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Re: 2016 Season 

Post#181 » by hermes » Sat Aug 27, 2016 2:22 pm

thanks a lot kris, his game last night is making me look bad. yeah it has to be bryant


i'm really pulling for hendricks as the cy young, would be great for him and a great story - he was like the number 5 starter to begin the year!
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Post#182 » by hermes » Sat Aug 27, 2016 2:25 pm

another shout out to russell who continues to quietly produce further down the lineup (from bryzzo), we've got a shot for three guys to hit 100 rbis this year. i don't know how often that happens but it seems like it would be a big deal. especially for addison because i don't think people were expecting him to be doing this well (and his average isn't even that great!)

heyward had a nice game last night too, without him in the bottom of the 9th we don't have more bryant heroics
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Re: 2016 Season 

Post#183 » by Kizz Fastfists » Sun Aug 28, 2016 3:51 am

Last year only 13 players had 100+ RBIs In 2014 12 hit 100+ and in 2013 15 got 100+. This year 26 are on pace with 3 of them being Cubs. It is unlikely all 26 will maintain their pace so the Cubs could finish with 3 out of 18ish guys with 100+ RBIs this year.
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Post#184 » by hermes » Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:19 pm

wow, that was another crazy game

and another game where i had given up on them in the 8th down 6-3

no quit in this team
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Post#185 » by hermes » Fri Sep 2, 2016 10:06 pm

addison russell is still good

bullpen has been really good lately
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Post#186 » by IbreakNeckZ101 » Mon Sep 5, 2016 1:50 am

Unbelievable we took three out of four from the Giants....Our bullpen was locked down, and J-Hey finally is coming through, these are good days to be a cub fan. World series or bust, still awesome.
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Post#187 » by hermes » Mon Sep 5, 2016 2:00 pm

yeah, heyward starting to hit is going to be a real boon to the lineup
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Post#188 » by karch34 » Tue Sep 6, 2016 2:06 pm

Lot of positives. Smith is looking good and Rondon is coming back so bullpen should be even better.
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Post#189 » by Howling Mad » Thu Sep 8, 2016 6:15 pm

Bryant jumps into a head first slide to first, in the top of the first inning, against a team that doesn't matter, with the Cubs a million games ahead in the division, and a single digit magic number in the first week of September, by your MVP candidate.

You'd like to tell him to turn it down a notch, but I guess you just don't mess with that.
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Post#190 » by karch34 » Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:00 am

Lester with another dominant performance! Feeling really good about Lester, Arietta, and Hendricks in the post season.
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Post#191 » by hermes » Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:50 pm

i like this kris bryant kid, he's good
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Re: 2016 Season 

Post#192 » by hermes » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:27 pm

hendricks close to a no-hitter

furthering his cy young campaign
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Post#193 » by hermes » Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:51 am

lester's good, rizzo is too (over 30 homers and over 100 rbi now)
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Post#194 » by hermes » Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:51 am

also the division magic number is one
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Post#195 » by hermes » Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:32 pm

walk off! and division champs! first time since 2008!

woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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Re: 2016 Season 

Post#196 » by hermes » Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:24 pm

more offense

reds pitching is real bad
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Post#197 » by hermes » Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:37 pm

4 in a row, take that cardinals!
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Post#198 » by hermes » Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:58 pm

clinched the best record in the nl, home field throughout the playoffs
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Post#199 » by hermes » Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:41 pm

really cool what they did for david ross, and he even hit a homer

great game, great moments
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Re: 2016 Season 

Post#200 » by hermes » Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:44 pm

100 wins!
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