Game Post 5/22

Game Post 5/22
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 7:05 PM CT on MLB Network/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Phillies 1. Andrew McCutchen (R) LF 2. Jean Segura (R) SS 3. Bryce Harper (L) RF 4. Rhys Hoskins (R) 1B 5. J.T. Realmuto (R) C 6. Cesar Hernandez (S) 2B 7. Scott Kingery (R) CF 8. Maikel Franco (R)... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Javier Assad's scoreless streak ends at 22.2 innings; Tyler Payne homers

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Javier Assad's scoreless streak ends at 22.2 innings; Tyler Payne homers
AAA Iowa PPD Advanced A Frederick 6, Myrtle Beach 5 Game Recap Two-out rallies were the theme in this game. So was a simple pattern: 1B-1B-HR. Javier Assad entered the game riding a 21-inning scoreless streak. He’d extend it by another inning as he worked around a leadoff single in the 1st. All seemed well... Read more »

Wheels and the not so broken Legman--Cubs 3 Phillies 2

Wheels and the not so broken Legman--Cubs 3 Phillies 2
It was déjà vu all over again at Wrigley. A Cubs starter again pitched a quality start but ended up with a no decision. The Cubs bats were active and created all sorts of traffic in the early frames. But the big hit alluded the league’s best offense for another night in a row. The... Read more »
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Game Post 5/21

Game Post 5/21
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 6:05 PM CT on ESPN/WGN/670AM Lineups Phillies 1. Andrew McCutchen (R) LF 2. Jean Segura (R) SS 3. Bryce Harper (L) RF 4. Rhys Hoskins (R) 1B 5. J.T. Realmuto (R) C 6. Cesar Hernandez (S) 2B 7. Scott Kingery (R) CF 8. Maikel Franco (R) 3B 9. Zach... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Happ homers but exits with injury; Amaya and Ademan lead Myrtle Beach to win; Albertos debuts

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Happ homers but exits with injury; Amaya and Ademan lead Myrtle Beach to win; Albertos debuts
AAA New Orleans 5, Iowa 2 Game Recap The 1st inning has long been an issue for Duane Underwood, Jr. Monday was no exception, except this time it was exacerbated by a fielding error by Donnie Dewees and a passed ball by Taylor Davis, but while his defense let him down he did receive a little... Read more »

Twice Snatched--Phillies 5 Cubs 4 (10 innings)

Twice Snatched--Phillies 5 Cubs 4 (10 innings)
The story lines don’t get much deeper for a late May game against an inter-division foe than the one tonight. Jake Arrieta made his return to Wrigley. The Cubs happened to line up the guy that replaced his spot in the rotation in Yu Darvish. The two dazzled for most of the evening with each... Read more »
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Cubs vs Phillies: Series Preview (5/20-5/23)

Cubs vs Phillies: Series Preview (5/20-5/23)
Somehow the Cubs survived another crazy series in Washington to win two of three from the Nationals. Chicago’s two best starters, Kyle Hendricks and Jon Lester, struggled, but the offense was enough for the series win. There was a scary moment when Javy Báez suffered a foot injury on a grounder to short on Sunday.... Read more »

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Morel and Marquez keep rolling for South Bend; Mitchell and Galindo go deep for Myrtle

Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Morel and Marquez keep rolling for South Bend; Mitchell and Galindo go deep for Myrtle
AAA Iowa 5, New Orleans 4 (Game 1) New Orleans 3, Iowa 0 (Game 2) Game Recap The I-Cubs slugged their way to victory in game one thanks to homers by Johnny Field and Robel Garcia and doubles by Trent Giambrone and Jim Adduci. Another solid outing by Trevor Clifton in game two went to waste, however,... Read more »

Nervous Victory--Cubs 6 Nationals 5

Nervous Victory--Cubs 6 Nationals 5
It felt like a missed opportunity right out of the gate for the Cubs. Jeremy Hellickson walked the bases loaded to start the game, but the Cubs could only manage a single tally on a Javier Báez fielder’s choice. That felt like it might not be enough with the Professor on the mound, but the... Read more »
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Game Post 5/19

Game Post 5/19
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 6:08 PM CT on ESPN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 2. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) SS 5. Willson Contreras (R) C 6. Daniel Descalso (L) 2B 7. Jason Heyward (L) RF 8. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 9.... Read more »