This was a stinker from the words ‘play ball.‘
A label which applies anytime you make more errors (2) than runs scored (1).
Lilly was behind in the count and left pitches up all night, which is never a good thing at little ‘ol Citizens Bank Ballpark.
Don’t know if the left knee was bothering Ted or not. Either way, it’s a forgettable outing.
Despite the two errors (Soriano’s dropped fly ball and Blanco’s errant throw) the Cubs are still ranked second in the majors in fielding efficiency according to Baseball Prospectus.