Remember when 82 games seemed about right? Get excited Chicago, because the latest Cubs W has them 7 games above the experts’ predictions. Oh yeah, and there’s 11 games left. Jake Arietta got his MLB leading 20th win and Kris Bryant passed yet another milestone. Click below for a recap:
Our Cubs got their 89th win yesterday against the Brewers. Jake Arietta had his usual sub-2 ERA as he got his MLB leading 3rd shutout pitching a complete game to lead the Northsiders to a 4-0 victory. Schwarber had a RBI double off an error by the Brew Crew, and Kris Bryant broke the Cubs’ rookie record for home runs, with 26 this season
Overall, a historic night for the Cubbies. Their magic number is 3 games now to clinch a playoff berth.