Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: April 28th, 2010 - Cubs vs. Nationals

GameCastRyan Dempster (2-0, 2.60 ERA) vs. Luis Atilano (1-0, 1.50 ERA)

Overview
I missed last night's game because I was busy defending my thesis. So, you can blame me for the loss, because I was not there to offer my support. You know what? I will take the loss just to be done with that stupid paper. Now, I can focus on the Cubs again for at least seven weeks, which is about how much time I have until Baby Yarbage enters the world. Then, all bets are off.

As for the Cubs, Dempster takes the mound once again. He's been good so far, so hopefully that continues.

The Nats trot some guy out there that I've never heard of or know anything about. It would be nice to finally light one of these guys to claim a victory.

Who's Hot
Livan Hernandez -
Seriously, what is up with this guy? My bets on a deal with the deal at the crossroads. He will dominate this year, get traded to the Yankess in July and win a World Series MVP, before disappearing off the face of the earth.

Who's Not
John Grabow
- His ERA is now topping 7 runs a game. Nice job, John!

Conclusions

There is no reason the Cubs can't win today. It would put the Cubs back at .500 before a four-game series with the Diamondbacks.

Grabow

Yesterday's outing LOWERED his ERA. The runner that scored reached on Grabow's error - still an 'unearned' run!

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