A Contrarian View of the NL Central

By Chris Rewers on Thursday, March 31, 2011

I remember fondly throughout my childhood the February day in which my father would bring home a stack of baseball preview magazines.

I would devour those things and have continued the practice into adulthood. All of that reading material has helped me get through those final few weeks without baseball, but I learned long ago that such publications should not be believed as gospel.

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Reds 7, Cubs 5

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, August 29, 2010

Hero: Kosuke Fukudome (1-for-3), who continues to sizzle in August, hit a two-run, game-tying homer off reliever Arthur Rhodes in the eighth inning. Fukudome, who is hitting .274 on the season, is hitting .367 with a 1.081 OPS in August.

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Pirates 2, Cubs 1

By Chris Rewers on Monday, June 28, 2010

Hero: Brian Schlitter faced just two batters - Paul Maholm and Jose Tabata - in his major league debut, in the seventh inning, and struck them both out.

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Cubs 8, White Sox 6

By Chris Rewers on Sunday, June 27, 2010

Hero: Tyler Colvin went 3-for-5 and smacked a three-run homer - his 10th of the season - in the third inning off left-hander John Danks (7-6) to give the Cubs a 3-2 advantage and their first lead of the series.

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Sincerely, JCB

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