Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: May 17th, 2010 - Cubs vs. Rockies

Randy Wells (3-2, 4.27 ERA) vs. Aaron Cook (1-3, 5.80 ERA)

Overview

I usually like to look at some of the news around the Cubs world  to discuss, but there really isn't anything of note to discuss.

Yesterday, Lou went off and the Cubs picked up a win. So, I guess it worked this time. But will it last? This team isn't really built to win it seems. Derrek Lee, Ted Lilly and Mike Fontenot/Ryan Theriot are probably will be dealt if the Cubs can find something that will help.

Thanks to some odd scheduling, the Cubs face the Rockies today and tomorrw, before heading to Philly on Wednesday. The Cubs are still 5.5 back thanks to the Dusty Baker's Reds sweeping the Cardinals. Just Nuts!

Who's Hot

Derrek Lee - Well, it took long enough for Lee to heat up. But he did hit .375 this past week. Thinks are better, but he only had two RBIs and no HR.

Alfonso Soriano - He continues to get knocks and is hitting .331 on the season with 7 HR's. Not too bad, but it's too bad the Cubs can't win.

Who's Not

Geovanny Soto - Soto leads the team in OBP, but is not hitting in his last week. He's only 3 for his last 20 with no RBIs. Everybody is going to be up and down, and right now Soto is down.

Ryan Theriot - He's not looking great since Castro came up. He's three for his last 17 with no walks. No wonder Lou sat him on Sunday, because he has done nothing other than K with a tying runnin on third base.

Conclusions

As we all get ready for the last 3.5 Hours of lost, we will try and get through this week of Chicago Cubs baseball.

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