Wait 'Till... The Weekend
W - DiFelice (1-0)
L - Marquis (10-9), drinking champagne on a thursday afternoon
Things to Take from This Game
1. Horrid first four for Marquis
Marquis loaded the bases with a single and two walks, and Fielder cleared them with a double. After that, Marquis settled down well enough, but the Cubs never overcame the deficit
Ben Sheets left after two innings due to tightness in his right forearm. The Brewers emptied the bullpen, and they pitched very well. Six relievers in six innings, no runs added on to the solo homer Ramirez hit off of Sheets. The Cubs manage one run off of Torres in the ninth, but there never really was a sense of an imminent comeback. Before the ninth, the Cubs had eeked out just four hits on the game.
3. Who Cares, Our Magic Number Still is 4.
The rather uninspired details, below...