The Nervous Ninth
John Lackey held the Pirates to 1 run on 5 hits in 5. Lackey made his final appearance during the regular season last night.
It appeared it might be easy but, just when thoughts like that begin; Lightning!
The Cubs are coasting, at least to some degree but, damage can come at any time.
Bottom of the 9th, and the Bullpen allows 3 across.after the Cubs got 2 in the 9th. It was close. However, the Cubs prevailed.
Tonight’s game in Pittsburgh is already headed for the 7th inning with the Cubs trying to overcome a 6 run deficit.
Jake Arrieta started the game. Arrieta looked flat compared to his last several games, and completes the year with a 3.10 ERA.
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