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Cubs 5, Giants 2 (NLDS Game 2)

In Uncategorized by berselius106 Comments

OPS: Pitchers who rake. Three up: Cubs pitchers drove in the majority of the Cubs runs today. Hendricks hit a bases-loaded single in the second inning off Jeff Samardzija, who was sloppy all through his short outing. Travis Wood tacked on a solo home run in the fourth inning to give insurance that the Cubs didn’t end up needing, but …

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NLDS Game 2: Giants @ Cubs Game Thread

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Time: 7:00 PM CT TV: MLB Network Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS (88-75, 0-1) Denard Span, CF Brandon Belt, 1B Buster Posey, C Hunter Pence, RF Brandon Crawford, SS Angel Pagan, LF Conor Gillaspie, 3B Joe Panik, 2B Jeff Samardzija, P Samardzija Stats 203.1 IP 7.39 K/9 2.39 BB/9 3.81 ERA 3.85 FIP (103-58, 1-0) Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, …

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Cubs 1, Giants 0 (NLDS Game 1)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius42 Comments

OSS: The Cubs prevail in a nerve-wracking pitchers duel. Three up: The obvious highlight of the game was the lone run scored in the game, a bomb by Javy Baez that looked like it was ticketed for Waveland but was almost blown back onto the field before hitting the basket. I’d like to say that this was the result of …

San Francisco Giants Offense Preview

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  In what was arguably the greatest pitching duel of the past decade, the Giants (led by ubermensch Madison Bumgarner) downed the Mets 3-0 on a Conor Gillaspie HR (as we all saw coming). As a result, the Giants will take their Heart of Gold improbability drive to the 2016 World Series World Tour to Chicago. Who the hell are …

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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 …