Tag: Albert Almora Jr.

Cubs Game Post 8/3

Cubs Game Post 8/3
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 1:20 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Brewers 1. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF 2. Christian Yelich (L) RF 3. Keston Hiura (R) 2B 4. Yasmani Grandal (S) 1B 5. Ryan Braun (R) LF 6. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B 7. Manny Pina (R) C 8. Orlando Arcia (R) SS... Read more »

Game Post 6/8

Game Post 6/8
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 6:15 PM CT on FOX/670AM Lineups Cardinals 1. Matt Carpenter (L) 3B 2. Paul DeJong (R) SS 3. Paul Goldschmidt (R) 1B 4. Marcell Ozuna (R) LF 5. Jose Martinez (R) RF 6. Harrison Bader (R) CF 7. Kolten Wong (L) 2B 8. Matt Wieters (S) C 9. Jack... Read more »

Sparks Fly Upward--Astros 6 Cubs 5

Sparks Fly Upward--Astros 6 Cubs 5
In the fifth inning of today’s game, Mike Montgomery trotted to the mound from the bullpen. But shortly thereafter, trainer PJ Mainville was summoned and the World Series Hero was lifted before he could even throw a pitch. Later, it was revealed that Montgomery was diagnosed with “middle finger discomfort.” So now we know which... Read more »
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It's All About The Hair Cotton - Cubs 8, Phillies 4

It's All About The Hair Cotton - Cubs 8, Phillies 4
The Cubs overcame major struggles with men on base Tuesday night for a walk-off win. Wednesday night it was Philadelphia’s turn to struggle with runners on the diamond. Tyler Chatwood was able to pick up Cole Hamels after an uncharacteristic bad start from the Cubs lefty. Andrew McCutchen led off the game with a double... Read more »

Two Touchdowns Beat One--Cubs 14 Nationals 6

Two Touchdowns Beat One--Cubs 14 Nationals 6
It was the best of times. It was the blurst of times. The Cubs played two different ballgames in nine innings tonight in Washington. They won both of them in strange fashion even though it only counts as one win in the standings. Two veteran aces went head to head and left the game having... Read more »

Game Post 5/5

Game Post 5/5
Series Preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 6:05 PM CT on ESPN/670AM Lineups Cardinals 1. Matt Carpenter (L) 3B 2. Paul Goldschmidt (R) 1B 3. Paul DeJong (R) SS 4. Marcell Ozuna (R) LF 5. Jose Martinez (R) RF 6. Yadier Molina (R) C 7. Dexter Fowler (S) CF 8. Kolten Wong (L) 2B 9. Adam... Read more »
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Game Post 4/24

Game Post 4/24
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 7:05 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Dodgers 1. Enrique Hernandez (R) 2B 2. Justin Turner (R) 3B 3. David Freese (R) 1B 4. Corey Seager (L) SS 5. A.J. Pollock (R) CF 6. Cody Bellinger (L) RF 7. Chris Taylor (R) LF 8. Austin Barnes (R) C 9. Walker... Read more »

Game Post 4/21

Game Post 4/21
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Diamondbacks 1. Jarrod Dyson (L) CF 2. Wilmer Flores (R) 1B 3. David Peralta (L) LF 4. Adam Jones (R) RF 5. Eduardo Escobar (S) 3B 6. Ketel Marte (S) 2B 7. Nick Ahmed (R) SS 8. Carson Kelly (R) C... Read more »

Let's Get Weird--Cubs 7 Mets 1 (14 innings)

Let's Get Weird--Cubs 7 Mets 1 (14 innings)
Five hours of baseball that took us past midnight local time and extra innings means it is time to enjoy some ice cream while you read this recap. The Cubs and Mets engaged in an unexpected pitchers’ duel. Well perhaps it wasn’t entirely unexpected given how good Jacob deGrom has been and how it seems... Read more »
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Almora vs. Happ: The Eye Test vs. the Metrics

Almora vs. Happ: The Eye Test vs. the Metrics
It was a surprise to many of us — myself included — to see that Ian Happ rated better as a center fielder than Albert Almora, Jr. in many ways last season. Removed from the statistics laid out on the computer screen, I don’t expect that anyone who watched the two play in the outfield... Read more »