The Cubs still need to win four games out of the eight remaining this season in order to avoid a 100-loss season. On the flip side, the Cubs are currently in the No. 2 draft position.
Dave Sappelt was in the leadoff spot for the first time in his career and also hit his first career home run.
|Dave Sappelt hit his first major league homer against the Rockies on Tuesday night (photo from cubs.com)|
|Dave Sappelt tweeted this photo of himself in his rookie roadtrip costume|
One personal highlight (or should I say reward) for watching the game was that Len Kasper and Bob Brenly actually mentioned my name on the WGN-TV broadcast because of a tweet I had posted that said, "I think
Tomorrow the Cubs and Rockies will play the second game in the three-game series at 7:40pm CT. Jason Berken will start for the Cubs and try to earn his first win since coming to the Cubs.