Tag: Padres

Take That PECOTA--Cubs 4 Padres 1

The Cubs are one win away from matching their much discussed PECOTA projection win total from February this year. The enthusiasm surrounding a team clinging to a second Wild Card spot reaching that 79 win total is palpable. The Cubs haven’t taken 146 games to reach 79 wins in a season since they last failed... Read more »

Game Post 9/12

Game Post 9/12
Series preview can be found here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 2:40 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 2. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 3. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 4. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 5. Victor Caratini (S) C 6. Jason Heyward (L) CF 7. Ian Happ (S) 2B 8. Nico Hoerner (R) SS 9. Yu Darvish (R) P Padres 1. Greg Garcia (L) 2B 2. Nick Martini (L) LF 3. Wil Myers (R) CF 4. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B 5. Josh... Read more »

Game Post 9/11

Game Post 9/11
Series preview can be found here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 9:10 PM CT on WLS/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Tony Kemp (L) 2B 2. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 3. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 6. Willson Contreras (R) C 7. Jason Heyward (L) CF 8. Nico Hoerner (R) SS 9. Cole Hamels (L) P Padres 1. Manuel Margot (R) CF 2. Nick Martini (L) LF 3. Manny Machado (R) 3B 4. Wil Myers (R) RF 5. Ty France (R) 2B 6. Seth Mejias-Brean (R) 1B 7.... Read more »
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Game Post 9/10

Game Post 9/10
Series preview can be found here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 9:10 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago+/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B 2. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 3. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 6. Willson Contreras (R) C 7. Jason Heyward (L) CF 8. Nico Hoerner (R) SS 9. Jose Quintana (R) P Padres 1. Manuel Margot (R) CF 2. Nick Martini (L) LF 3. Manny Machado (R) 3B 4. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B 5. Wil Myers (R) CF 6. Ty... Read more »

Cubs at Padres Series Preview (9/9-9/12)

Cubs at Padres Series Preview (9/9-9/12)
The walking wounded that is the Chicago Cubs try to stop their three game road losing streak on the West Coast tonight. The Cubs are now without Craig Kimbrel, Javier Baez, Addison Russell, and a partridge in a pear tree. Kris Bryant has received a cortisone injection in his knee and sits for at least... Read more »

Aww Nuts--Padres 5 Cubs 1

Aww Nuts--Padres 5 Cubs 1
The Cubs game was delayed slightly due to weather, but thankfully the weather cooperated to allow Kyle Hendricks to make his fourth start off the IL. The Professor was very good, but unfortunately it was not good enough as the Cubs offense disappeared after the first inning. So maybe it would have been better if... Read more »
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Javy is Magic--Cubs 6 Padres 5

Javy is Magic--Cubs 6 Padres 5
The human brain looks for patterns innately. It is just one of those things that we do to make sense of the world around us. Our brains are so hardwired to do this that they will invent patterns when none exist. An example of this could be how the past two games have been eerily... Read more »

Who's your daddy? -- Cubs 6, Padres 5

The Chicago Cubs were able to take the first game of the series versus the San Diego Padres on Friday afternoon. Fernando Tatís Jr hit in the leadoff spot for the Padres and struck out on a foul tip against Cubs starter Jon Lester. Manuel Margot and Manny Machado followed with consecutive singles, and Hunter Renfroe scored Margot on a sacrifice... Read more »

Winning is Fum--Cubs 7 Padres 4

Winning is Fum--Cubs 7 Padres 4
Early on it felt like it was going to be a low stress afternoon heading into the break. The greatest leadoff hitter of all time after working a deep count rolled a groundball against the shift for a single. Kris Bryant drew a 10 pitch walk to give the Cubs an early scoring chance. After... Read more »
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Back Where We Belong--Cubs 11 Padres 6

Back Where We Belong--Cubs 11 Padres 6
The greatest leadoff of all time began the game with a walk. He stole second as Kris Bryant swung through a 3-2 pitch, and reached third on Jason Heyward‘s deep fly ball to right. Javier Báez struck out looking to end the frame. Kyle Hendricks did not have his good command tonight, but the game... Read more »