Tag: Albert Almora

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: (9/24-9/26)

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/24-9/26)
A disastrous six-game losing streak has basically ended the Cubs season. Chicago maintains an incredibly thin strand of playoff hope, but barring a miracle, the season will end Sunday. It appears highly likely Joe Maddon is managing his final week of games for the Cubs. The strengths of Maddon as a manager that were so... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 9/7

Cubs Game Post 9/7
Watch/Listen Saturday: 6:10 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 2. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 5. David Bote (R) 2B 6. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 7. Addison Russell (R) SS 8. Victor Caratini (S) C 9. Yu Darvish (R) P... Read more »
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Cubs vs Giants Series Preview: (8/20-8/22)

Cubs vs Giants Series Preview: (8/20-8/22)
Well another difficult road trip has passed for the Cubs, this one a 4-6 slog. Of course after a 2-6 start, total disaster was avoided with a series win against the Pirates. Now they return home to Wrigley Field, where they have posted a scintillating 41-19 record in 2019. The starting rotation seemed to right... 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 Game Post 8/15

Cubs Game Post 8/15
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 6:05 PM CT on MLB Network/WGN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 2. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 3. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 4. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 5. Ian Happ (S) 2B 6. David Bote (R) SS 7. Victor Caratini (S) C 8. Yu Darvish (R) P 9.... Read more »
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Cubs Game Post 8/10

Cubs Game Post 8/10
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 6:10 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 2. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 3. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Javier Baez (R) SS 6. Jonathan Lucroy (R) C 7. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 8. David Bote (R) 2B 9.... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 7/20

Cubs Game Post 7/20
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 1:20 PM CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineups Padres 1. Fernando Tatis Jr. (R) SS 2. Manuel Margot (R) CF 3. Manny Machado (R) 3B 4. Hunter Renfroe (R) LF 5. Franmil Reyes (R) RF 6. Eric Hosmer (L) 1B 7. Luis Urias (R) 2B 8. Austin Hedges (R) C 9.... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 7/17

Cubs Game Post 7/17
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 1:20 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Reds 1. Nick Senzel (R) CF 2. Joey Votto (L) 1B 3. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 4. Yasiel Puig (R) RF 5. Derek Dietrich (L) LF 6. Scooter Gennett (L) 2B 7. Jose Iglesias (R) SS 8. Kyle Farmer (R) C... 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 »