Cubs Game Post 7/16

Cubs Game Post 7/16
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:05 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Reds 1. Jesse Winker (L) LF 2. Joey Votto (L) 1B 3. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 4. Yasiel Puig (R) RF 5. Derek Dietrich (L) 2B 6. Nick Senzel (R) CF 7. Jose Peraza (R) SS 8. Kyle Farmer (R) C 9. Anthony... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Happ homers twice; Rea, Abbott, Uelmen and Little all impress on the mound

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Happ homers twice; Rea, Abbott, Uelmen and Little all impress on the mound
AAA Iowa 5, Oklahoma City 2 Game Recap Iowa scored twice in the bottom of the 1st and would not relinquish the lead the whole game. Colin Rea was as good as he’s been all season, tossing eight innings of two-run ball. Ian Happ homered in the 5th to make the game 3-1, then hit... Read more »

Early Morning Dabs: Persistence

Early Morning Dabs: Persistence
The First Hundred Persistence can mean a lot of different things. It can be a positive. It can be a negative. To be honest it is largely the reason you are getting a post this morning at all. But it is also a trait that the front office has exemplified for a long time. The front... Read more »
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The Red Peril Redux--Reds 6 Cubs 3

The Red Peril Redux--Reds 6 Cubs 3
The ending for the 2019 campaign is far from written, and one clunker shouldn’t erase all the positive vibes from this weekend. The Reds are also a better team than their record indicates, and they’ve been a lurking team on the rise for a while now. They also have inexplicably taken the first 7 of... Read more »

Cubs vs Reds: Series Preview (7/15-7/17)

Cubs vs Reds: Series Preview (7/15-7/17)
The Cubs came flying out of the gate in the second half with a three-game sweep of the Pirates. Chicago outscored their opponent 22-10 in the series. The starting pitching delivered three consecutive quality starts. The Cubs have increased their division lead to 2.5 games as the rest of the Central continues to spin its... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Strumpf goes deep again; Short and Higgins hit first AAA homers; Z. Davis swipes 3 bags, scores 4 runs; Herron and Richan starring for Pelicans

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Strumpf goes deep again; Short and Higgins hit first AAA homers; Z. Davis swipes 3 bags, scores 4 runs; Herron and Richan starring for Pelicans
AAA Round Rock 10, Iowa 8 (10 Innings) Game Recap A rough loss as Josh Rojas hit a walk-off three-run homer in the 10th off James Norwood. It wasted a two-out, three-run 9th inning rally on a two-run single by Mark Zagunis and an RBI double by Phillip Evans which sent the game to extras.... Read more »
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Early Morning Dabs: Joy

Early Morning Dabs: Joy
The First Hundred Winning is fun. Fun is winning. The palindrome above presents an interesting chicken or egg scenario. There has been something just different since the break. The Cubs could have easily crumbled after Pedro Strop coughed up the Cubs hard earned 3 lead on Friday, but the Cubs went on to dominate the... Read more »

Sweet sweep -- Cubs 8, Pirates 3

Plenty of things went right for the Chicago Cubs in their sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon! Kevin Newman led off for the Pirates against Cubs starter José Quintana and struck out looking. Quintana gave up a single to Bryan Reynolds, but Starling Marte and Josh Bell put balls in play for outs... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 7/14

Cubs Game Post 7/14
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 PM CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Pirates 1. Kevin Newman (R) SS 2. Bryan Reynolds (S) RF 3. Starling Marte (R) CF 4. Josh Bell (S) 1B 5. Jung Ho Kang (R) 3B 6. Corey Dickerson (L) LF 7. Elias Diaz (R) C 8. Adam Frazier (L) 2B 9.... Read more »
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Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Brennen Davis hits an oppo 2-run, walk-off homer; Taylor Davis and Mark Zagunis bash for Iowa; Slaughter with 5-hit night; Sanders and Miller impress on the mound

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Brennen Davis hits an oppo 2-run, walk-off homer; Taylor Davis and Mark Zagunis bash for Iowa; Slaughter with 5-hit night; Sanders and Miller impress on the mound
AAA Iowa 11, Round Rock 5 Game Recap Taylor Davis opened the scoring with a solo homer in the 4th, but it was the next inning when the Cubs opened the flood gates. Davis singled home two more runs, then scored on a two-run single by Dixon Machado. The Cubs wouldn’t stop at four runs... Read more »