The Chicago Cubs pitching and hitting is clicking on all cylinders right now. The Cubs took 3 of 4 games from the Astros at Wrigley Field this week, outscoring the Astros 12-0 on Wednesday and 12-3 today.
The Cubs are now 54-46 and are 8 games over .500 for the 1st time during the 2009 MLB schedule. The Cubs still trail the 1st place Cards by a half game in the NL Central race and can move into a tie with the San Francisco Giants for teh wild card lead if the Giants lose to the Phillies tonight. The Cubs have also played 5 fewer games than the Cards with 2 less losses in the all-important “L” column.