Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: April 23rd, 2010 - Cubs at Brewers

Ryan Dempster (1-0, 3.15 ERA) vs. Jeff Suppan (0-0, 7.20)

Overview

I knew this season probably wasn't a banner year, but I had hope that the Cubs might actually play some decent baseball for a few months.

Well, after a few weeks it sure looks like that is not going to happen. The Cubs have found a way to lose every series so far except against the Brewers.

The offense has hit, but it has failed to score runs and find a way to come through in the clutch.

On the other hand, the starters have looked great. There really isn't much to say right now that already hasn't been said, so we can see what can happen in the next week or so.

Who's Hot

Teams playing the Cubs - The Mets were regarded as a team that was going to struggle this year. Well, soembody forgot to tell them this week as they took 3 of 4 from the Cubs.

Who's Not

Aramis Ramirez - He had a chance last night to make up for some early season struggles, but it didn't happen. I know one thing for sure: he probably will not opt out of his deal this time.

Conclusions

The Cubs and Brewers usually have fun a series. I just hope Ryan Braun doesn't make us look silly with six HR in the series (or tonight).

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