Javier Baez is back on top!
The Cubs have played 17 games in 17 days since we last checked in on the standings. The Cubs did end up having one “off day” along the way (due to a rainout), but it was followed immediately by a doubleheader. Also along the way, the Cubs saw injuries to Kris Bryant and Brandon Morrow and also had Tyler Chatwood miss a start due to the birth of his first child. The Cubs played a number of games in sweltering heat and also faced a red-hot Reds team. To say that things were less than ideal over this stretch of games isn’t an over-statement.
Despite some adversity, the Cubs game through this stretch of 17 games with a record of 9-8 and that leaves their season record at 47-35 and on pace for 93 wins, just a little off the pace that they had been on.
As usual, we’ll take a look at the cumulative standings for Heroes and Goats. Afterall, that’s why we are here. But, we’ll also take a look at the bigger picture and look at run differential and the actual Major League Baseball standings (with …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue