In addition to experiencing an in-game injury and an ejection, the Chicago Cubs missed out on several promising scoring opportunities en route to dropping a contest to the Washington Nationals.
An ESPN 1000 poll recently, asked whether or not fans thought Ben Zobrist “could save the leadoff slot.”
No sooner did the Cubs sweep their way past the Giants, they ushered in the chance to do the same against Washington.
Donning all-white uniforms for 2019 MLB Players' Weekend, the Chicago Cubs narrowly avoided being skunked in their series opener against the Washington Nationals.
The Cubs easily disposed of the Giants, now let’s see if they can carry that momentum into their weekend set with the Nationals
Thursday was a great night on the farm as the Cubs went 4-1 on the evening.
Cue the music, fly the flag; Cubs win 1-0 on only two hits and complete the sweep.
A failed catch on a high fly ball, which resulted from the glaring sunlight at Wrigley Field, culminated in the Chicago Cubs collecting a shutout victory over the San Francisco Giants.
When Kris Bryant sent a go-head two-run rocket into the night, he also sent Nicholas Castellanos and Cub fans alike in a fist-pumping frenzy. Bryant’s bomb put the Cubs on top for good, defeating the Giants 12-11 in a seesaw affair.
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