Tag: Cubs

Everybody love everybody -- Cubs 8, Braves 3

Everybody love everybody -- Cubs 8, Braves 3
The Chicago Cubs remembered how to hit with runners in scoring position on Monday night versus the Atlanta Braves! The offense came, and stayed, alive and the bullpen did their job, for the most part, in the 8-3 victory. Jon Lester worked a quick first on the mound for the Cubs. He got consecutive ground outs... Read more »

Game Post 6/23

Game Post 6/23
Series preview can be read here.  The Cubs also made a roster move ahead of today’s game. Right handed reliever Tony Barnette has been activated and Rowan Wick was sent down in his place. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 PM CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Mets 1. Amed Rosario (R) SS 2. Pete Alonso (R) 1B 3. J.D. Davis (R) LF 4. Todd Frazier (R) 3B 5. Robinson Cano (L) 2B 6. Carlos Gomez (R) CF... Read more »

Red Alert!--Mets 10 Cubs 2

Red Alert!--Mets 10 Cubs 2
Okay the title is a little dramatic. The season is hardly over and this blip might merely be annoying by the end of the 2019 campaign. However, the Cubs have blown a chance to get back on track against two sub .500 teams and today in spectacular fashion in this team loss. And I am... Read more »
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Game Post 6/22

Game Post 6/22
Series preview can be read here.  Watch/Listen Saturday: 1:20 PM CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Mets 1. Jeff McNeil (L) 2B 2. Pete Alonso (R) 1B 3. J.D. Davis (R) LF 4. Todd Frazier (R) 3B 5. Michael Conforto (L) RF 6. Wilson Ramos (R) C 7. Amed Rosario (R) SS 8. Juan Lagares (R) CF 9. Zack Wheeler (R) P Cubs 1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 2. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 3. Javier Baez (R) SS 4. Willson Contreras (R) C 5. Jason Heyward (L) RF 6. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF... Read more »

Darvish can hit at least -- Mets 5, Cubs 4

Cubs starter Yu Darvish showed off his batting prowess with two hits in the Friday afternoon match up between the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets, but unfortunately it wasn’t enough to lead the Cubs to victory. Darvish had a quick 1-2-3 in the first inning, facing Jeff McNeil in the leadoff spot. McNeil... Read more »

Game Post 6/21

Game Post 6/21
Series preview can be read here.  Watch/Listen Friday: 1:20 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Mets 1. Jeff McNeil (L) RF 2. Pete Alonso (R) 1B 3. Robinson Cano (L) 2B 4. Michael Conforto (L) CF 5. J.D. Davis (R) 3B 6. Dominic Smith (L) LF 7. Adeiny Hechavarria (R) SS 8. Tomas Nido (R) C 9. Jason Vargas (L) P Cubs 1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 2. Kris Bryant (R) RF 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) SS 5. Willson Contreras (R) C 6. David... Read more »
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Adbert! Adbert! Adbert!--Cubs 7 Mets 4

Adbert! Adbert! Adbert!--Cubs 7 Mets 4
So it wasn’t a bajillion runs, but the Cubs managed to score another touchdown. They chased rookie starter Walker Lockett from the game before the end of the third inning, and scored six runs without a long ball. The real story was Adbert Alzolay. Tyler Chatwood and Alzolay each pitched four innings but the contrast... Read more »

Cubs vs Mets: Series Preview (6/20-6/23)

Cubs vs Mets: Series Preview (6/20-6/23)
A baseball truism is that a team is neither as good or as bad as they look at their best and worst moments. The Cubs 2019 campaign might be the most extreme poster child for this situation. The 2019 season can roughly be divided into three parts to start the year. The dreadful 1-6 start... Read more »

Bad Game, Bad Photoshop--White Sox 3 Cubs 1

Bad Game, Bad Photoshop--White Sox 3 Cubs 1
Well that sucked. WPA CHART Source: FanGraphs Oh you want more? Really? Well, Cole Hamels was very good. The White Sox jumped on him early with a leadoff hit from Leury García. José Abreu singled with one out and then James McCann drew a bases loading walk. Eloy Jiménez bounced into a double play to... Read more »
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¯\_(ツ)_/¯ -- Dodgers 3, Cubs 2

The Chicago Cubs were not able to overcome the Los Angeles Dodgers in the final game of the series, dropping the game 3-2. The Cubs couldn’t do much against dominant Dodgers starter Hyun-jin Ryu. Javier Báez led off the game for the Cubs with a strike out, followed by a ground out from Kris Bryant.... Read more »