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2023 Cubs Heroes & Goats: Game 90

The Cubs got a good performance out of Cody Bellinger, but not much else.

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Thomas Smith should be back soon to give you more details, analysis and the leaderboards. In the meantime, I’m here to continue this feature and give you the WPA numbers behind Friday’s loss.

Game 90: Cubs 3, Red Sox 8



Superhero: Cody Bellinger (.131). Two home runs

Hero: Anthony Kay (.036). 1⅓ scoreless innings, walk

Sidekick: Mike Tauchman (.014). 1-for-5, RBI double


Billy Goat: Kyle Hendricks (-.273). 4⅔ innings, five runs, four HR

Goat: Mark Leiter Jr. (-.112). One inning, two runs, HR

Kid: Ian Happ (-.094). 0-for-4, strikeout

Cubs Play of the Game: With two out in the fifth, Cody Bellinger homered to make the score 5-3. (.082)

Red Sox/WPA Play of the Game: With one out and a runner on base in the seventh, Justin Turner homered to make the score 7-3. (.117)


Who was the Cubs Player of the Game?

This poll is closed

  • 96%
    Cody Bellinger
    (54 votes)
  • 1%
    Anthony Kay
    (1 vote)
  • 0%
    Mike Tauchman
    (0 votes)
  • 1%
    Someone else (leave in comments)
    (1 vote)
56 votes total Vote Now