The Cubs still can't win three in a row
"We've knocked on this door a few times," Cubs manager Mike Quade said. "I always feel like when we have one of the big three on the mound we have a shot."Zambrano is definitely one of the big three. But since his "We stink" rant in St. Louis on June 5, when he criticized the team, he's 0-2 and has given up 12 runs on 16 hits over 12 1/3 innings. Quade pointed out that four of those runs came on a grand slam in the eighth in his last start against the Phillies when he was pushing Zambrano for one more inning to avoid overworking an already overworked bullpen."This is a pretty good club," Quade said of the Brewers. "It wasn't vintage 'Z.' A couple balls were hit hard, but I thought he threw the ball great. He should've been through four with one run. The fifth inning was a tough inning for him."