Cubs complete three-game sweep of Padres with 7-4 win
The last week of the first half of the season happened in a blur. Since you are here, surely you are a Cubs fan and it was a pretty happy blur. Elsewhere, the Brewers fan-base had one train wreck of an end to their party. The Brewers head into the break on their longest losing streak of the season, having been swept in a five-game series by the Pirates, looking at a brutal stretch of games running into August without a day off, and face the idea that if they don’t tread water through that stretch, it is a possible outcome to not even reach the playoffs.
Alas, two or three weeks ago, I was spending a lot of time trying to convince all of you not to get too low while things were going rough. Fortunes can and do change rapidly in Major League Baseball. The only thing that can ever be banked is the 55-38 first half that already occurred. Nothing is certain after that. That said, things look better than most of us would have ever dreamed a few weeks ago. This season looks like …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue