Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: June 17th vs. White Sox

Jon Danks (4-5, 4.81 ERA) vs. Carlos Zambrano (4-2, 3.39 ERA)

Story Lines

The minute we get away from the steriods saga it comes back just in time to ruin baseball once again. At this point who cares who used and who didn't? Baseball let it happen, they're cracking down now, and it is time to move on.

Anyway, there is a game today and every day until the All-Star Break, I believe. This is also the first meeting of the year against the Cross-town rivals, so that's something I guess.

In other news, it's raining in Chicago. I doubt the game starts on time, and I'm not sure there won't be a second rain delay at some point.

Who's Hot

Derrek Lee - Lee's hitting .391 in his last six games and sporting a 13-game hitting streak. Of course he's only got two extra base hits during that time.

Geovany Soto - In his last six games, Soto is 7-for-20 with 1 HR and two doubles. It's still not great, but it's a lot better.

Who's Not

Kosuke Fukudome - Looks like Fukudomes good start to 2009 is about through. It's crazy how he can look so good for time and totally suck the rest. Wait, I guess it isn't that crazy considering he's a Cub. He's 2-for-22 in last six games. Ouch!

Alfonso Soriano - What are we going to do with Sori? We've all seen the crazy slumps and crazy hot streaks, but nothing has last this long. He's an automatic out right now, whos 3-for-his-last-25. No wonder we're .500.

Note from Kurt: At the risk of alienating Kevin, I'm just taking Chris's post from yesterday and moving it up to today


Dude, I know Geovany and Kosuke are both strange names but you misspell names all the time and have the most typos of any of the bloggers on this site. Not a huge issue, but I figured someone should probably tell you.

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