We have discussed some very heavy and contentious topics the last couple of days, with a lot of thoughtful posts.
Now, let's just focus on tonight's game; the Cubs have the chance to win four in a row for the first time in almost a year -- since July 8-15, 2005, when they won 5 in a row sandwiched around the All-Star break.
|Today's Starting Pitchers
Intriguing. Marshall is throwing against the Astros for the second straight start; he threw that gem last Wednesday, only to lose to someone throwing better.
Pettitte is 1-3 with an 8.64 ERA on the road this year. He is 0-2, 4.40 lifetime vs. the Cubs (0-1, 7.11 at Wrigley Field). Naturally, that probably means he's in line to throw a 3-hit shutout tonight.
The Cubs are 7-1 in home night games, for whatever THAT is worth.
Discuss amongst yourselves.