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2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 157

2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 157

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports Cubs woes continue in 9-2 loss to Pirates Russ La Croix began the Heroes and Goats series back in 2014, so he had the experience of covering not-meaningful baseball. In my two plus years of carrying the torch, this is the first time I’ve had this experience. In a way, this feels to me like covering an exhibition game. Don’t get me wrong, when Kyle Hendricks hadn’t allowed a hit through five, I got a little excitement. Even when he had thrown a shutout through six on just one hit, I was really happy for him. But gone was any sense of “this will be...
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2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 153

2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 153

Photo by Quinn Harris/ Cubs lose third straight game and drop into third place Oh boy, did I want to be writing the story about the Cubs‘ epic comeback. The Cubs were stifled by young Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty for eight innings. Meanwhile, the Cardinals just kept chipping away at Kyle Hendricks, ultimately plating four runs against him. I told you in yesterday’s preview that Flaherty had a 1.07 ERA over his last 13 starts. He’ll have done little to damage that with one run over those eight innings. It’s an Arrieta-like run and I’ll say again that some sportswriters, absent a...

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