Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:00 pm CT on ESPN/670AM Lineups Rockies 1. Charlie Blackmon (L) CF 2. DJ LeMahieu (R) 2B 3. Nolan Arenado (R) 3B 4. Trevor Story (R) SS 5. Matt Holliday (R) LF 6. Ian Desmond (R) 1B 7. David Dahl (L) RF 8. Chris Iannetta (R) C 9. Kyle Freeland (L) P Cubs... Read more »
The Cubs head to Atlanta to play the Braves in a makeup game for a May 17 rainout. Chicago is beginning an 11-game, four-city, road trip that will be a key test. If the Northsiders can skirt disaster on this grueling stretch they will be in excellent shape to make the postseason. A 6-1 homestand... Read more »
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 1:30 pm CT on MLB Network/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Mets 1. Amed Rosario (R) SS 2. Jeff McNeil (L) 2B 3. Austin Jackson (R) CF 4. Jay Bruce (L) 1B 5. Michael Conforto (L) LF 6. Todd Frazier (R) 3B 7. Brandon Nimmo (L) RF 8. Kevin Plawecki (R)... Read more »
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 pm CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Reds 1. Billy Hamilton (S) CF 2. Jose Peraza (R) SS 3. Scooter Gennett (L) 2B 4. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 5. Scott Schebler (L) RF 6. Phillip Ervin (R) LF 7. Tucker Barnhart (S) 1B 8. Curt Casali (R) C 9. Homer... Read more »
Back in town today, brunchers, after a fun and wrestling-filled jaunt around the East Coast. But as is the way, I came back to find some turbulence in greater Cubdom.
I have to say, as the news spread on Tuesday and I was in New York, I tried to just ignore it and told myself I would just worry about it when I got home late that night. But I couldn't help but be deflated when seeing the Cubs had acquired Daniel Murphy. Not just in the acquisition of that person, and the cold calculation behind it, but because I knew what the cycle would be, both internally for myself and the coverage and reaction around it...
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 1:20 pm CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Reds 1. Scott Schebler (L) RF 2. Jose Peraza (R) SS 3. Scooter Gennett (L) 2B 4. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 5. Phillip Ervin (R) CF 6. Tucker Barnhart (S) C 7. Curt Casali (R) 1B 8. Dilson Herrera (R) LF 9. Luis... Read more »
Many of us still scarred by the 2015 NLCS watched in resigned frustration today as Daniel Murphy spoiled Kyle Hendricks’ fine start. There’s always the Daniel Murphy though, the guy who becomes 2001 Barry Bonds when he’s playing against the Cubs. Aside from his pair of home runs, this afternoon’s game was the kind of mundane... Read more »