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Game 65 Recap: Brewers 1, Cubs 0

Oh good, another one of these. Joe Maddon decided to keep Kris Bryant out of the starting lineup for today’s finale against the Brewers after KB endured an 0-for-15 slump over the past four games. This has been one of Maddon’s favorite methods of lineup management with the idea being that Bryant has more time […]

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Game 64 Recap: Brewers 4, Cubs 0

What you need to know: The Cubs offense never got anything going against Chase Anderson, scratching out only one infield hit in seven innings against the Brewers starter. Tyler Chatwood spent more time around the strike zone that he has recently, but Travis Shaw drilled two doubles in his first two at-bats, plating four early runs […]

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The Cubs’ Defense Has Returned To Excellence

The 2016 Chicago Cubs won the World Series due to a variety of factors, but their defense was something they could truly hang their hat on. Their historically good defense led the league, by a large margin, with a .731 Defensive Efficiency Rating, according to MLB.com, and a .745 Defensive Efficiency, according to our Baseball […]