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Cubs 6, Cardinals 5

In Postgame by berselius40 Comments

OSS: Taylor Davis picks a good time to hit his first MLB home run. Three up: After the Cubs had fallen behind 5-1 in the top of the fourth inning, Taylor Davis of all players answered back with a grand slam to left center. It wasn’t a cheapie, nearly leaving the park. Baez had a long HR of his own …

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Cubs 4, Cardinals 0

In Postgame by berselius44 Comments

OSS: Cyle tosses a Maddux. Three up: Kyle Hendricks was efficient af, needing just 81 pitches for a complete game shutout. Hendricks struck out three and walked none, allowing just four hits. His ERA dropped nearly a run and a half down to 3.93 on the season. Anthony Rizzo had the big hit of the day, a three run homer …

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Cubs 11, Mariners 0

In Postgame by berselius32 Comments

OSS: Crushinated. Three+ up: The Cubs offense went to work on Mariners starter Marco Gonzales, who came into this game with a solid 2.80 ERA in seven starts. They batted around and scored six runs in the second inning, chasing Gonzalez and continuing to beat up on his replacement. Baez alone had six total bases in the inning, thanks to …

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Cubs 6, DBacks 5 (15 innings)

In Postgame by berselius90 Comments

OSS: Tyler Chatwood’s bat is the difference maker, somehow. Three up Tyler Chatwood came through in the late innings, first by getting out of a jam caused by Dillon Maples walking the bases loaded in the thirteenth inning, then hitting a double in the top of the fifteenth. Chatwood went on to score the go-ahead run. His combined WPA was …

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Cubs 9, Dbacks 1

In Postgame by berselius59 Comments

OSS: David Bote puts on a show. Three up David Bote came up big in this one, the first multihomer game of his career. The first one was an absolute bomb that hit the second deck in left field that broke the game open for the Cubs. Bote was also hit by a pitch later in the game that led …

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Cubs 7, Dodgers 6

In Postgame by berselius49 Comments

OSS: The Cubs hit a few speed bumps but keep on rolling Three up: Javier Baez had the biggest hit of the day with a three run blast that was gone as soon as it hit the bat. The two out shot tied the game at 3 in the sixth inning and chased Dodgers starter Walker Buehler. Jason Heyward followed …

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Cubs 7, Dodgers 2

In Postgame by berselius62 Comments

OSS: The Q train keeps on rolling Three up: Jose Quintana put up his third straight fantastic start, striking out seven in seven innings and allowing two runs. One of those at least was due to some bad umpiring so it should look even better. He looks like a completely new pitcher now that he’s started working the changeup more …