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Cubs-Dodgers: Hot Bats Cooling Off Already? Dodgers Defeat Cubs 2-1

Published by on May 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The bats were finally heating up, they had won two games in a row. And, as Bob Brenly said, "they watched the Dodgers do their thing."

The Dodgers "thing" is great ground ball pitching, and small-ball baseball.

The Cubs watched helplessly as former Cub, Juan Pierre, laced a ball up the middle for a single. Then Pierre displayed his incredible speed by taking second (and probably could've taken third) as Soto had trouble transferring the ball from his glove to his hand. Whether Soto gets that ball in his hand or not, Pierre's safe. 

Rafeal Furcal then bunted a single that got into the outfield. It was an incredible bunt, and with it getting into the outfield, it easily scored Pierre. The Dodgers would...

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