Another rain delayed start to the game. For the Cubs, it would have been better for the game to have been rained out. Instead, they fall to the Cards 5-1 on ring ceremony day.
Cold temperatures and the early start ensured a lot of empty seats for the Cubs 2-1 loss against the Brewers, a game that matched the two team’s aces against each other. Ryan Dempster pitched well enough to win for the second time this season, but another offensive outage left him with none.
When Paul Maholm signed a one year 4.75 million dollar contract with the Cubs in early January, the response of the fan base as a whole was similar to the type of pitcher he is: uninspiring. Today we preview Maholm as part of our current series.