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Cubs @ Mets Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 7:15 PM CT TV: FOX Gameday LINEUPS Ben Zobrist, 2B Jason Heyward, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Willson Contreras, LF Miguel Montero, C Addison Russell, SS Chris Coghlan, RF Jake Arrieta, P Brandon Nimmo, LF Neil Walker, 2B Yoenis Cespedes, CF James Loney, 1B Asdrubal Cabrera, SS Wilmer Flores, 3B Alejandro De Aza, RF Travis d’Arnaud, C Bartolo Colon, P Will …

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Cubs 3, Mets 4 (6.30.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius

OSS: Cubs let one slip away, but maintain their eleven game lead. Three up: Kris Bryant remains on fire, slugging a two run homer in the first inning to put the Cubs on the board before even conceding an out. It was his eleventh HR of the month, and he had hit .278/.379/.680 for the month going into today’s game. …

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Cubs 9, Reds 2 (6.29.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius

OSS: What is best in life? To crush your enemies, to drive them before you, to hear the lamentations of their broadcasters. Three up: After a 15-inning marathon last night, Kyle Hendricks pitched into the seventh inning to help give the pen a breather. I was going to say that it’s pretty long for a Hendricks start, but he’s actually …

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Cubs @ Reds Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 11:35 AM CT TV: WGN Gameday LINEUPS Ben Zobrist, RF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Willson Contreras, C Javier Baez, 2B Matt Szczur, LF Addison Russell, SS Kyle Hendricks, P Albert Almora, Jr., CF Billy Hamilton, CF Joey Votto, 1B Brandon Phillips, 2B Jay Bruce, RF Adam Duvall, LF Eugenio Suarez, 3B Jose Peraza, SS Tucker Barnhart, C Cody Reed, P …

Cubs 7, Reds 2 (15 innings)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius

OSS: The Joe Maddon game? Three up This was a slog of a game that turned entertaining as it got weirder and weirder in the late innings. Joe Maddon had used all of his position players by the 13th inning, so when he needed to bring in new LHP cannon fodder Joel Peralta to relieve Cahill he had Peralta take …

Cubs 11, Reds 8 (6.27.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius

OSS: Kris Bryant has a day Three up Kris Bryant went 5-5 for 16 total bases. He posted a .670 WPA, as well as a 1042 wRC+ and supposedly 0.6 WAR according to the twitters, but I think it’s a case of someone conflating WPA with WAR. Though having your season wOBA jump 21 points in one game might be …

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Cubs @ Reds Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 6:10 PM CT TV: WGN Gameday LINEUPS Ben Zobrist, 2B Jason Heyward, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Willson Contreras, LF Miguel Montero, C Addison Russell, SS Chris Coghlan, RF Jake Arrieta, P Zack Cozart, SS Billy Hamilton, CF Joey Votto, 1B Jay Bruce, RF Adam Duvall, LF Eugenio Suarez, 3B Jose Peraza, 2B Tucker Barnhart, C Dan Straily, P Will …

Cubs 1, Marlins 6 (6.26.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius

OSS: Cubs drop to 22 games over .500, all is lost. Three up: Heyward was the only Cubs hitter to post a positive WPA on the day, a whopping 0.09. A big chunk was due to a base-clogging single in the third that eventually led to the Cubs only run, the rest was from a leadoff single in the sixth …