Rizzo's 2 HRs help Cubs beat Cardinals, clinch playoff spot
Sep 16, 2016, 01:53
In 2013, Hendricks began his first full year in the Chicago Cubs organization. The Cards' broadcasters gave some inadvertent insight into this mindset: immediately after Aledmys Diaz was thrown out trying to steal second, on a bounced throw from Ross no less, they told viewers that Diaz was now four for eight in steal attempts but stressed that they liked the move anyway because runners can get such a big lead on Lester.
The April 3rd season opener with the Cubs will be the first game of a three-game series with the Cubs and a season-opening six-game home stand that will also include three games against the Cincinnati Reds (April 7-9).
Anthony Rizzo hit a pair of home runs and Lester pitched eight dominant innings as the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-0 on Wednesday to clinch a playoff berth.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Tanner Roark pitched seven scoreless innings and Wilson Ramos homered in the seventh inning for the game's only run as Washington beat NY. Not only were the fans excited to see his return; I believe, his return gave life to the team, too. "I'm sure it will be low-key". "Just had a real good rhythm and thought he had a real good feel for his pitches".
That's also when "Embrace the Target" turns to "Erase the Target" for Maddon's Cubs. If the Cubs don't win the World Series, it will be a massive letdown and a total shock to the system.
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Yep, just like that Golden State squad that won more games than any team in NBA history, only to lose in Game 7 of the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Addison Russell's double down the left field line plated Ben Zobrist in the second for a two-run lead that looked like it would increase, until Matheny deemed it an emergency and Reyes showed up to douse a potential inferno. "(Lester) really played into all that". "They were smart in looking for pitches they were expecting on my behalf, so that's why they made some good contact".
Indeed, despite all of the flashy numbers, and franchise records the Cubs are setting, the Cubs know they will ultimately be judged by their performance in October. "We didn't have many guys on base to try (to run) very often and, when we did, we got shut down".
"We need to go in there and make a statement", Wainwright said. But we don't follow those stories.
Farmar spent last season with Maccabi Tel Aviv and the Memphis Grizzlies, where he averaged 9.2 points and 3.1 assists per game under current Kings coach Dave Joerger. "Hopefully, we do better than we did this series".
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The Yankees completed a 7-3 homestand and remained two games behind Toronto for the second AL wild card. It's not that the team is uninspired, or that they are being utterly failed by leadership. It was also mentioned during the TV broadcast that Ross leads all big-league catchers with five pickoffs this year - and Willson Contreras has four. Every starting position player for the Phillies had a hit, and six players had multi-hit games. They've lost only four games since July 10 by more than four games. The Blue Jays' slump continued with an 8-1 home loss to Tampa Bay, with Alex Cobb pitching 6 2/3 innings to win for the first time in nearly two years.
The luxury the Cubs have is that they're so deep and talented, no one really needs an extended rest.
"We keep hearing about all of these numbers, and this is the first time we've done this or that, " Cubs GM Jed Hoyer said, "but honestly, we really don't spend a lot of time on that". The team hopes it's the first of a number of celebrations over the next five weeks.
Yep, 1908, ending 108 years of futility.
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That has worked in the past, but people are questioning that philosophy after a game in which Bryant was a relative non-factor. The coverage allowed tight end Jason Witten to catch nine balls and slot receiver Cole Beasley to grab eight.
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