NLCS: Báez Rips Two Dingers; Cubs Stay Alive
As an aside, Chicago Cubs skipper Joe Maddon is 2-2 in the National League Championship Series.
That's not the Fuzzies' record in it.
They're 1-3, thanks to winning a close one in Game 5.
It's Maddon's numbers for games where he's stuck around to see the finish.
At least Maddon hung around long enough to view the five bombs -- solo shots each -- that accounted for every run in this 3-2 game that enabled his club to fight another day.
There wasn't much doubt the wind at Wrigley was blowing out.
Maddon's put together a couple of interesting ejections:
- His dismissal in Game 2 had no point. Why argue with umpires when decisions were rendered from on high at MLB's replay central?
- When did he ever think he'd have to argue a foul tip that was overturned by the blue dude in left field?
Billy Martin would've been proud.
So would Earl Weaver.
Maddon's got a long way to go.