Tag: Johnny Cueto

Frustrating Loss--Giants 5 Cubs 4 (13 innings)

This one started out so promisingly as Johnny Cueto struggled to start the game. Ben Zobrist was hit by a pitch and advanced to second on a wild pitch. Jason Heyward drew a walk to give the Cubs two runners with no outs, but the next three batters were retired without a run crossing the... Read more »

They Might Not Be Giants--Cubs 4 Giants 1

They Might Not Be Giants--Cubs 4 Giants 1
Last time Jon Lester and Johnny Cueto faced each other was in the NLDS. Since no one can recall that game I will remind you that it was a pitcher’s duel in which a home run in the eighth inning was the only tally. This game was very similar except for the fact that there... Read more »

Series Preview: Cubs vs Giants 5/22-5/25

Series Preview: Cubs vs Giants 5/22-5/25
The Cubs and Giants face each other for this first time since last year’s NLDS, and it is a good example of how things can change once the season starts. The Cubs appear to have broken the Giants. San Francisco has gotten off to a dreadful start with a 19-26 record and sit in fourth... Read more »
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Woo!--Cubs 1 Giants 0

Woo!--Cubs 1 Giants 0
There are very few benefits or privileges being the lead recap writer at Cubs Den. Don’t get me wrong it is a privilege to write here, but there is very little I get from a virtually meaningless title. One privilege though was getting to claim game 1 of this series, and boy did I pick... Read more »

Game 136 Preview--Cubs vs Giants--1:20 PM

Game 136 Preview--Cubs vs Giants--1:20 PM
Well it is here. The last of the meaningless narrative games. Sure the Cubs play the Cardinals six more times and the Pirates four, but this is the last “test” series before the regular season finally ends. The pitching matchup is another potential playoff pairing with Johnny Cueto and John Lackey. At the end of... Read more »