Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: Cubs at Brewers, June 9, 2010

Carlos Zambrano (1-4, 6.14 ERA) vs. Randy Wolf (4-5, 4.66 ERA)

Overview
Well, that sucked.  Ted Lilly once again got screwed from a win, this time by someone other than himself.  The Cubs look to even the series up tonight with Big Z, a man very familiar with the comforts of Miller Park.  Including his no-hitter, which wasn't against the Brewers, Z is 4-0 with a 1.96 ERA in his last five starts at Miller Park.  Z faced the Brewers at Wrigley on April 15 and gave up four runs in five innings.  I expect a much more consistent (oxymoron?!) Z tonight than the one we saw in April, or even his last start, for that matter.

As I stated in my Series Preview, Wolf is one of those guys that seems to give us trouble.  Luckily, he's had the affinity to help other teams "clog the bases" this season.  If the Cubs can show a little patience, I think they can see their bats awaken for a few crooked numbers tonight.

Who's Hot
Lou Piniella-
This is more a hope than anything.  I'd like to see him light a fire under someone.  Anyone.  I'm kind of tired of his lack of fire and inability to speak cohesively in a press conference.

Who's Cold
The Cubs- 
Dropped 6 of the last 8.  Hard to point at one particular person when they whole team is sort of letting you down.

Conclusion
Polish will win the sausage race.  Also, the Cubs will win.

offense?

Im confused, maybe concusion, maybe vertigo, but did we really hit 5 dingers tonight? am i dreaming? I know Wolf sux but damn, we actually got by even after one of our pitchers gave up the lead again. could we be turning a corner or just trying to get some attention back from the Hawks? guess we gotta wait and see. anyway Big CONGRATS to D LEE finally gettin #300 (haha Soriano he beat you) and hell yeh lets party BLACKHAWKS Stanley Cup Champions!

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