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2018 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 154

Cubs bounce back with 8-3 victory

Saturday night’s game was no work of art. It was closer than many of us probably would have liked. The Cubs didn’t play particularly flawless baseball. The starter only lasted five innings. This wasn’t any kind of signature win for the Cubs resume. We’d all like to conjure an image of the conquering heroes and how they stormed through the south side of Chicago leaving a trail of waste on their way to a third straight National League Central championship.

Well, this wasn’t that. The good news is that style points don’t do anything for you. A win is a win. And this was a win that was awfully good to have. I cringe at the idea of a win you NEED to have or MUST have. We weren’t at that point yet. But, this team took some load off of its shoulders with last night’s win. The loss the Brewers experienced in Pittsburgh didn’t hurt either in the pressure department. Those Brewers are going to look back on this season and shake their heads about their 6-12 record against the Pirates. The only other NL teams the Brewers have losing …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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