I can't resist the temptation to write about the Cubs after a rare win, and a blowout one at that. The Cubs dished out a tiny bit of revenge yesterday, scoring 14 runs in a three-inning span and slamming three three-run homers en route to a 15-3 win that gave the Brewers a small taste of their own medicine after their 18-1 shellacking of the Cubs on Monday. The Cubs still, you know, suck, and they remain in fifth place in the division, but nevertheless: Take that, Brewers!
- Colvin leads all rookies with 17 home runs.
- Among rookies with at least 200 at-bats, Castro has the second-highest average (.318), behind only Buster Posey.
- Castro's average would rank him third in the NL if he qualified.
- Castro's OPS (.823) is third-highest among rookies.
- Castro has five triples, the most for a Cub since Juan Pierre had 13 in 2006.