Game 101 Thread / Cubs @ Diamondbacks (3 of 3)
|SP||*Ted Lilly||SP||*Doug Davis|
|9-6, 4.49 ERA, 114 K, 43 BB, 122.1 IP||3-4, 4.14 ERA, 61 K, 38 BB, 74 IP|
|LF||Alfonso Soriano||SS||*Stephen Drew|
|SS||Ryan Theriot||2B||#Augie Ojeda|
|1B||Derrek Lee||LF||Conor Jackson|
|3B||Aramis Ramirez||3B||Mark Reynolds|
|C||Geovany Soto||CF||Chris Young|
|RF||*Kosuke Fukudome||1B||*Tony Clark|
|2B||Mark DeRosa||C||Chris Snyder|
|CF||Reed Johnson||RF||Chris Burke|
|P||*Ted Lilly||P||*Doug Davis|
Before the game, the Cubs activated Alfonso Soriano and Scott Eyre and demoted Kevin Hart and Micah Hoffpauir. May your bat be blessed with many a run-scoring hit, Mr. Soriano.
During the game, Lilly and Davis will face-off again after their epic Game 2 duel from last October. May you not throw down your glove in anger this time around, Mr. Lilly.
It's still very early but this game felt very important to me and probably knocked 2 years off my life. Seemed like every inning was big.
Yes then they moved him two spot then not so much, back batting 7th
This is the exact game that the Cubs would have lost in years past to the Cardinals.
Arrieta starting. Leads of 6-1 and 9-4. You don't expect to have such a sense of relief when they win.
At least the end result was worth the wait.
I guess he's better than what they've had. He started out like the Babe there.
Fair enough, but Castro isn't really very good.
I can just hear Pat Hughes chortling "typical Cubs-Cards game..."
As long as Maddon uses him against RH he is good. Against LH - not so much.
His recent HR's obviously have not been great pitches.
So, let's just say my personal confidence in the guy is not there yet.
not that I'm agreeing with E-Man in anyway here, but Warren's FIP and peripherals are not really good (5.20 FIP/5.19 BB/9/.128 BABIP), although his actual results are a lot better. Well until today...
Trade was also to make room for Zobrist and it'll be a few years before we can really judge it.
Eventually, the Maddon "play everyone everywhere" thing was going to create a problem.
This ump blows.
So much for pace-of-game.
Adam Warren who is 3-1 with a 2.08 ERA and a 1.04 WHIP, and Castro who is hitting 269/303/415?
That Molina with the arm out thing was ridiculous and blatant. Wonder if he can get fined for that