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Nationals 4, Cubs 1

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick8915 Comments

OSS: Max Scherzer tries to strike everybody out. Three up: Addison Russell tied this game at 1 despite Max Scherzer's outstanding start. It was easily the Cubs top WPA play of the game and the second best on the day. It was a great at-bat for Russell against Scherzer before he hit the home run to break up the perfect game, …

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Cubs 8, Phillies 1

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick8919 Comments

OSS: Javier Baez goes 4-4 and John Lackey continues to dominate.  Three up: Javier Baez was 4-4 today with a double and the game-winning RBI in the 5th. He was worth just over a quarter of a win in WPA today (0.27). Myself and another commenter were complaining about Baez's approach early in this one. He could still clean the …

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Cubs 6, Diamondbacks 0 (6.3.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by dmick8923 Comments

OSS: John Lackey was quite good and it seemed like everyone in the lineup had a double. Three up: John Lackey is efficient with his pitches. He struggled in the 2nd and threw 26 pitches, but other than that and a small jam in the 7th that Warren bailed him out of, he was outstanding. He struckout 9 and walked 2 …

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Cubs 6, Phillies 2 (5.27.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius77 Comments

OSS: David Ross picks up his 100th HR and the Cubs roll the Phillies on a stormy day. Three up David Ross hitting his 100th homer was the big story of the day. I was at lunch and missed it but you'd have to think that Pat Hughes called it a Turning Point. A lot of us here didn't want …

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Chicago Cubs (29-13) @ St. Louis Cardinals (23-21)

In Series Previews by dmick8917 Comments

The Cubs have not played particularly well over the last week or two. The offense has been rather quiet. Other than the 8-run game in the opener in San Francisco, the Giants pretty much shut down the Cubs offense. The Brewers beat them 2 of 3 also and they’ve lost 7 of their last 11. To their credit, they have managed …