Chicago Cubs @ Houston Astros

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Time: 7:05 pm CTGameday Cubs wOBA wRC RS Astros wOBA wRC RS Starlin Castro .332 .557 -0.13 Michael Bourn .307 .451 0.03 Darwin Barney .293 .386 0.03 Angel Sanchez .287 .363 -0.07 Marlon Byrd .338 .561 -0.01 Hunter Pence .342 .574 -0.01 Aramis Ramirez .350 .591 -0.03 Carlos Lee .338 .546 -0.05 Carlos Pena .378 .680 -0.01 Brett Wallace .326 …

Cubs @ Brewers, 1:10 pm

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  Cubs wOBA wRC RS Brewers wOBA wRC RS Kosuke Fukudome .343 .594 -0.13 Rickie Weeks .349 .622 -0.02 Starlin Castro .332 .537 -0.03 Carlos Gomez .297 .396 0.04 Marlon Byrd .338 .556 -0.01 Ryan Braun .378 .714 -0.07 Aramis Ramirez .350 .586 -0.03 Prince Fielder .404 .795 -0.03 Carlos Pena .378 .675 -0.01 Mark Kotsay .304 .398 -0.08 Geovany …

Cubs @ Brewers

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Cubs wOBA wRC RS Brewers wOBA wRC RS Jeff Baker .312 .467 -0.13 Rickie Weeks .349 .621 -0.02 Starlin Castro .332 .536 -0.03 Nyjer Morgan .305 .427 0.04 Marlon Byrd .338 .556 -0.01 Ryan Braun .378 .713 -0.07 Aramis Ramirez .350 .586 -0.03 Prince Fielder .404 .795 -0.03 Geovany Soto .362 .616 -0.01 Casey McGehee .331 .499 -0.02 Carlos Pena …

Cubs @ Brewers

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The Cubs have recalled Jeff Stevens and officially placed Randy Wells and Andrew Cashner on the DL. Casey Coleman will be called up prior to Sunday’s start and presumably James Russell will get the start on Tuesday in Cashner’s place. Onto the game tonight. Cubs wOBA wRC RS Brewers wOBA wRC RS Jeff Baker .312 .477 -0.13 Rickie Weeks .349 …

Diamondbacks @ Cubs

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Just the numbers from now on. RS equals Runs Saved on defense. Diamondbacks wOBA wRC RS Cubs wOBA wRC RS Willie Bloomquist .296 .409 -0.13 Kosuke Fukudome .343 .602 -0.06 Chris Young .339 .571 0.00 Starlin Castro .332 .545 -0.03 Kelly Johnson .360 .650 -0.01 Marlon Byrd .338 .564 -0.01 Justin Upton .381 .712 0.03 Aramis Ramirez .350 .594 -0.03 …

Diamondbacks @ Cubs

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The projections below are from the 2011 ZiPS spreadsheet. I’m using last year’s bullpen numbers. Diamondbacks wOBA wRC Cubs wOBA wRC Willie Bloomquist .296 .409 Kosuke Fukudome .343 .602 Dan Johnson .349 .612 Starlin Castro .332 .545 Justin Upton .381 .731 Marlon Byrd .338 .564 Miguel Montero .339 .553 Aramis Ramirez .350 .594 Chris Young .339 .536 Tyler Colvin .318 …

Probably something about nothing

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Prior to tomorrow's game we'll be posting the final NL Central interview. I had planned to post it this evening, but I thought I'd throw something else together. Anyone who has read much of anything of mine over the years knows that I'm not one of those people who goes nuts over pitch counts. That doesn't mean I don't pay …