Tag: Gregory polanco

A Foggy End--Pirates 7 Cubs 1

A Foggy End--Pirates 7 Cubs 1
If this was a game Kyle Hendricks was playing on a PlayStation 4, I think the temptation to ragequit after the first at bat would have been high. Josh Harrison launched a solo shot in the first plate appearance of the game. Hendricks threw an uncharacteristic sinker belt high over the plate 3-2 that Harrison... Read more »

Why Him?--Pirates 6 Cubs 1

Why Him?--Pirates 6 Cubs 1
Francisco Cervelli is moving higher and higher on my personal list of Cubs killer every series it seems. Kyle Hendricks struggled with his command and was perhaps squeezed a bit throughout the day. He managed to get Adam Frazier to ground out on a 3-2 pitch to start the game, but Gregory Polanco launched a... Read more »

So long Lonely Avenue. Cubs 6 Pirates 3.

So long Lonely Avenue. Cubs 6 Pirates 3.
Today’s answer is 5. Starlin Castro and Anthony “The Bear” Rizzo combined for 5 RBI in helping the Cubs defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-3 today. When the Cubs win, the answer is usually a crooked number. Today it was 5.  And it all happened in the third. Bases loaded when Anthony Rizzo came up. Pirate... Read more »
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