Tag: Adam Wainwright

Two in a row -- Cubs 8, Cardinals 6

The Chicago Cubs clinched something on Saturday night, and that was the series win versus the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs hit four home runs in the 8-6 victory. Kyle Schwarber gave the Cubs an early 1-0 lead with a two-out solo home run off of Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright. Ian Happ followed with a... Read more »

Playoffs in July--Cards 2 Cubs 1

Playoffs in July--Cards 2 Cubs 1
In so many ways this game felt very familiar. The 2-1 pitcher’s duel seems like a game we’ve watched every third time it feels like, but in many ways this loss was frustrating in a different way. The Cubs did not lead in the eighth inning the first time on the road trip. So the... Read more »

June Sweep--Cubs 5 Cardinals 1

June Sweep--Cubs 5 Cardinals 1
June has not always been a kind month to the Chicago Cubs. However, the 2019 vintage has enjoyed flipping the calendar over to June with a sweep of the Cardinals. The Cubs appear to be escaping the May doldrums they suffered through with a 6-3 start to the month and 6-1 in their last seven... Read more »
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Game Post 6/9

Game Post 6/9
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 6:08 PM CT on ESPN/670AM Lineups Cardinals 1. Matt Carpenter (L) 3B 2. Paul DeJong (R) SS 3. Paul Goldschmidt (R) 1B 4. Marcell Ozuna (R) LF 5. José Martínez (R) RF 6. Kolten Wong (L) 2B 7. Harrison Bader (R) CF 8. Andrew Knizner (R) C 9. Adam Wainwright (R) P... Read more »

Search for Dignity--Cardinals 2 Cubs 1

Search for Dignity--Cardinals 2 Cubs 1
Today was a good afternoon for lovers of pitchers’ duels and nostalgia. Adam Wainwright and Cole Hamels both turned back the clock making everyone feel at least five years younger temporarily. Adam Wainwright‘s resurgence was a bit more miraculous and unfortunately a bit more impressive as he twirled eight shutout innings. Cole Hamels feel victim... Read more »

Bye Bye Birdies -- Cubs 8, Cardinals 4

Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks went eight strong innings in Friday’s win over the Cardinals and the offense was equally on point in the victory. Hendricks had a 1-2-3 first inning against the Cardinals; he got a popout from Paul DeJong, a lineout from José Martínez, and a swinging strikeout from Matt Carpenter. Anthony Rizzo got... Read more »
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Still Worth Every Penny--Cubs 3 Cardinals 2

Still Worth Every Penny--Cubs 3 Cardinals 2
The swing of emotions in the past 24 hours of Cubs baseball has been incredible. It is a lot better feeling being on this part of the swing. Jon Lester pitched an easy two innings to start the game. Lester received a little help from the umpire in the second inning. Jedd Gyorko hit a... Read more »

Albert Airmora: Cubs 2, Cardinals 1

Albert Airmora: Cubs 2, Cardinals 1
It’s the 2-1 wins that get you. Change a bit here or there and it all turns out very differently, but the Cubs grabbed their first win of the season tonight thanks to a prosperous 4th inning and highlight-reel defense in center field and at second base. In the 4th inning, the middle of the... Read more »