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Game Thread 8/31: Cubs at Phillies

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Oh good the Cubs are here.

MLB: Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

I’m going to start with the lineup right away because I don’t even know what to say anymore.

Okay that was clearly a lie I have LOTS TO SAY.

What is Asdrubal Cabrera doing at third base over Maikel Franco? Do you know? Does anyone have any idea at all? And don’t you dare say defense, because we all know that’s a lie. At this point, the Phillies overall defense is such a liability that you need to get hitters in there no matter what. He’s hit .218 with the Phillies and yet he’s PLAYING OVER MAIKEL FRANCO. Yeah, Franco’s numbers against lefties are bad, but right now Cabrera’s numbers against anyone holding

WHY SOMEONE TELL ME WHY SOMEONE TELL ME RIGHT NOW.

I give up. Discuss the game in the comments below.