Cubs bats break out of slump with 9-1 victory for second straight win
Finally, the Cubs got an easy one. It looked easy on paper and then it played out that way. How about that for a change? The Cubs only have to survive one more late game, an overnight flight back to Chicago afterwards and then staggering their way to wherever they are calling home in order to finally, finally get an off day. I sure hope most of them have scheduled a day in their bed or on the couch with Netflix or a good book. They’ve certainly earned it.
29 consecutive days at the ball park now in this stretch. Back on August 21 when this stretch started in Detroit, the Cubs began the day 71-52. The trip started with a frustrating 2-1 loss that was the second straight loss, dropping the team under 20 games over .500. A seven-game winning streak followed and set the tone for the stretch of games. The Cubs have flown from Chicago to Detroit to Chicago to Atlanta to Philadelphia to Milwaukee to Washington to Chicago to Washington to Chicago to Arizona and will end back in Chicago. Holy frequent …Read the Rest
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