The 2013 Cubs Run Expectancy Matrix

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So yeah, the Cubs had a bad inning.  You may know about the run expectancy matrix.  With bases loaded and no outs, a team is expected to score over two runs by the end of the inning.  Alas, we’re talking about the Cubs.  So let’s take a look… Here’s a Continue reading The 2013 Cubs Run Expectancy Matrix

The Cubs Eighth Inning, Brought to You By Depends and Starter Fire Logs

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The Cubs lost in Cublike fashion to the Atlanta Braves 6-5. The focus fell on the ineffective closer Carlos Marmol who gave up the game tying and game winning homeruns in the span of three batters. Going by Fangraphs, Carlos Marmol deserves the lion share of the blame for the Continue reading The Cubs Eighth Inning, Brought to You By Depends and Starter Fire Logs