The Cubs are now 0-for-3 this week and Jeff Samardzija got very little run support behind him again. Let’s talk about that.
The MLB Replay system is already showing flaws and big name players are heading to the DL. Where’s the good news!? Let’s talk about that as we look at the week in review in MLB.
Week 2 is in the books and it yielded another pair of series losses. While that is disappointing, there is always something to be learned as you watch the games unfold. Let’s get right to it.
Saturday saw the Cubs drop the game by a wide margin. Joe Aiello takes a look at if the main culprit, Carlos Villanueva should lose not only his starting rotation spot, but also his roster spot as a result.
The Jose Veras experiment took another wild turn after blowing a 3-1 lead in the 9th inning. But in the 11th inning with two outs, Welington Castillo crushed a three run home run to give the Cubs the lead. Hector Rondon nailed down his first save of his career as the Cubs win 6-3 in St. Louis.
If you missed the game, the Starlin Castro safe at home call was the play of the game and really was quite lame. Let’s talk about that.
Junior Lake came out and expressed his frustration with the fact that he’s in a platoon. Homeruns from him and Mike Olt have Cubs fans wondering if that is the right move.
After the suggestion by a MLB official that baseball should go to a 7th inning game, Chris Neitzel weighs in with his thoughts and other suggestions for MLB to consider.
Do you ever feel like you’re so close to something only to realize that you’re either still very far away or, despite how close you are, it doesn’t matter because it means nothing until you reach what you’re aiming at? Let’s talk about that.
I was fortunate enough to be able to make it to Chicago this weekend for the 100th Opening Day at Wrigley. So, instead of diving in to a particular topic about the team, I thought I’d share my experience for those of you who couldn’t make it.