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Cubs 2, Rays 1

In Postgame by berselius23 Comments

OSS: Monty and the bullpen combine to one-hit the Rays. Three up: Mike Montgomery was great today after his brief bullpen test, allowing just a solo home run over six inning while striking out six and issuing zero walks. Edwards, Strop, and Davis shut the door over the final three innings, striking out five Rays and not allowing anyone to …

Cubs 39, Mets 14 (9/12/2017 – 9/14/2017)

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Cubs 14, Mets 6 (9/14/2017) Three Up 1. Anthony Rizzo leads baseball in WPA. Did you know that? Don't lie. You totally didn't.  Seriously, admit it. You didn't know that. … … Why do you always do this? It's ok to admit when you don't know something. Nobody is going to think less of you if you don't know that …

Cubs 8, Mets 3 (9/13/2017)

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OSS: Cubs finally score more runs than they allow. Three Up: 1. Kyle Schwarber went 3-3 with a HR and a walk. If only he stopped doing so much god damn charity work, he might have went 4 for 3, right Alvin? 2. Kris Bryant hit a 3-run bomb and silenced all of Cubs RISP Twitter. I get the impression …

Cubs 3, Pirates 4 (9/5/2017)

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OSS: That fucking 8th inning. Three Up 1. Kyle Hendricks was pretty solid today. He didn't walk a single batter (only 2 strikeouts, so lots of balls in play). He made one bad mistake to David Freese, but allowed no other runs on the day. 2. Ian Happ had a 2-run single that would give the Cubs a 3-2 lead …

We have to talk about Dillon Maples

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Baseball can be an exceedingly cruel game. The best hitters are defined as the ones that fail merely 60% of the time they come to the plate. Throwing the ball means always being a pitch away from the disabled list and an uncertain future. The path to success is littered with the failures of near-identical men and the smell of …

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Cubs 17, Pirates 3

In Postgame by berselius59 Comments

OSS: Cubs hit four homers and Javy steals home*. Three up: The Cubs blasted a bunch of homers to put this game out of reach, including two by Kyle Schwarber. But before then, they plated several runs on good baserunning. Javy Baez's steal of home, set up by a steal of second and a throwing error by Chris Stewart was …