Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 5/3/13
The Cubs kicked off their 10-game home stand with a four-game series against the Padres. There were great outings by our starting pitchers, and by “our starting pitchers,” I mean the Cubs starting pitchers.  Offensively, the Cubs seem to be getting more life, they finished off the month of April with 35 home runs, which is third in franchise history.  Defensively they need to get better, the Cubs have committed 22 errors, which is second most in the majors, and those errors have led to fourteen unearned runs. 4/29 vs. Padres W 5-3 4/30 vs. Padres L 7-13 5/01 vs. Padres W 6-2 5/02 vs. Padres L 2-4 vs. The Padres 4/29- Jeff Samardzija gave up three runs on four hits and struck out eight in five innings of work. He did not get the win and is actually 0-4 with a no-decision since his Opening Day victory over the Pirates, that’s why you can’t trust wins and losses because it is not a fair reflection of how a starter has been pitching. Michael Bowden picked up the win and Kevin Gregg his ...
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