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Cardinals 6, Cubs 7 (6.14.17)

In Postgame, Series Previews by berselius38 Comments

OSS: Cubs complete the sweep of the Cardinals behind a big day from Ian Happ. Three up: Ian Happ launched two homers off of Michael Wacha, driving in more than half the the Cubs runs. One of them even had runners on base. The novelty! Based on what few innings I've seen he looks credible in CF too. Albert Almora …

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Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 (6.3.17)

In Postgame by berselius74 Comments

OSS: Kyle Schwarber blasts the Cubs to at least a series win. Three up: Kyle Schwarber hit an opposite field grand slam off of Mike Leake in the seventh to put the Cubs ahead. You may have heard that Schwarber is in a bit of a slump, having just five hits in the previous two weeks going into this game. …

Cubs 3, Cardinals 2 (6.2.17)

In Uncategorized by berselius68 Comments

OSS: What strange new world is this? Three up: The key play of the game was Anthony Rizzo taking third base on a groundout in the eighth inning to set up the go ahead run on a sac fly from Heyward. His double preceding that helped too I guess. Heyward also drove in the Cubs second run with a double …

Cubs 5, Giants 4 (5.24.17)

In Uncategorized by berselius77 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 …