Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: April 25th, 2010 - Cubs at Brewers

Randy Wells (1-0, 2.45 ERA) vs. Dave Bush (1-0, 2.41 ERA)

Overview

How about that? The Cubs found a way to score some more runs and Ted Lilly tossed six scoreless innings to give the Cubs back-to-back wins. Now the Cubs have a chance to sweep the Brewers once again, which didn't happen a week ago.

Last night the offense was once again powered by Marlon Byrd, who picked up three more hits. Soto picked up two more and even Aramis Ramirez got into the action with a bloop RBI single.

The Cubs are looking better and even the bullpen was effectively wild last night. John Grabow had a chance to blow up, but managed a way out of it with the help of Carlos Zambrano.

What was really nice was the top of the 8th inning when the Cubs tacked on three extra runs, including Big Z's Sac-Fly. On the mound, Z did give up a run but got the job done as the Cubs held on to the 5-1.

Randy Wells looks for his second win of the year, after being denied against New York on Tuesday.

Who's Hot
Marlon Byrd -
He's only hitting .338 on the season so far with 14 RBI.

Who's Not
Derrek Lee -
He's only 3 for 24 in his last seven days. It might be a nice day to give Lee a day off.

Conclusions

The Cubs are starting to play better and hopefully are bout to run off like 7 in a row. Enjoy this great Sunday and go Cubs.

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