Tag: Addison Russell

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 »

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (8/16-8/18)

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (8/16-8/18)
As I type this Bryce Harper‘s game-winning grand-slam is in low-Earth orbit after being launched late Thursday night. The Cubs got swept by the Phillies to drop them to 2-5 on the current road trip. Chicago continues to find new ways to lose away from Wrigley Field. So much digital ink has been spilled about... Read more »

Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview: (7/26-7/28)

Cubs @ Brewers Series Preview: (7/26-7/28)
The Cubs road issues continued as they lost two of three in San Francisco to the red-hot Giants. The Cardinals, playing nearly as well, are now tied for first with Chicago. The top of the Cubs roster continues to play excellent baseball, it’s the bottom of the roster that remains a sore spot. Theo Epstein... Read more »
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Cubs Game Post 7/24

Cubs Game Post 7/24
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 2:45 PM CT on MLB Network/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 2. Javier Baez (R) SS 3. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Willson Contreras (R) C 6. Jason Heyward (L) RF 7. Robel Garcia (S) 2B 8. Albert Almora Jr.... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 7/23

Cubs Game Post 7/23
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 8:45 PM CT ABC-7/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 2. Javier Baez (R) SS 3. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 6. Jason Heyward (L) RF 7. Robel Garcia (S) 2B 8. Victor Caratini (S) C 9. Yu... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 7/21

Cubs Game Post 7/21
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 1:20 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Padres 1. Fernando Tatis Jr. (R) SS 2. Manuel Margot (R) CF 3. Manny Machado (R) 3B 4. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B 5. Hunter Renfroe (R) RF 6. Francisco Mejia (S) C 7. Wil Myers (R) LF 8. Luis Urias (R) 2B 9.... Read more »
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Cubs @ Reds: Series Preview (6/28-6/30)

Cubs @ Reds: Series Preview (6/28-6/30)
The Cubs just finished a 5-5 homestand against the White Sox, Mets, and Braves. In fact, each of the three ended in splits with no series wins or losses. How average have the North Siders been lately? They are 13-13 in the month of June, but remain in first place thanks to similar struggles from... Read more »

Game Post 6/15

Game Post 6/15
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 9:10 PM CT on MLB Network/ABC-7/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 2. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) SS 5. Jason Heyward (L) CF 6. Victor Caratini (S) C 7. Carlos Gonzalez (L) RF 8. Yu Darvish (R) P 9.... Read more »

The Den Podcast - Ep 34: Sporting News' Jared Wyllys on Addison Russell's Return, Strop's Hammy, & Errors

The Den Podcast - Ep 34: Sporting News' Jared Wyllys on Addison Russell's Return, Strop's Hammy, & Errors
Jared Wyllys of Sporting News joined Myles to talk about Addison’s Russell return to Chicago and the starting lineup. Plus more on Pedro’s Stop’s injury, Zobrist’s mysterious absence, and why the Cubs’ errors don’t tell the whole story.
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Cubs Sign Daniel Descalso

Cubs Sign Daniel Descalso
After rumors last week, the Cubs have signed utility infielder Daniel Descalso to a two-year contract. The contract was reported to be for $5 million with an option for a third year. According to Ken Rosenthal the contract could be worth as much as $8.25 million with incentives. Option for 2021 in Descalso’s contract with... Read more »