Chicago Cubs: A chat with Eduardo Perez ahead of Sunday Night Baseball

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As the Chicago Cubs take on Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals, we sat down with ESPN analyst and former big leaguer Eduardo Perez for a chat.

This weekend series at Wrigley Field between the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals has been a roller coaster of emotions for fans.

In Friday’s opener, Nationals starter Jeremy Hellickson carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning. The Cubs bats then roared to life late, picking up the win. On Saturday, a Washington offense led by Ryan Zimmermann put a hurting on Jon Lester, sending him to yet another lopsided second half loss.

With a series victory on the line Sunday night, Chicago hands the ball to left-hander Cole Hamels for his first career Wrigley Field start as a member of the Chicago Cubs. He faces little margin for error as he’s opposed by likely NL Cy Young finalist Max Scherzer on the bump.

Ahead of Sunday’s series finale, we sat down with ESPN MLB analyst and former big leaguer Eduardo Perez to get his thoughts on these two teams, Bryce Harper and what October will hold this time around.