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    No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Well, I'll start it.

    He went 5 1/3rd shutout innings with 10 K's, 3 BB's and allowed 5 hits. Pretty damn good, even if it is against the lowly Giants. I'm excited to have him in the rotation. I haven't been able to watch the game, so I'm not sure why he was pulled in the 6th, but with a 7-0 lead, no need to keep him in there longer than that.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    He was pulled in the 6th because he was at 96 pitches.

    Very typical Harden start. Didn't give up runs, but couldn't go deep into the game. Good news for Cub fans, though, is that his velocity was back up. He was consistently hitting 96 while I was watching, while in his previous start he was hovering around 91.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Early reports are he felt a pop in his shoulder. He is getting an MRI on it Monday.


    Just kidding



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    If he stays healthy, he's the best pitcher available that was picked up and one of the best in baseball.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    First two guys reached base in the 6th, then Harden got his 10th strikeout. Gaudin finished the inning.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    And the Cubs blow a 7 run lead....



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonez7 View Post
    And the Cubs blow a 7 run lead....
    Holy cow that was nuts...about every possible thing that could go wrong did!



    Im just glad I have Homan as my bodyguard, Eustachy joked. If I ever make it real big and get to drive a limo everyday, hell be driving it. I thought he came off the bench like somebody was stealing his cow or something.

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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Unfreakingbelievable.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Carlos is not helping my drinking problem right now.


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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Extra innings now in a game that was led 7-0 at home going into the 8th inning. Poor pitching management by Lou today.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Cubs would be well served to try and pick up one more BP arm.

    Might as well try for Street or Fuentes.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    LOL @ Mark DeRosa trying to bunt on 0-1. It's like he expected the pitcher to throw it at the bat.

    But, then Wilson comes back with 4 straight balls. My God, San Fran still sucks.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Wow, that was close. I thought he got the foot.



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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    On second glance, safe.

    So, Cubs fans, how long do you leave Marmol in the setup spot? 10 ER in his last 7.1 IP. Do you hope he works through it?


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    Re: No Cubs/Rich Harden debut thread?

    Cubs win! I hope there's nothing wrong with Marmol, and it was just one of those outings.



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