Game 65 Thread / Braves @ Cubs (1 of 3)
|SP||*Tom Glavine||SP||*Ted Lilly|
|2-2, 4.47, 34 K, 29 BB, 56.1 IP||5-5, 5.23, 69 K, 23 BB, 72.1 IP|
|SS||Yunel Escobar||LF||Alfonso Soriano|
|2B||*Kelly Johnson||SS||Ryan Theriot|
|RF||Jeff Francoeur||1B||Derrek Lee|
|1B||#Mark Teixeira||3B||Aramis Ramirez|
|LF||#Greg Norton||C||Geovany Soto|
|C||*Brian McCann||RF||*Kosuke Fukudome|
|3B||*Omar Infante||2B||Mark DeRosa|
|CF||*Gregor Blanco||CF||Reed Johnson|
|P||*Tom Glavine||P||*Ted Lilly|
When home/road splits collide!!!!
The Cubs are best in the senior circuit with a 26-8 mark and the Braves are the worst at 7-21, and will also be without the services of Chipper Jones and his .400-plus hitting for at least today's game, if not more. The Cubs will also look to extend their 8-game home winning streak.
A quick 3-game home jaunt before the Cubs head right back on the road to start inter-league play.
Any scuttlebutt on where Neil Ramirez gets traded?
He seems better than some of the relievers on competitive teams. He ought to bring more than the waiver fee.
My guess? Toronto.
PHIL: It seems as if Paniagua has always played 1B with the Cubs. At 6'2 and 180#, what is his frame like? String bean? Have you seen him bulk up? Where do you project him? Thanks.
Phil, what's your thoughts on which position players are going to Eugene and who is staying in AZL?
Ahhh...way to bring me down BB.
Still - a win tomorrow will be an acheivement regardless.
Don't mean to spoil your mood, but with tonight's win the are 3-5 on the trip with one to play.
For some reason
It is remarkable how my mood has become uplifted with one game against the Cards.
That is sick.
But, I have been an addict for a long time.
A W tomorrow and it will be a .500 road trip.
So, the Mesa Cubs should be solid this summer in the AZL Rookie League?
And, I like the, "But did you know" lead in there. Something a little different.
I can tell really like this group of hitters in AZ right now.
What pitchers out there, other than Cease, should we be excited about?
Thanks as always for the info.
back on the Run Differential hunt... (aka The Hunt for Blue October)
These are the 2016 Cubs I know and love. Also digging that Cardinals OF (lack of) defense.
Another day, another eight runs
Zobrist just keeps squaring up - and Soler goes yard!
Good gravy, was that a much-appreciated top of the first.