Results tagged ‘ Jair Jurrjens ’
The Cubs are riding quite possibly their best streak of the 2012 season as they roll into Atlanta for a four game series. Winning five of their last six, the Cubs have been getting solid pitching and clutch hitting, the timely hits have mostly come from Anthony Rizzo. Rizzo has played five major league games for the Cubs, the Cubs are 4-1 in those games with Rizzo getting the game winning hit in three of them. The Braves have actually been better on the road then at home where they have an 18-20 record. In order for the Cubs to keep rolling they are going to have to shut down a rather potent Atlanta offense, the Braves have scored the 4th most runs in the National League. As long as the Cubs stay patient they should have a pretty good look at the Braves pitching staff, as they have walked the 5th most guys in the National League. Finally some exciting baseball, let’s hope the Cubs can continue their strong play and at worst earn a split in Atlanta. Full preview/breakdown after the jump.