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Aura_Masta420

WIN


unexpectedhalfrican

That bunt was beautiful.


unexpectedhalfrican

**[ W ]**


Zealousideal-Tax-527

Good win!


mt77932

**W!**


Red_Cascade

W


Aura_Masta420

W


zanysteve

Odds of giving up a two run Homer?


zanysteve

Whew....


steveofthejungle

[POV: you’re me laying under a tree listening to the game on your headphones at the park](https://imgur.com/a/V91EvSu)


mt77932

Very nice


unexpectedhalfrican

Jealous!


steveofthejungle

Enjoying the good weather while I can!


unexpectedhalfrican

I feel like marlins games should just be held in a local public park. There's not enough fans to justify this massive stadium.


The_Collector4

More like Ian Hapless. Knew I should have kept him on the bench today.


unexpectedhalfrican

Cmon fonzie


mt77932

I hope everyone is doing well. Tonight is the night we end the losing streak and rip through the remainder of our schedule in a orgy of rage and madness.


-_butters_-

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)


Aura_Masta420

( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)


unexpectedhalfrican

SMOL BOL


bodie221

TEAM QUIROZ


Hope4years

The David Bote game


steveofthejungle

Pretty sure the David Bote game was in 2018


Hope4years

True, that grand slam walk off is hard to top! But if he scores the only Cub runs tonight, it’s Bote Game 2022.


unexpectedhalfrican

Holy shit Quiroz may be my new favourite player. He's been giving a clinic tonight. Edit: lol downvoted for hyping a player having a good night. Never change, reddit. 😂


Go4Lo

I wanted to downvote you just because I agree with your stance on inexplicable downvotes and have said that very same phrase. Alas, an upvote.


unexpectedhalfrican

Lol it's just amusing. Obviously dudes not my fave player, but I'm a sucker for underdogs, and a 30 y/o rookie finally getting his shot and making some great plays is very satisfying to me. Sorry that offends people? 😂😂 anyways thank you for the updoot!


Hope4years

Nice bunt Rookie


Spectre211286

this inning sponsored by Small ball


TranceScape

Gorgeous fucking bunts boys. Just like Rossy drew it up


unexpectedhalfrican

Damn Hermosillo doing his best to silence the haters


Chef_Brokentoe

A baseball anywhere to the foot is going to sting, but especially right there.


TranceScape

Anything to get Hermosillo on base


-_butters_-

The heat map of Hermosillo's strike zone is two shades of blue


qhsk

Bullpen Alzolay is my favorite player


unexpectedhalfrican

Welp.


Hope4years

Young really hustled


unexpectedhalfrican

How do you have a pitcher with a pitch count of 99 and you're *just now* getting someone warm in the pen?


lupin43

The 135 pitch shutout did not go according to plan


steveofthejungle

⛵️ 💣


Hope4years

Bote McBoteface!


unexpectedhalfrican

Huh. I guess that's why Bote is still here.


Spectre211286

isnt that where the homerun statue used to be?


Hope4years

I believe it was


steveofthejungle

Computer is being a slow buttface and felt lazy so got Pat and Ron on the radio waking around the park. Pretty nice


KnickedUp

How is Hermo not a top 50 prospect? So good


unexpectedhalfrican

These betting app commercials drive me insane. "Hey guys! Know how everything is insanely expensive right now and you're just barely scraping by? Well come on over here and blow some more money on our app! We promise it won't be addicting!"


Hope4years

For over a hundred years baseball has had a problematic relationship with gambling, with huge scandals ruining careers and reputations. It just feels wrong to act like baseball and gambling are all chummy now.


unexpectedhalfrican

I hate it. I don't even have like a personal story where my life was ruined by gambling or something. I just don't like it, and I hate that, not only is every game *sponsored* by these apps, but now you also have them giving fucking odds and parlays *in the game* as well! And if you're Apple TV, then you literally have the betting odds live on screen during the whole fucking game!


cum-pizza

The usual streams are not working, guess I can’t watch this shitty game


qhsk

I’m gonna miss Frank the Tank I won’t lie, Schwinsanity will not be forgotten


unexpectedhalfrican

I loved the Schwisdom era best 😭


Hope4years

It was a lot of fun while it lasted


tcherry7

Easy to get ahead in the count if the ump calls balls strikes Ron.


unexpectedhalfrican

"FUCK!" -- Ian Happ


SpawnJetpack

I know Happ's favorite word


HaV0C

Ian Happ clear as day on field mic.


