Carlos Zambrano was the first Cubs pitcher since 1972( Milt Pappas) to throw a no hitter. Not only that the Cubs' ace was one BB away from a perfect game and he was the first pitcher since 1900 to pitch a no hitter on neutral site.
I want to say that is was a great game, not just because Z gave up 0 hits, but for these reason-
- Carlos finally proves that he is healthy and is back to himself. He is the NL player of the week!
- He has his strike out and velocity up along with command of his fastball and slider. Things he was missing this season.
- Soto, a rookie, called a great game and deserves as much credit as Z does for the no hitter. Not only was he rookie of the month for the 2nd time this year, last month, he caught a no-no. He is your ROY! Here is a good read-
- The Cubs now have momentum and a commanding lead in the NL Central with the Magic # to win the Division down to 7!
All in all it was a great night for Cub fans. Keep it GOING!!!