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  • Clearly the Cubs need to clear out the farm and trade for another closer

    Where's Ed Lynch when you need him?

    Eric S 37 sec ago view
  • Those were more entertaining times.

    Charlie 7 min 52 sec ago view
  • I wonder if there's an actual cause to this because they were going up hacking at everything. Wonder if scoring a bunch of runs makes you feel like you.can swing at anything and hit it.

    johann 14 min 38 sec ago view
  • That second walk he gave Up was awful though with no pitches even close to being a strike. He was trying to pitch around bunt and that almost never works. That said Rondon should have been brought in after the first walk and should have been left in to finish the inning because he was looking like he had good stuff.

    johann 28 min 48 sec ago view
  • Remember when Bryant used to be able to run the bases with impunity?

    CTSteve 31 min 19 sec ago view
  • And Miggy costs them another run

    Eric S 37 min 55 sec ago view
  • torres would easily be the system's #1 prospect. he's a middle IF'r that's showing he can stick there even as he's gaining bulk/muscle so far. that said, it's not like the distance between torres and jimenez is huge...it's torres's position value that would vault him in prospect status.

    jimenez has the higher ceiling just isolating the bat aspect of his game.

    it would suck to lose either, but torres is a very popular/valuable piece.

    crunch 38 min 10 sec ago view
  • Arrieta in line to lose the game too

    Cruel game

    Eric S 39 min 8 sec ago view
  • ...and chapman fails us. gives up the lead. boo.

    crunch 40 min 31 sec ago view
  • bringing in rondon to try to put out this fire is a nice luxury.

    crunch 47 min 57 sec ago view
  • Complete craziness bottom seven. Bottom line Cubs were fortunate to score a run

    And of course Arrieta walks the first two batters in the eighth (to be fair he was totally squeezed on Zunino's walk to start the inning)

    Eric S 51 min 27 sec ago view
  • ...and the no hitter is over in the 7th...2 on, 0 out.

    crunch 1 hour 13 min ago view
  • Miley thru six: no hits, no walks, 8 K's - one batter (Bryant) reached on a error by Seager (hard hit but clearly an error). At 71 pitches

    Eric S 1 hour 20 min ago view
  • It's the law of baseball -- if you score 10+ runs in a game, you must struggle to score in the next game. Particulalry against an inferior pitcher.

    billybucks 1 hour 27 min ago view
  • Looking for Bryant to break up another no-no with a long fly ball in the sixth.

    But any hit will do.

    Eric S 1 hour 30 min ago view
  • this game is f'n flying by.

    also, "Hernandez (5-4, 3.45) versus Hendricks (9-7, 2.39), ruined by ESPN tomorrow at 7:08pmCST." gets 1000 upvotes and a gold star.

    crunch 1 hour 41 min ago view