The Cubs got great pitching, but were blanked again.
The Cubs did just about everything right in this game, at least from a pitching standpoint. Just four hits and two walks were allowed on the afternoon by Mike Montgomery, Justin Wilson, Steve Cishek and Brian Duensing.
Montgomery was, again, magnificent in his fourth start since taking over for Yu Darvish after Darvish hit the disabled list. You can’t do much better than this:
Mike Montgomery last 4 starts:
1.14 ERA in 23.2 IP, 13 Hits, 3 BB, 14 K.
1 or 0 runs allowed in all four. #Cubs
— Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) June 13, 2018
There’s going to be a conversation, I suppose soon, about what’s going to happen to Montgomery when Darvish returns. (Tyler Chatwood is going to be part of that discussion, I’d think.)
It’s the first time the Cubs have been shut out in back-to-back games in more than a year; …Read the Rest
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