OSS: Cubs lose in all aspects of the game.
- Kyle Schwarber got the scoring started with an opposite field solo HR against Darvish in the first inning. Unfortunately, that is also when the scoring stopped.
- Kris Bryant had two hits and didn’t strike out for what seems like the first time in the last month.
- We didn’t have to hear the awful Dodger Stadium sound system.
One down the middle:
- Kyle Hendricks was just okay. His changeup was working and he got some key strikeouts, but left a lot of balls up in the zone on a day that the wind was blowing out. At least the two homers were solo shots. His other run was on a double and triple that were inches away from being foul balls.
Far too many down:
This game was pretty much the anti-2016 Cubs. The defense was awful, and it’s hard to pick the worst play of the game. There were plenty of FFS moments. Monty crossing up Contreras for a passed ball strikeout run was certainly one of them, as was Happ dropping a fly ball in CF. KB had an error that looked like a bad hop at first but on replay it looked like he basically …Read the Rest
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