Cubs 9, Brewers 1: Series Won, Road Test ahead

Sunday afternoon was your typical "dog days" of summer. At the time of the first pitch, it was a whopping 98 degrees at Wrigley Field. The added heat sparked the fire in the Chicago Cubs batters as they erupted for nine runs on 11 hits. The offensive explosion began with a Kyle Schwarber double in…

Kyle Hendricks’ Artistry Proves Ace Status for Cubs

It's impossible to be anything but giddy right now. Kyle Hendricks' dominance last night felt predetermined, an eight pitch effort in the opening frame serving as a nondescript introduction of the contest's focal point. It's that quiet dominance that people all-too-often forget. Sure, Hendricks is accepted as good, with admissions aplenty that his success is…