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Cub-ism 1

The Cubs won tonight and looked good doing it. Lester really needs to practice throwing to first. The NL isn’t much of a running league but he doesn’t give his catchers any help whatsoever. Hamilton stole three without breaking a sweat.
The thing I notice about Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant is the same thing I noticed about Anthony Rizzo, namely, their tremendous baseball instincts. All three have clearly put in the time to react reflexively and appropriately–something that a lot of ballplayers seem to lack.
Diamond rats. Addison Russell seems so far to share that. Continue reading