Goatriders of the Apocalypse

Gamecast: Cubs at Brewers (June 10, 2010)

Ryan Dempster (4-5, 3.76) vs. Dave Bush (1-5, 4.97)

Overview
Well, it was nice to see an offensive outburts last night.  Luckily it was the nationally televised game for documentation purposes, because I am pretty sure that no one in Chicago was actually watching that game.  The big story for the day is that the Cubs are marching out the bench, which means wonderfully quirky lineups that include Chad Tracy as a cleanup hitter.  No, I don't get it either.  But hey, we won last night, so for now, Lou is a genius again.

Cubs look to get back on track and get a series win while picking up ground on the recently-swept Cardinals.  With Dave Bush on the rubber, that is a strong possibilty.

Who's Hot
Byrd and Soto:
  Both went yard twice last night and the Cubs had a total of 5 HR.  Byrd has been particularly hot and is hitting .481 on the month.

Who's Not
Ryan Theriot's ability to get on base
-  He just bugs me.  He swings in situations he shouldn't, he just recently figured out what a walk is, and has averaged 1 extra base hit in the past two months.

Conclusion
Home Run Derby.  Preferably one sided and only including Cubs hitters.

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