Cubs @ Cardinals: Series Thread (Games 106-108)
The Cubs head off to St. Louis for a 3-game set. As of this posting, they are tied with the Cards for first place and the Brewers are only one game back. Let's see who will be doing the bulk of the pitching work each day.
Game 106, Tuesday, 7:15pmCDT
CHC: RHP Yu Darvish (3-4, 4.54 ERA)
STL: RHP Adam Wainwright (7-7, 4.63 ERA)
Notes: Darvish has improved lately! Wainwright is old! Go Cubs!
Game 107, Wednesday, 7:15pmCDT
CHC: RHP Kyle Hendricks (7-8, 3.26 ERA)
STL: RHP Miles Mikolas (7-10, 4.19 ERA)
Notes: Hendricks is the Professor! Mikolas played in Japan! Go Cubs!
Game 108, Thursday, 6:15pmCDT
CHC: LHP Jon Lester (9-6, 3.63 ERA)
STL: RHP Jack Flaherty (4-6, 4.17 ERA)
Notes: Lester has a better record than Hendricks? Flaherty strikes people out a lot! Go Cubs!
Time to get some work done in the division, Cubs!
crunch 13 hours 20 min ago (view)
Charlie 14 hours 14 min ago (view)
Lester pitched 35 innings today.
crunch 16 hours 54 min ago (view)
2019...cubs fan...being thankful heyward and chatwood are around...wtf...
Eric S 17 hours 40 min ago (view)
Like having a 5-1 lead going into the ninth?
Dolorous Jon Lester 18 hours 37 min ago (view)
With our vaunted late inning tandem of Tyler Chatwood and Rowan Wick!
Who would have thought?
Jackstraw 18 hours 37 min ago (view)
Cubs 1-10 with RISP in the series. Left lots of ducks on the pond. Could take some of the pressure off the pen.
Jackstraw 18 hours 39 min ago (view)
You could hit your thumb with a hammer. Or take a big bite of wayyyy too hot pizza. Just sayin.
Eric S 18 hours 42 min ago (view)
I’m a little surprised and confused that Bote wasn’t in the infield in the ninth? Wth - need that one out boot to complete my day
crunch 18 hours 43 min ago (view)
cubs win! about time.
Eric S 18 hours 52 min ago (view)
Cubs have to scratch mightily to get two runs against the mighty second half buccos
crunch 19 hours 24 min ago (view)
K, diving catch by happ for an out, HBP to load the bases, ground out
PIT has loaded the bases 3 times in this game.
crunch 19 hours 33 min ago (view)
...and we're doing more 0 out, men on base stuff...
2 on, 0 outs...up to 103 pitches and lester's day is done.
bullpen time. oh. boy. neat.
crunch 19 hours 45 min ago (view)
bryant has not forgotten how to hit homers.
crunch 19 hours 48 min ago (view)
2 on, 0 out, and also gets out of that.
btw, bryant has forgotten how to play 3rd base the past 2 innings...da hell...
crunch 20 hours 2 min ago (view)
no one scores! hell yeah. phew.
crunch 20 hours 8 min ago (view)
walking the pitcher to load the bases with 0 outs.
this cubbery is thicker than the humidity.