Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:10 PM CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Robel Garcia (S) 2B 2. Willson Contreras (R) C 3. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Javier Baez (R) SS 6. Jason Heyward (L) RF 7. Ian Happ (S) CF 8. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 9. Jose... Read more »
The human brain looks for patterns innately. It is just one of those things that we do to make sense of the world around us. Our brains are so hardwired to do this that they will invent patterns when none exist. An example of this could be how the past two games have been eerily... Read more »
The Cubs just finished a 5-5 homestand against the White Sox, Mets, and Braves. In fact, each of the three ended in splits with no series wins or losses. How average have the North Siders been lately? They are 13-13 in the month of June, but remain in first place thanks to similar struggles from... Read more »
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 1:20 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Braves 1. Ronald Acuna Jr. (R) CF 2. Dansby Swanson (R) SS 3. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B 4. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B 5. Nick Markakis (L) RF 6. Austin Riley (R) LF 7. Ozzie Albies (S) 2B 8. Tyler Flowers (R)... Read more »
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 7:05 PM CT on MLB Network/WGN/670AM Lineups Braves 1. Ronald Acuna Jr. (R) CF 2. Dansby Swanson (R) SS 3. Freddie Freeman (L) 1B 4. Josh Donaldson (R) 3B 5. Nick Markakis (L) RF 6. Ozzie Albies (S) 2B 7. Brian McCann (L) C 8. Johan Camargo (S) LF... Read more »
The Cubs have been in a rough patch the last two weeks. A 2-5 road swing west has been followed by a 3-3 stretch against the White Sox and Mets. The Brewers have scuffled just as much, allowing the North Siders to maintain a 0.5 game lead in the NL Central. Now they welcome a... Read more »
Jared joined Myles to chat about the new Cubs closer! Plus, more on Zobrist’s time with the Cubs and a Strumpf deep-dive.
The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal is reporting the Cubs have reached an agreement with free-agent closer Craig Kimbrel on a deal pending a physical. BREAKING: #Cubs in agreement with free-agent closer Craig Kimbrel, pending physical, sources tell The Athletic. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) June 6, 2019 Further details aren’t available at the moment, but Kimbrel should... Read more »