Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: April 30th, 2010 - Cubs vs. Diamondbacks.

Randy Wells (2-0, 2.49 ERA) vs. Rodrigo Lopez (1-0, 4.88 ERA)

Overview

Can we just go back to Tuesday and try again? The cubs were right off winning their fourth straight and every thing was looking up. Fast foward three days and the Cubs are now floundering once again.


Yesterday, the Cubs couldn't get going early and the bullpen once again took a beating after Ted Lilly got a beating of his own.

The Cubs offense was mainly late on a meaningless grandslam that makes Kosuke Fukedome's season look better. The Cubs really need to figure some things out, and why not against Lopez today.

The season is still early, but the Cubs really haven't improved much from the beginning of the season. These things will need to change if the want to compete or if they want to trade some guys to improve the farm club at the deadline.

Who's Hot
Kelly Johnson -
I remember hearing people say the Cubs should pick him up possibly, and it looks like those people were right. He had four hits yesterday and a HR.

Who's Not
Derrek Lee -
Lee's 0-for-4 dropped him to .192 on the season. It looks like it is another slow April for D-Lee.



Conlcusions

Randy Wells has looked good this year. Hopefully, he will continue to add to his legend and rack up wins for the Cubs.

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