CIN (82-76): RHP Robert Stephenson (5-6, 4.86)
CHC (90-69): LHP José Quintana (11-11, 4.06)
First pitch: 1:20pmCST
Eliminating your historic rival from the post-season with your B-team the day after clinching the division: priceless.
After that dreadful weekend against the Brewers, the Cubs have gone 13-3, including last night’s knock-out of the rather-lifeless Cardinals. (Matheny looked concussed and/or constipated.) The Cubs are getting hot (read: shaking off their Series hangover) at exactly the right time.