Chicago Cubs: The unusual suspects leading the way

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Chicago Cubs need these contributions

The Cubs have desperately needed the contributions from these players to keep afloat while the pitching tries to work itself out. When you see a Cubs’ team scoring this many runs, you think it’s going to all be from Rizzo, Bryant, Baez and Contreras. But it’s the ‘unusual suspects’ getting it done early for the Cubs.

The pace that most of these players are on will be hard to keep. But even if things level out, this kind of output from players that you don’t expect it from, that bodes well for them. So while this group helps carry them, the rest of the team will need to come alive.

Next. The Cubs bullpen and how it came to this. dark

This season hasn’t been a great one to talk about to start. The Cubs offense, which was thought to be ‘broken’ last season, has shown its back. Can the pitching now catch up and help the Cubs get back to the top of the Central?

*Stats correct as of 4/6