Nothing against Soriano’s home run, but this win belongs to the bullpen.
A pen, mind you, that’s come a long way since its April ERA of 5.37.
Ever since late April, however, the relievers have collectively lowered its ERA each month to a very respectable 2.44 come July.
Twice Saturday night the Cubs wiggled out of late inning bases loaded jams. But, that’s been the norm lately.
Of the pen’s last 20 inherited runners, just a single one has scored! That’s big time!