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Cubs 3, Cardinals 1 (9.25.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius264 Comments

OSS:   Three up You couldn’t have scripted it any better for David Ross’s final regular season game at Wrigley. A huge ovation from the crowd in his first PA, and a bomb of a home run in his second. It was also a classy move by Maddon to pull Ross in the seventh to soak in the moment. Even …

Cardinals @ Cubs Game Thread

In Game Threads by berselius64 Comments

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: ESPN Gameday LINEUPS (81-73) 2B Matt Carpenter RF Stephen Piscotty 3B Jhonny Peralta 1B Brandon Moss C Yadier Molina SS Jedd Gyorko CF Randal Grichuk LF Jose Martinez P Carlos Martinez (98-56) CF Dexter Fowler LF Kris Bryant 1B Anthony Rizzo 2B Ben Zobrist SS Addison Russell RF Jason Heyward 3B Javier Baez C David Ross P …

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Cubs 9, Reds 2 (9.21.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius29 Comments

OSS: The Cubs get to do this one more time to close out the season. Three Four Five up: It was a big day for Miguel Montero, who went 3-5 with 3 RBI and scored on a balk. He’s had a rough year all around, but it’s been nice to see him warm up these last few weeks. I get …

Brewers 5, Cubs 4 / Cubs 93, Cardinals 76 (9.15.16)

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OSS: Cubs lose a close one to the Brewers, but clinch the division with a Cardinals loss to the Giants. Also with all the other wins before this one. Three up Jorge Soler had the biggest hit for the Cubs tonight, a two run homer that gave them an early lead. Jason Heyward had his first big night in a …

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Cubs 7, Cardinals 0 (9.14.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius16 Comments

OSS: Cubs magic number drops to Tony Campana. Three up: Jon Lester had another great game, pitching eight scoreless innings with eight strikeouts and just four baserunners. He lowered his ERA to second in the NL, behind teammate Cyle Hendricks. He was on pace for a Maddux in much of the early going, and is probably the favorite to start …

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Cubs 4, Cardinals 1 (9.12.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius15 Comments

OSS: Three outs away from a Cy Young? Three up: Kyle Hendricks was just amazing today, taking a no-hitter into the ninth inning before losing it on a HR by Jeremy Hazelbaker. Even aside from the no-hit bid he was also on pace for a Maddux for most of this game. He lowered his league leading ERA to 2.03, and …