Monday, October 31, 2016

They're Not Dead

After two very depressing losses, the Cubs saved the weekend by pulling out a heart- stopper of a game on Sunday.

An eight out save? Chapman was channeling his inner-Bruce Sutter.

Game 6 and hopefully 7 back in Cleveland. Arrieta and Hendricks on normal rest. Schwarber returning to the line up. The Cubs face long but not impossible odds. I'm as hopeful as a long-suffering Cub fan can be.


  1. Even though Tomlin shut the Cubs down last time out, I feel pretty confident they'll be able to figure him out this time around, especially with that extra bat in the lineup. As long as we get good Jake, I think game 6 is ours.

    Fingers crossed!

  2. If it were Lackey and Hammel pitching 6 and 7, I'd be very worried. But how can an outsider look at it as "well, Tomlin shut them down once" when you're talking about the Cy Young winner in Arrieta, and probably the best pitcher in the NL this year in Hendricks? On normal rest. With Schwarbino coming back to get at least four at-bats, if not eight? Cleveland is ahead, but I like the Cubs' odds. I think losing the Lackey game the way they did was a turning point, as bad as it was.