Game 100 Recap: Cubs 3 Rockies 2

Top Play (WPA): It’s always good to see Anthony Rizzo make hard contact with pitches he can (and should) handle. It’s even better when said contact leads to home run blasts, as was the case Wednesday afternoon when Rizzo took an 0-1 fastball and dinged it off the right-field foul pole, giving the Cubs a 3-0 […]


Game 38 Recap: Padres 4 Cubs 3

Photo courtesy of Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports Top Play (WPA): Although it wasn’t the play that handed the Padres the lead, the straw that broke the camel’s back was a Will Venable single to center that scored Yangervis Solarte from second to knot the game at two (.261). Solarte was the second Padres’ baserunner to […]


Game 25 Recap: Cardinals 7 Cubs 4

Photo courtesy of Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports Top Play (WPA): It was the third time facing the top of the order that unraveled Kyle Hendricks. Facing Matt Carpenter with two runners on and one out, Hendricks threw an 0-1 cutter right down the middle of the plate that was lined into the right field seats in […]



Top Play (WPA): Aramis Ramirez poked a soft line drive to left field that scored Carlos Gomez and Hector Gomez to break the 3-3 tie. Adam Lind advanced to third and Ramirez advanced to second. (.348) With that clutch, bases-loaded single, Ramirez put the Brewers ahead for the second time Sunday afternoon. Back in the […]