Chicago Cubs 2020 Season

Geneseo, IL
Fortunately there are no fans in the outfield seats. When Kimbrel pitches it would be dangerous out there. Incoming!
 
Houston, Texas
Fortunately there are no fans in the outfield seats. When Kimbrel pitches it would be dangerous out there. Incoming!
He has to go now. Today. DFA him, eat the salary and move on. 11 homers given up in 22 innings pitched going back to last year. Closers lose it. He lost it.
 
Houston, Texas
Aliens, what did you do with Tyler Chatwood?
 
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Aliens, what did you do with Tyler Chatwood?
He’s always had the stuff and arm talent to pitch like that. It’s the reason I was a loud cheerleader for the signing three years ago.

The questions with Chatwood have been health and control.
 
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Houston, Texas
It’s not like he didn’t have a real nice year last year.

I think they had a graphic yesterday saying that from July onward last year, he was quite good but I could have misread it. Looks like he changed his delivery a bit.
 
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I think they had a graphic yesterday saying that from July onward last year, he was quite good but I could have misread it. Looks like he changed his delivery a bit.

Yes. That was his problem the first year. His mechanics got out of whack and he couldn’t get anything over the plate.
 
(Missed [ W ] #7)

[ W ] #8.

Mills looks legit after two starts. Rotation is solidifying!

0 bullpen runs!
 
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By the way, with the 8-2 start, Fangraohs has the Cubs with a 92% chance to make the playoffs and just under 60% chance to win the division.
 
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Two wins later and the Fangraphs has the Cubs at 95% to make the playoffs and 68% to win the division.

Their AL playoff odds really show how there’s no “middle class” in the AL. The 7 “good” teams - Yankees, Rays, Twins, Indians, White Sox, Astros and A’s - all have an 82% or better chance to make the playoffs. (By contrast, in the NL, only the Cubs, Dodgers and Braves have odds that good.) The best odds after that are the Angels who are 4-8 and are given a 42% chance to make the playoffs.

Odds are pretty good a low 20-something win team is going to make the playoffs in the AL.
 
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Montgomery, IL
Tonight's game postponed. The Cardinals are ruining baseball.
 
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