Tag: Dodgers

¯\_(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 »

Not Dead Yet--Cubs 2 Dodgers 1

Not Dead Yet--Cubs 2 Dodgers 1
There finally was a pitcher’s duel in this series. Yu Darvish and Walker Buehler went pitch for nearly pitch for seven straight innings. Darvish was on the losing end due to Alex Verdugo‘s solo blast, but the two starters combined for 16 strikeouts over those seven frames. Both clubs could manage just two hits against... Read more »

Less Than Happy Reunion--Dodgers 5 Cubs 3

Less Than Happy Reunion--Dodgers 5 Cubs 3
The Cubs and Rockies combined for 10 home runs in a 3 game series at the most hitter friendly ballpark in baseball. The Cubs and Dodgers have hit 9 home runs through the night sky at much less hitter friendly Chavez Ravine. One of those bombs was from a 26 year old playing in his... Read more »
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Football Loss--Dodgers 7 Cubs 3

Football Loss--Dodgers 7 Cubs 3
We were implicitly promised a number of things about this baseball game tonight. One was that it was going to be a long night for most of us east of the Mississippi. Second we had two very good teams facing each other with their left handed aces facing each other. Unfortunately we were only given... Read more »

Slow Burn -- Dodgers 2, Cubs 1

The Chicago Cubs unfortunately couldn’t finish off the series versus the Los Angeles Dodgers, dropping the final game 2-1 on Thursday. Jon Lester returned to the mound after his injured list stint and worked a quick 1-2-3 first inning. He struck out Enrique Hernández looking and induced flyouts from Justin Turner and David Freese. Anthony... Read more »

Q-tastic--Cubs 7 Dodgers 2

Q-tastic--Cubs 7 Dodgers 2
I was very happy when the Cubs landed José Quintana. He was exactly the type of pitcher that the Cubs front office should have coveted at the time and then his up and down Cubs career has removed a lot of luster off that initial feeling. He has had spectacular outings as a Cub. He... Read more »
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What was that?!!1?!--Dodgers 4 Cubs 3

What was that?!!1?!--Dodgers 4 Cubs 3
This game had a bit of everything in it. Tyler Chatwood‘s interesting beliefs of what consistutes a strike or ball was on full display, and yet despite the traffic he left the game with a chance for a W. The Cubs inability to drive runners in was on full display as they also drew their... Read more »

With Yu Darvish The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

With Yu Darvish The Waiting Is The Hardest Part
In an off season that seems to be in a state of paralysis, the speculation over free agent starter Yu Darvish continues to mount. A flurry of conflicting reports emerged tonight on the tall right hander’s future roiled the internet. The first report Monday was good news for the Cubs. Jon Morosi went on MLB Network... Read more »

Cubs Make the First Cut for Ohtani

Cubs Make the First Cut for Ohtani
Shohei Ohtani is the most anticipated free agent signing of the offseason. He is perhaps the most unique player of the modern era. Ohtani is one of the youngest Japanese players to come over, and so any comparisons to previous imports is apples to oranges. He can hit 100 mph with his fastball, but is... Read more »
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The Den Podcast - Ep 18: Cubs are Done, Jared is Famous Now, and Go Astros!

The Den Podcast - Ep 18: Cubs are Done, Jared is Famous Now, and Go Astros!
Jared and Myles talk about the Cubs season coming to an end, Jared’s experience inside the clubhouse at Wrigley, and hear the guys react to Kenley Jansen giving up a game-tying homer in the 9th of the World Series!