Tag: Jason Vargas

Dis-Q-ppointing--Phillies 4 Cubs 2

Dis-Q-ppointing--Phillies 4 Cubs 2
José Quintana was very good. The defense was not great. The offense struggled to make consistent hard contact against less than amazing stuff. And the umpire was noticeable behind the plate. It added up to another dropped game on the road, and a much more difficult path to finally being able to say the last... 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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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 »