Gamecast- June 4, 2010, Cubs at Astros
Carlos Zambrano (1-3, 6.12) vs. Felipe Paulino (0-7, 4.40)
Well, this day has finally come. It's hard to ignore the elephant storyline in the room. Unless you've been hiding under a rock for the past 2 weeks, you've been hearing about the triumphant return of Carlos Zambrano to the rotation. Well, here it is. What that means, I'm not really sure just yet, but I do know this: Z belongs in the rotation.
Outside of that, there really aren't any storylines worth covering. The Cubs are playing mediocre ball, the Astros are absolutely terrible. Good news is, someone has to win this game. Hopefully, the Cubs seize the opportunity.
I expect Zambrano to be passionate, but I hope he holds off on the hot headedness.
The 3-4 hitters of both teams have underperformed for both teams all season long.
We need this game. For that matter, we need a sweep. Go Cubs. Do things.