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Cub Tracks’ strange magic

Trade talk, Lester’s regression, Javy Javy Javy, and other bullets

Cubs win!

Final (10): #Cubs 5, #Padres 4. #EverybodyIn pic.twitter.com/V1Ruk8jCGb

— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 14, 2018

The Cubs opened a weekend series against the San Diego Padres Friday night by pitting Tyler Chatwood‘s oft-errant deliveries against one-time Cubs sensation the Clayton Richard Experience. The GLOAT was on point. So was Joe Maddon’s sense of humor.

Why is Rizzo leading off for #Cubs? Maddon: “Why not?”

— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) July 14, 2018

Did I fail to mention Maddon’s sense of humor?

“He’s been struggling a bit. Clayton Richard kills lefties and throws only ground balls. So it made all the sense in the world.” – Maddon on batting Rizzo (0-for-last-19) leadoff tonight.

— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) July 14, 2018

Heh. The man is a treasure.

“I’ll do anything right now. I’m fighting myself at the plate, not feeling as comfortable as I usually am with my swing. …I’m not usually the most mechanical person but something is in there that isn’t firing the right way.” –Rizzo (0-for-19 entering game).

— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) July 14, 2018

So how did that all …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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