SpawnJetpack

Not first time, seems like last 3 games heard loud and clear


HaV0C

At least once a week


unexpectedhalfrican

The worst part of this story is that she threw away the oysters. It's FL, you don't waste seafood, and no one is considerate of others, so bus oysters are perfectly acceptable lol


Squeezeboner

Taylor admits to multiple terrible decisions. She's tellin' me there's a chance fellas


golden_sombreros

That depends, do you like jerseys


Squeezeboner

aww fuck. I have a Kerry Wood jersey.


golden_sombreros

Starting to think Boog's got a crush on Taylor


HaV0C

I don't blame him


HaV0C

Bus oysters, lol


SpawnJetpack

Boog quit picking on Taylor :P


Squeezeboner

About to dig in to some browned and smoked brats, braised in ale and sauerkraut and served on a poppy seed bun with onions, tomatoes, and a couple sport peppers. So take THAT, Miami. :P


SpawnJetpack

Some spicy mustard? Onions grilled?


Squeezeboner

You damned right.


lupin43

Huge DP right there


northdakotact

I took my GF to her first cubs game yesterday. Her family is from Elgin. We both live in FL.


Hope4years

Edit: Sorry she didn’t get to see a W.


northdakotact

Thanks. I'm a Marlins fan, but I really wanted a cubs win for her. We're going next year, you guys are coming in April for a weekend.


SoIdierBoy

not get humiliated by the Marlins challenge (impossible)


unexpectedhalfrican

How do we sweep the gd Mets but are getting embarrassed by the stinky fish?


unexpectedhalfrican

Can someone honestly tell me why Bote is still here getting consistent starts?


gonz815

Oh the echoes what a crummy ballpark uggh


unexpectedhalfrican

Makes it sound like there's more than 6 fans there.


jimmykane366

Have they talked about the A-Rod HBP yet or not, come on give the people what they want


austiggins

Is Joe Girardi in the booth?


Sunwestcome

Him and Demp


unexpectedhalfrican

Are we really this beat up? I mean...is this really the lineup we're going with?


jimmykane366

Just realized even our booth is backups too lmao


unexpectedhalfrican

Lmao yep. I don't mind Demp so much but I'm not really a fan of Girardi.


steveofthejungle

Just woke up from an incredible nap. Now time to watch a game for the first time in a week!


Sunwestcome

Didn't catch the last couple of games. Where did Quiroz come from?


lupin43

Pretty much a AAA lifer, I think we traded for him from the Rays earlier in the year. News wouldn’t have made much of a splash


iamthatguythere

Gave up Harold Ramirez for him. Harold’s been good


lupin43

Nice throw back there Pajama!


lupin43

Whatever stream I am using is very behind but woohoo Quiroz lol!


nongzhigao

Lmaooo...gets first major league hit, 10 seconds later gets doubled up thanks to Bote.


iamthatguythere

Yeah ya little leprechaun! Also run faster bote


jimmykane366

this lineup lol


sdpcommander

I feel like our biggest need going into next season is an ace. Most of the starting pitching we already have are like 3s at best, with the potential to be 2s. I guess we really have to go hard after Rodon in FA.


Spectre211286

https://www.mlb.com/news/mlb-2022-23-free-agents-by-position Rodon or Nola are the only SP worth going after


RevJake

No chance Nola hits free agency this offseason.


Spectre211286

He's not locked yet tho


RevJake

He has a club option though, and the Phillies are 100%, no doubt at all going to lock him in at the $15.5 mil salary.


A_Lacuna

Kodai Senga as well, not listed in that link because he's international I suppose. He'd be my preference of those 3.


RevJake

I think Senga is more likely to be another middle rotation arm in the MLB. He should also be considerably cheaper than Rodon, but thats because he's not a lock for the top of the rotation.


A_Lacuna

I really believe in Senga's upside, more than I trust Rodon to repeat his performance and especially to stay healthy. Plus, as you mentioned, I think the cost is likely to be a bit lower which makes future moves a bit easier. In my perfect offseason we trade for and extend Ohtani (without giving up PCA and/or Davis in the dream scenario), sign Senga, and get one of the SS FAs - ideally Turner or Correa but Bogaerts is a lot more likely in that scenario.


RevJake

I'd definitely be happy with signing Senga if he does cost the price of a mid rotation arm. For what it's worth, fangraphs considers his upside to be that of a 50 fv prospect, which isn't a bad thing, but it doesnt suggest top of rotation arm, and since he's 30, he's more likely to decline than he is improve. I would definitely be psyched with that offseason.


jcwillia1

I’ll take Rodon thank you.


iamthatguythere

There are definitely 9 players in this lineup


-_butters_-

Um, wow 😬


Spectre211286

[Drew Smyly is being pushed back and will not start tomorrow vs. Miami. He is feeling some shoulder fatigue so Cubs want to give him more time. Marcus Stroman will now start tomorrow. ](https://twitter.com/M_Montemurro/status/1572316814650249216)