Tag: Mike Montgomery

To 163 We Go -- Cubs 10, Cardinals 5

It was a bullpen day for the Cubs on Sunday. Nine total pitchers were used in what would normally be the last game of the regular season, but with both the Cubs and Brewers winning their matches, we’ll have a game 163 at Wrigley tomorrow. Matt Carpenter led off with a double against Cubs starter... Read more »

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 »

Needing Hats for Bats or Maybe a Whole Chicken--Pirates 6 Cubs 0

Needing Hats for Bats or Maybe a Whole Chicken--Pirates 6 Cubs 0
Here is a summary of the sum total of the Cubs offense last night: There that was easy enough. Cubs hitters have now not scored a run since the third inning on Sunday. The Cubs have scored one run in that time frame off the bat of noted pitcher who rakes Cole Hamels. By my... Read more »
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Game Post 9/25

Game Post 9/25
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:05 pm CT on MLB Network/WGN/670AM Lineups Pirates 1. Adam Frazier (L) 2B 2. Starling Marte (R) CF 3. Josh Bell (S) 1B 4. Francisco Cervelli (R) C 5. Corey Dickerson (L) LF 6. Jose Osuna (R) 3B 7. Pablo Reyes (R) RF 8. Kevin Newman (R) SS 9.... Read more »

Cubs at Diamondbacks Series Preview (9/17-9/19)

Cubs at Diamondbacks Series Preview (9/17-9/19)
The Cubs travel out west for their final venture outside of the Chicago city limits. The Cubs find themselves clinging to a slim lead for the division title. The club also finds themselves running on fumes, but with a series win against the Reds actually extended their advantage by a game. The baseball truism of... Read more »

Fly the Pyrrhic W--Cubs 4 Nationals 3 (10 innings)

Fly the Pyrrhic W--Cubs 4 Nationals 3 (10 innings)
First this is the second time I’ve written this recap. Technology has failed me once again more than two thirds of the way through this recap. So here is your belated recap and my second attempt. The Cubs traveled to Washington in the middle of their extended homestand. It was a success in the most... Read more »
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Game Post 9/13

Game Post 9/13
Well MLB is forcing the Cubs to play this game so have to do a game preview. The fact this couldn’t be moved to the end of the season is really annoying. Chicago will have 33 consecutive days with a scheduled game. Even the day a game wasn’t played last Sunday, they had show up... Read more »

One run, no fun - Brewers 11, Cubs 1

Tuesday brought another loss against the Brewers. The Cubs managed only five hits, had three errors, and walked eight (four of those walks went to Lorenzo Cain). It was ugly. Cubs starter Mike Montgomery had a strong first, walking leadoff man Cain but following with a double play from Christian Yelich. The third out was... Read more »

Game Post 9/4

Game Post 9/4
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:10 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 2. Javier Baez (R) 2B 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Kris Bryant (R) LF 5. David Bote (R) 3B 6. Ben Zobrist (S) RF 7. Willson Contreras (R) C 8. Mike Montgomery (L)... Read more »
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Game Post 8/30

Game Post 8/30
The Cubs head to Atlanta to play the Braves in a makeup game for a May 17 rainout. Chicago is beginning an 11-game, four-city, road trip that will be a key test. If the Northsiders can skirt disaster on this grueling stretch they will be in excellent shape to make the postseason. A 6-1 homestand... Read more »