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.
j.urias didn't have a good debut...
2.2ip 5h 4bb 3k...3 r/er...1 wp
81 pitches. yow.
Ach - I really only saw it quickly and thought that's where it it. No matter - he crushed it and the video board people did not have to repair the panels from what I saw!
Totally agree with that re Soler, whereas Bryant seems to get the close call (so far) this year.
Good to see Baez get a couple knocks today - been awhile
that works too...there wasnt a good CSN replay...was going off whatever len or jd (dont remember) said.
I was there. From what I saw it was upper third of the scoreboard
No I have been thinking actually that he seems to lead the Cubs with balls called strikes all year. He really shouldn't be expanding his zone to swing at many of those either because it wouldn't lead to anything good. He's seeing the ball well though so hopefully it'll even out.
So why don't the umps like Soler, or am I just imagining it?
Yeah, but he kills lefties.
wow...instant hardcore rain.
it was massive...hit off the bottom of the LF scoreboard.
Projected at 461 ft, with a 108 mph exit velocity - longest Cub HR this year by 20 ft (I think Arrieta had the longest?)
this team is full of horrible walkup music...rizzo uses 'marky mark and the funky bunch' more than he should...which is any at all.
d.ross uses alphaville 'forever young' because lulz.
lastella was using (still might be) 'oh what a night' by the four seasons.
turrible turrible stuff.
cubs lead 1-5, bottom 4.
Just noticed that Baez's current walk-up song is "Informer" by Snow. Dear God. That's world class bad.
Hey Lester is left handed!