Category: Series Preview

Cubs-Marlins Postseason Series Preview

Cubs-Marlins Postseason Series Preview
Game 1: Wednesday, 1:08 CST, Alcantara vs Hendricks – ABC, 670 The Score Game 2: Thursday, 1:08 CST, Sanchez vs Darvish – ESPN, 670 The Score Game 3: Friday, 1:08 CST, Lopez vs Lester (if necessary) – ESPN, 670 The Score I hope you like and have the ability to watch afternoon baseball. This is some pretty... Read more »

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/21-9/24)

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/21-9/24)
The Cubs offense has been dreadful in 2020, scoring just three runs this weekend. If anything can wake up the bats its the Pittsburgh Pirates, who are actively tanking and have the pitching to do it. Chicago has a chance to clinch a playoff spot this series and it would behoove them to do it.... Read more »

Cubs vs Twins Series Preview: (9/18-9/20)

Cubs vs Twins Series Preview: (9/18-9/20)
The Cubs are on a four-game winning streak and at 30-20 are in excellent position to take the NL Central. The bullpen was a big factor in two walk-off wins against Cleveland. The big bats are showing signs of life, but still are struggling. They now wrap up their home schedule with three-games against the... Read more »
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Cubs vs Cleveland Series Preview: (9/15-9/16)

Cubs vs Cleveland Series Preview: (9/15-9/16)
The Cubs (28-20) made a dramatic turn around to win a key series in Milwaukee. Jason Heyward took the Brewers all-star closer Josh Hader deep for a game-winning three-run homer Saturday. Then Sunday, Alec Mills threw a no-hitter, 16th in Cubs history, in a 12-0 rout. Perhaps most importantly, they won a Brewers series in... Read more »

Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview: (9/11-9/13)

Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview: (9/11-9/13)
Once again, the Cubs have a chance to bury the Brewers. They have not been able to in recent years. Milwaukee is not as good as they have been, so it is doable. Mainly, Chicago needs to play better and build momentum for the playoffs. Only 15 games left, time to kick it into gear!... Read more »

Cubs vs Reds Series Preview: (9/8-9/10)

Cubs vs Reds Series Preview: (9/8-9/10)
The Cubs veered close to disaster against the rival Cardinals last weekend. They were in danger of dropping four of five and having their division lead shrink to just half a game. Luckily, Kyle Hendricks tossed a gem Monday to earn a huge win. Other than the red-hot Ian Happ, Chicago’s big bats continue to... Read more »
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Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/1-9/3)

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/1-9/3)
The Cubs have held steady in the standings despite uneven play the last two weeks. Chicago made a series of moves at the deadline to strengthen the roster around the edges. José Martinez and Cameron Maybin will hopefully be effective against left handed pitchers. Perhaps the best news for the Cubs is the return of... Read more »

Cubs @ Reds Series Preview: (8/28-8/30)

Cubs @ Reds Series Preview: (8/28-8/30)
The Cubs just dropped two of three to a rebuilding Tigers team and have lost four of six. Both Detroit and the White Sox have beaten up on their pitching staff. Chicago doesn’t get much of a chance to regroup, as they head to Cincinnati for four-games in three-days with the Reds. The Reds have... Read more »

Cubs @ Tigers Series Preview: (8/24-8/26)

Cubs @ Tigers Series Preview: (8/24-8/26)
The Cubs salvaged the final game of their series with the White Sox thanks to a Yu Darvish gem. The offensive issues show little sign of abating as the season nears the halfway mark. Kris Bryant will be missing for a while longer with his sprained wrist. Chicago has a chance to break out the... Read more »
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Cubs vs White Sox Series Preview: (8/21-8/23)

Cubs vs White Sox Series Preview: (8/21-8/23)
It wasn’t easy, but the Cubs were able to take three of five from the Cardinals. A series that featured two doubleheaders and a couple of dramatic David Bote hits. Chicago’s offense has hit a rough patch as the bullpen has steadily improved. The Cubs now welcome the crosstown White Sox to Wrigley for three... Read more »