds 5 (5.17.17)

In Postgame by berselius57 Comments

TSS: Cubs get some hits with runners in scoring position? What sorcery is this? Three up: On a day when the wind was howling out, the Cubs scored seven runs without a home run. Coomer claimed it was 45 mph winds but I'm guessing that was jsut gusts. The biggest hit of the day was Kyle Schwarber's two-run single that …

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Cubs 9, Reds 5 (5.16.17)

In Postgame by berselius37 Comments

OSS: There's nothing like Bronson Arroyo and the wind blowing out at Wrigley to wake up an offense. Three up: The Cubs 'only' hit four home runs in this game, but somehow it felt like there were a lot more. Of all of them, Kyle Schwarber's bomb into the back rows of the RF bleachers was the most impressive, and …

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Cubs 3, Cardinals 2 (5.12.17)

In Postgame by berselius89 Comments

OSS: Eddie Butler exceeds expectations in his debut Three up: Butler threw six innings of shutout ball. Things were rocky early, as Butler walked two batters in the first and was racking up a large pitch count early in the game, possibly due to adrenaline jitters, but he settled down as the game went on. I'm a little baffled at …

Yankees 5, Cubs 4 (18 innings)

In Postgame by berselius209 Comments

OSS: Cubs and Yankees set a record for the most strikeouts in a game in an 18 inning marathon. Three Five up: Kyle Schwarber made an amazing defensive play on a foul ball in extras, falling into the stands and somehow not getting hurt on that concrete wall. He also doubled twice and drew two walks Rizzo was the Cubs …