The Cubs just expect the rich guy to get all the hits
You have to outscore the other to win games. That seems like an issue already.
Three games is too small of a sample size to draw any conclusions on how good or bad a team is. But game one, a crisp 4-0 win over the Brewers on Thursday is probably a pretty good look at how this offensively challenged team is going to have to win games.
The subsequent 3-1 and 9-5 losses are probably a pretty good look at how they’re going to play more often than not.
Cubs President of Not Being Sure How Many Outfielders You Need To Have On A Roster Jed Hoyer told anyone foolish enough to stick a microphone in his face all offseason that the Cubs needed to vastly improve on offense.
And you know what? Maybe they have.
Dansby Swanson is off to the kind of start to his Cubs’ career not seen since…Seiya Suzuki started last year hitting .417/.529/1.167 with three homers and eight RBI in his first four games at Wrigley.
Dansby, in just three games is hitting .583/.615/.667. Shows what big brains like me know about anything.
And then theres…well, no, that’s it. Just him.
The rest of the new guys: Luis Torrens, Trey Mancini, F. Barnyard, Cody Bellinger, Eric Hosmer, Miles Mastrobuoni and Edwin Rios combined to go 3-for-41 (.073) with two RBI and 16 strikeouts in the opening series.
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