Tag: Miami Marlins

Anarchists' Brunch: Cynicism On Display

Anarchists' Brunch: Cynicism On Display
I'm pretty happy the Miami series is over at the earliest possible point this year. Though Opening Days in Miami in the past have usually forecast doom (0-14 in neon lights), these days it's just a sign of the most cynical aspects of the sports world...

Feast or Famine: Marlins 2, Cubs 0

Feast or Famine: Marlins 2, Cubs 0
John Lackey pitched as fine of a game as can be asked of him anymore, and his offense repaid him by scoring no runs. Not one. I don’t subscribe to the baseball superstition that a team needs to “save some for tomorrow” when they’re scoring a lot of runs, but when they plate eleven one... Read more »

How Kyle Got His Groove Back: Marlins 6, Cubs 5

How Kyle Got His Groove Back: Marlins 6, Cubs 5
The Cubs five game winning streak came to a sad end tonight thanks to the collective handiwork of the Marlins offense, but we can all celebrate the re-arrival of Kyle Schwarber’s bat. Since his grand slam a few days ago, Schwarber has been showing signs of coming back to life at the plate, and tonight... Read more »
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Montgomery...Butler: Cubs 3, Marlins 1

Montgomery...Butler: Cubs 3, Marlins 1
Tonight Eddie Butler and Mike Montgomery combined to beat the Marlins and extend the Cubs’ gradually respectable winning streak to four games. Backed by home runs and mostly pristine defense behind them, they made quick work of Miami, holding them to just one run. The Cubs scored their first two runs in the 1st inning... Read more »