Tag: Joe Maddon

Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview: (7/26-7/28)

Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview: (7/26-7/28)
The Cubs road issues continued as they lost two of three in San Francisco to the red-hot Giants. The Cardinals, playing nearly as well, are now tied for first with Chicago. The top of the Cubs roster continues to play excellent baseball, it’s the bottom of the roster that remains a sore spot. Theo Epstein... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 7/14

Cubs Game Post 7/14
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 PM CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Pirates 1. Kevin Newman (R) SS 2. Bryan Reynolds (S) RF 3. Starling Marte (R) CF 4. Josh Bell (S) 1B 5. Jung Ho Kang (R) 3B 6. Corey Dickerson (L) LF 7. Elias Diaz (R) C 8. Adam Frazier (L) 2B 9.... Read more »

Cubs vs Pirates: Series Preview (7/12-7/14)

Cubs vs Pirates: Series Preview (7/12-7/14)
The four-game baseball hiatus is finally up and the season is ready to resume. The Cubs three All Stars didn’t do much in Cleveland, but that’s not what they get paid for. After an uneven first-half gave Chicago the slimmest of division leads, they have the chance to seize control down the final stretch. Cubs... Read more »
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The Den Podcast - Ep 36: Jared Meets Cookie Monster, Cubs Sloppy, Zobrist's affect, & ASG and HR Derby

The Den Podcast - Ep 36: Jared Meets Cookie Monster, Cubs Sloppy, Zobrist's affect, & ASG and HR Derby
Jared joins Myles to talk about his experience meeting Cookie Monster at Wrigley. Plus more on the Cubs struggles defensively and what affect Zobrist could be having. Also, some ASG and HR Derby stuff.

Icky Thump--Cubs 11 Pirates 3

Icky Thump--Cubs 11 Pirates 3
It was getting ugly. The climate of Cubdom was getting as ugly as the play on the field and another clunker would have provided an interminable 48 period ahead of the faux rivalry. Instead the Cubs won emphatically. The offense broke out in a big way and buried the Pirates instead of allowing for any... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 6/26

Cubs Game Post 6/26
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 »
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Game Post 5/29

Game Post 5/29
Watch/Listen Wednesday: 7:00 PM CT on ESPN/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 2. Kris Bryant (R) DH 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) 3B 5. Willson Contreras (R) C 6. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 7. Jason Heyward (L) RF 8. Addison Russell (R) SS 9. David Bote... Read more »

Game Post 4/25

Game Post 4/25
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 1:20 PM CT on MLB Network/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Dodgers 1. Enrique Hernandez (R) 2B 2. Justin Turner (R) 3B 3. David Freese (R) 1B 4. Cody Bellinger (L) RF 5. A.J. Pollock (R) CF 6. Alex Verdugo (L) LF 7. Chris Taylor (R) SS 8. Rocky Gale (R)... Read more »

Winning in the Rain--Cubs 2 Pirates 0

Winning in the Rain--Cubs 2 Pirates 0
Before getting to the recap, a moment to acknowledge the sad news of former Cub, and a number of other clubs, pitcher Scott Sanderson. The right handed pitcher was a part of the Cubs first two division winners in 1984 and 1989 during his 19 year career, and had long made the Chicagoland area his... Read more »
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Game Post 9/30

Game Post 9/30
Watch/Listen Sunday: 2:20 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cardinals 1. Matt Carpenter (L) 1B 2. Jose Martinez (R) RF 3. Paul DeJong (R) SS 4. Tyler O’Neill (R) LF 5. Patrick Wisdom (R) 3B 6. Harrison Bader (R) CF 7. Yairo Munoz (R) 2B 8. Francisco Pena (R) C 9. Jack Flaherty (R)... Read more »