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Cubs 8, Pirates 3

In Postgame by berselius59 Comments

OSS: The Cubs are back, or something! Three up: The Cubs cruised to a sweep on the back of a pile of home runs. Today, Jason Heyward, Albert Almora, and Kyle Schwarber brought the lumber, and their three home runs brought their total in the three game series to six. Heyward’s go-ahead shot in the second was the Cubs biggest …

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Cubs 6, Sox 3

In Postgame by berselius116 Comments

OSS: If you can draw five walks in one inning, chances are you’re going to win that game. Three up: Eight straight Cubs reached base against Sox ace Lucas Giolito and reliever Evan Marshall in the Cubs five run fifth inning. Giolito walked the bases loaded, then gave up back to back doubles to War Bear and Baez. Giolito struggled …

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Cubs 8, Braves 3

In Postgame by berselius277 Comments

OSS: Cubs get some clutch hits, cruise to victory against another playoff contender. Three up: Willson Contreras had the two biggest hits of the day by WPA, driving in the Cubs first two runs by homering in the second inning and knocking in Javy on a RBI single in his next PA. He also prompted a kerfuffle with his first …

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Cubs 7, Mets 4

In Postgame by berselius115 Comments

OSS: Adbert Alzolay Arrives Alliteravely Three up: Adbert Alzolay made his major league debut as a piggyback starter with Chatwood, and looked very impressive. Who knew that the Cubs could develop any pitchers? Alzolay struck out five batters in four innings and had wicked stuff. He was pulled in his fifth inning of the game after giving up a solo …

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Cubs 5, Cardinals 1

In Postgame by berselius57 Comments

OSS: Cubs sweep the Cards back to a losing record Three up: Kyle Hendricks was solid again today, allowing just one run in seven innings. As Coom pointed out on the broadcast, the pen is likely to get some work in next week’s series in Coors so it’s good to see him going deep in the game. The other Kyle …

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Cubs 9, Cardinals 4

In Postgame by berselius25 Comments

OSS: Cubs dig a hole, then climb back out of it. Three up: Vic Caratini hit a bases loaded, pinch-hit double to give the Cubs the lead in the sixth, completing the comeback after the Cubs went down 4-0 in the first inning. Kyle Schwarber had the other big hit two innings earlier, a solo shot that tied the game …