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F Yu White Sox--Cubs 2 White Sox 1

F Yu White Sox--Cubs 2 White Sox 1
Nothing was easy this past couple of weeks. The Cubs finally came out ahead in the home run happy series. Yu Darvish was magnificent figuring out how to keep the White Sox in the ballpark except for a mistake to Jose Abreu. Actually, retiring Jose Abreu two times felt like a magic trick in and of... Read more »

No No-No But Still Good--Cubs 4 Brewers 2

No No-No But Still Good--Cubs 4 Brewers 2
So last night I questioned the realness of this incredible start to the season. This is the best start the Cubs have had since 1907, for the record. There was some discussion in the comments about whether or not this season counts and how real this year being held together with baling wire and duct... Read more »

That's Chatty--Cubs 4 Pirates 3

That's Chatty--Cubs 4 Pirates 3
The story of the game was Tyler Chatwood on the mound. Adam Frazier led off the game with a double and then Chatwood proceeded to retire the next three batters to end the inning. He walked Bryan Reynolds before Chatwood set down the Buccos in order for the next five innings. Chatwood mixed in every... Read more »
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Carefree Day at the Ballpark--Cubs 9 Brewers 1

Carefree Day at the Ballpark--Cubs 9 Brewers 1
It took two and half years into a three year deal, but the Cubs saw the pitcher that caused them to strike early in the deep freeze offseason of 2018. Tyler Chatwood was dominant on a blazing hot afternoon. A Keston Hiura walk was the only blemish through four innings. In command of his pitches,... Read more »

Familiar Feelings--Brewers 8 Cubs 3

Familiar Feelings--Brewers 8 Cubs 3
The Cubs started 2016 3-0. The Cubs started 1995 4-0. Those are the only times in the past twenty-five years that the Cubs have managed to win more than one game to start the season. It looked like the 2020 vintage might actually start the year with a winning streak. Yu Darvish was shaky but... Read more »

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 »
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Cubs Game Post 9/18

Cubs Game Post 9/18
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 7:05 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Reds 1. Alex Blandino (R) 2B 2. Joey Votto (L) 1B 3. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 4. Aristides Aquino (R) RF 5. Phillip Ervin (R) LF 6. Jose Iglesias (R) SS 7. Curt Casali (R) C 8. Michael Lorenzen (R) CF 9. Tyler... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 9/6

Cubs Game Post 9/6
Series Preview is here. Watch/Listen Friday: 7:10 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM 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. Victor Caratini (S) C 7. Addison Russell (R) SS 8. Jason Heyward (L) CF 9.... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 8/3

Cubs Game Post 8/3
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 1:20 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Brewers 1. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF 2. Christian Yelich (L) RF 3. Keston Hiura (R) 2B 4. Yasmani Grandal (S) 1B 5. Ryan Braun (R) LF 6. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B 7. Manny Pina (R) C 8. Orlando Arcia (R) SS... Read more »
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Bears 10 Packers 3 and then a baseball game broke out--Cubs 11 Brewers 4

Bears 10 Packers 3 and then a baseball game broke out--Cubs 11 Brewers 4
Kyle Schwarber scored a touchdown to break the deadlock at Lambeau. José Quintana played bend but don’t break defense, but wasn’t able to last long enough to qualify for the win. Brad Brach came in to play safety to clean up the fourth inning to prevent the Packers from cutting the lead any further. Victor... Read more »