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Mr. Cube Goes to Oakland

In Game Threads, Postgame, Uncategorized by Rice Cube153 Comments

So hey everyone, I went to the getaway day game at the Oakland Coliseum (named after whatever sponsor they have these days, but like the Sears Tower I only know it by the generic name everyone else uses) and did not regret it. This was, as they say, a game time decision where I weighed how much I really wanted …

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Cubs 8, Dodgers 2

In Postgame by berselius99 Comments

OSS: Yan Gomes leads the homer parade Three up: Three down: Next up: Michael Grove takes on Jameson Taillon, who’s hoping to finally have a start where his ERA is in line with his peripherals.

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Cubs 10, Rangers 3

In Postgame by berselius13 Comments

OSS: Steele deals, Dansby steals, something else that rhymes with meal. Three up: Three down: Next up: The Cubs go for the sweep at 1:20 PM CT. Jameson Taillon faces Jon Gray.

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Cubs 4, Brewers 0

In Postgame by berselius8 Comments

OSS: Pitching, defense, and baserunning wins the day! Three up: Three-ish down: Next up: The teams have tomorrow off, then Bill Rhinelander takes on Justin Steele at 1:20 PM CT on Saturday.

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Cubs 6, Rockies 4

In Postgame by berselius173 Comments

OSS: Suzuki continues to impress as the Cubs come away with a .500 road trip. Three up: Seiya Suzuki had yet another solid day, going 1-3 with two walks and a home run. His slash line on the season is a whopping .400/.543/.960, good for a .590 wOBA and 284 wRC+. Hooray for small sample sizes and all, but this …

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Cubs 2, Pirates 1

In Postgame by berselius30 Comments

OSS: The Cubs might be meh overall this year, but it looks like Suzuki is going to be pretty fun to watch. Three up: Seiya Suzuki provided all of the Cubs offense today, thanks to two solo shots. SSS applies of course but his slash line currently sits at .417/.529/1.167, with three homers and eight RsBI. And four walks! It’s …

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Cubs 5, Brewers 4

In Postgame by berselius27 Comments

OSS: Chicago Cubs baseball is on the air! Three+ up: Ian Happ went 3-4 with 2 RsBI, and led all Cubs players with a .351 WPA on the day. Happ hit a ground rule double in the second, and the biggest hit of the day with a tie-breaking two-run double in the 7th inning that gave the Cubs the lead. …

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Cubs 3, Padres 1

In Postgame by berselius210 Comments

OSS: 5-1 against the Padres ain’t too shabby…I guess the Cubs are good again. Three up: With several regulars out for scheduled days off or fighting nagging injuries, the backups had yet another big day. Sergio Alcantara hit his first Cubs homer, and Patrick Wisdom had the Cubs highest WPA play of the day when he singled off Darvish in …