2018 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Year in review, Part 4

We look at the ten largest WPA games of the 2018 season

As I close the door on the 2018 season here at Heroes and Goats, we take one last look. Finally, we’ve visited all of the bad. Today we talk about the 10 games that produced the best positive WPA game scores. This list has a little of everything. Five hitters and five pitchers. A blend of starters and relievers. Scores that are built largely upon a single moment and scores that were built up over multiple at bats or innings pitched. Games from March through September. This list is by a wide margin the most diverse of the four reviews we’ve had.

With that, we get down to business. Let’s take a look back at the ten highest WPA game scores produced by Cub players in 2018.

#10: Kyle Hendricks – April 26 (.443)

Much was said about the poor first half Kyle Hendricks had in 2018, but not all of the starts were poor. This one was a gem from April against the Brewers in a game at Wrigley Field. Chase Anderson was the opposition. The game was a scoreless tie until Kyle Schwarber stepped to …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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