Tag: Kris Bryant

Is This Real?--Cubs 7 Cleveland 2

Is This Real?--Cubs 7 Cleveland 2
Is there a spoon? I mean I could write about how the Cubs got yet another quality start from their starting pitcher. Kyle Hendricks matched Jon Lester tonight. Or I could write about how once again the Cubs lineup battered an opposing starting pitcher. Tonight it wasn’t some dude pressed into starting, but a very... Read more »

Going Streakin'--Cubs 2 Royals 0

Going Streakin'--Cubs 2 Royals 0
It is cliche to say that a team needs to get off to a good start in baseball, but in the condensed season a strong start was always going to be a huge plus. The Cubs found a way to win another ballgame and this win rhymed with yesterday’s lack of offense. The Cubs were... Read more »

Cubs vs Brewers Series Preview: (7/24-7/26)

Cubs vs Brewers Series Preview: (7/24-7/26)
There were more than a few times when it looked like the 2020 season would never happen. Covid-19 restrictions put spring training on hold and baseball was in a holding pattern for four months. After painstaking negotiations over pay, health protocols, and even spitting the Union and the Owners begrudgingly agreed to a 60-game season... Read more »
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Missing Persons: Why Ademan and Albertos Failed to Make the Cut

Missing Persons: Why Ademan and Albertos Failed to Make the Cut
Dear Cubs Den Readers: In the wake of recent developments, Cubs Den is doing it’s part in trying to provide their readers with continual Cubs content. To that end, please enjoy this article recently publish at Prospects1500. In 2018, most prospect lists for the Chicago Cubs had any one of shortstop Aramis Ademan, right-handed pitcher Jose Albertos, or... Read more »

The Den Podcast - Ep 40: Jared Wyllys, Handicapping a Kris Bryant Trade, and the Ducking Ricketts

The Den Podcast - Ep 40: Jared Wyllys, Handicapping a Kris Bryant Trade, and the Ducking Ricketts
Jared Wyllys of Sporting News and Forbes joined Myles to talk about a possible Kris Bryant trade and what it may entail. Plus are the Ricketts ducking fans at Cubs Con this year?

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/24-9/26)

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/24-9/26)
A disastrous six-game losing streak has basically ended the Cubs season. Chicago maintains an incredibly thin strand of playoff hope, but barring a miracle, the season will end Sunday. It appears highly likely Joe Maddon is managing his final week of games for the Cubs. The strengths of Maddon as a manager that were so... Read more »
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Cubs vs Pirates Series Preview: (9/13-9/15)

Cubs vs Pirates Series Preview: (9/13-9/15)
The Cubs had another rough road trip, going 3-5 against San Diego and Milwaukee. Their once comfortable Wild Card lead is now a tie with those same Brewers. Chicago now has to perform well at home if they want to reach the postseason. That challenge begins this weekend as the struggling Pirates come to Wrigley... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 8/22

Cubs Game Post 8/22
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 1:20 PM CT on MLB Network/WGN/670AM Lineups Giants 1. Mike Yastrzemski (L) RF 2. Buster Posey (R) C 3. Alex Dickerson (L) LF 4. Evan Longoria (R) 3B 5. Brandon Belt (L) 1B 6. Kevin Pillar (R) CF 7. Scooter Gennett (L) 2B 8. Brandon Crawford (L) SS 9.... Read more »

Cubs @ Phillies Series Preview: (8/13-8/15)

Cubs @ Phillies Series Preview: (8/13-8/15)
The Cubs were able to split four games with a Reds team that has been a massive thorn in their side. The heroics of Kris Bryant on Sunday turned another disappointing series into a much more palatable break even set. Now Chicago heads east for three games against the underachieving Phillies. Philadelphia was very active... Read more »
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Cubs Game Post 8/4

Cubs Game Post 8/4
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 PM CT on TBS/WGN/670AM Lineups Brewers 1. Trent Grisham (L) LF 2. Yasmani Grandal (S) C 3. Christian Yelich (L) RF 4. Eric Thames (L) 1B 5. Mike Moustakas (L) 2B 6. Ben Gamel (L) CF 7. Orlando Arcia (R) SS 8. Travis Shaw (L) 3B 9. Adrian... Read more »