Cubs @ Reds: Hendricks vs. Roark (Game 39)

CHC: RHP Kyle Hendricks (2-4, 3.19 ERA)
CIN: RHP Tanner Roark (3-1, 3.27 ERA)
First pitch 5:40pmCDT

Hendricks has been fantastic in his last two starts. He followed up his 81-pitch shutout with an eight inning start allowing 1 unearned run. Watch out for Joey Votto, 8-18 against Hendricks but cold to start the year.

Tanner Roark has been pretty good in his first 8 starts of 2019. Last time out he pitched 6 shutout innings allowing three hits and two walks against the A's. He's been solid against the current Cubs, who have a .653 collective OPS in 95 ABs. Kris Bryant is 5-11 with a homer against him.

Sorry for the belated post!

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ALMORA!!!

wow.  glove.

k.hendricks with a 3 hit night.

he's given up 3 hits through 8 innings, too.

nice.

heyward with an 0-4, 1bb night.

aside from a walk-off homer, he's had a really crappy couple of weeks.

cubs win!

highly likely STL and MIL will also win tonight, though.

S'ok.  Let 'em chase us and make no progress.

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  • Eric S 45 min 30 sec ago (view)

    Credit to Mills bouncing back strong - fifth straight quality start by the rotation certainly helps things. Yu for the series win tomorrow 

     

  • crunch 49 min 34 sec ago (view)

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    schwarber in the bottom 10th!  walkoff homer.

     

  • Jackstraw 1 hour 51 sec ago (view)

    Throws strikes like Chatwood.  Holds runners like Darvish.

     

  • Eric S 1 hour 8 min ago (view)

    This smells like a Chatwood game. 

     

  • Eric S 1 hour 10 min ago (view)

    Almora - what a tool non-play there. 

     

  • crunch 1 hour 25 min ago (view)

    phew...kimbrel is fresh off taking a half season away from the game, but im ready for a bit less drama out of his appearances.

     

  • crunch 1 hour 28 min ago (view)

    lorenzen is low-key one of the most exciting players in the game, seriously.  he's fun on the mound, at the plate, and baserunning.

     

  • Eric S 1 hour 32 min ago (view)

    Well that settles it: Lorenzen is a better base runner than Brach. Brach haint got nuttin’

     

  • crunch 1 hour 33 min ago (view)

    rizzo's power outage has been a little alarming.  it seems to be bad luck more than anything obvious, though.

     

  • Eric S 1 hour 41 min ago (view)

    Near warning track power Rizzo not nearly as fun as home run derby Rizzo

     

  • Eric S 1 hour 52 min ago (view)

    More rare sighting in last few weeks: a Descalso plate appearance or a Rizzo home run?  Descalso PA wins by an eyelash

    Descalso actually had one his better at bats (even though he should have been rung up on a missed strike three) — a line drive one hopper to the shortstop

     

  • crunch 2 hours 16 min ago (view)

    they're celebrating the 69 cubs at the park tonight.

    they had a bunch of vets (led by billy williams) do the 7th along with a video edited together of ernie banks + ron santo singing the 7th so they could all sing along.  great touch.

     

  • crunch 2 hours 40 min ago (view)

    montgomery is going to be used as a SP for KC.  good for him.

    also, a.mills has calmed down into a hell of a nice welcome back start.  he's back on my xmas card list.

     

  • crunch 3 hours 56 min ago (view)

    31 pitches, 3 HBP by mills...and only 3 runs given up in 1.2ip so far!

     

  • crunch 4 hours 13 min ago (view)

    okay, im done with alec mills.

    next.

     

  • crunch 4 hours 20 min ago (view)

    almora picks up a career highlight reel catch in CF.

    even heyward was pumped.