Tag: Mike Montgomery

Paper Clip Trade Results in Utility Player Tony Kemp's Arrival

Paper Clip Trade Results in Utility Player Tony Kemp's Arrival
In June 2011, Jim Hendry was finally given a real budget to spend on the June amateur draft. The farm system was barren despite the team missing the postseason the previous two seasons. The Cubs selected Javier Báez first in a franchise altering pick, but with a fair amount of fanfare added beefy Daniel Vogelbach... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 7/16

Cubs Game Post 7/16
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:05 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Reds 1. Jesse Winker (L) LF 2. Joey Votto (L) 1B 3. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 4. Yasiel Puig (R) RF 5. Derek Dietrich (L) 2B 6. Nick Senzel (R) CF 7. Jose Peraza (R) SS 8. Kyle Farmer (R) C 9. Anthony... Read more »

Not So Lucky Three--Atlanta 3 Cubs 2

Not So Lucky Three--Atlanta 3 Cubs 2
It has been a while since the Cubs had an exciting starting pitching prospect. It might have been longer since the last time they were those alternate blues at home. However, it was hard to shake feelings of the starts made by Kerry Wood in 1998. The stuff might not quite as electric as Kid K, but... Read more »
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Game Post 5/8

Game Post 5/8
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 6:35 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Marlins 1. Curtis Granderson (L) LF 2. Brian Anderson (R) 3B 3. Neil Walker (S) 1B 4. Jorge Alfaro (R) C 5. Starlin Castro (R) 2B 6. Miguel Rojas (R) SS 7. Peter O’Brien (R) RF 8. Rosell Herrera (S) CF 9. Jose... Read more »

Game Post 4/6

Game Post 4/6
Watch/Listen Saturday: 6:10 PM CT on Fox Sports 1/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Daniel Descalso (L) 2B 2. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) SS 5. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 6. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 7. Jason Heyward (L) RF 8. Victor Caratini (S) C 9.... Read more »

To 163 We Go -- Cubs 10, Cardinals 5

It was a bullpen day for the Cubs on Sunday. Nine total pitchers were used in what would normally be the last game of the regular season, but with both the Cubs and Brewers winning their matches, we’ll have a game 163 at Wrigley tomorrow. Matt Carpenter led off with a double against Cubs starter... Read more »
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Game Post 9/30

Game Post 9/30
Watch/Listen Sunday: 2:20 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cardinals 1. Matt Carpenter (L) 1B 2. Jose Martinez (R) RF 3. Paul DeJong (R) SS 4. Tyler O’Neill (R) LF 5. Patrick Wisdom (R) 3B 6. Harrison Bader (R) CF 7. Yairo Munoz (R) 2B 8. Francisco Pena (R) C 9. Jack Flaherty (R)... Read more »

Needing Hats for Bats or Maybe a Whole Chicken--Pirates 6 Cubs 0

Needing Hats for Bats or Maybe a Whole Chicken--Pirates 6 Cubs 0
Here is a summary of the sum total of the Cubs offense last night: There that was easy enough. Cubs hitters have now not scored a run since the third inning on Sunday. The Cubs have scored one run in that time frame off the bat of noted pitcher who rakes Cole Hamels. By my... Read more »

Game Post 9/25

Game Post 9/25
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:05 pm CT on MLB Network/WGN/670AM Lineups Pirates 1. Adam Frazier (L) 2B 2. Starling Marte (R) CF 3. Josh Bell (S) 1B 4. Francisco Cervelli (R) C 5. Corey Dickerson (L) LF 6. Jose Osuna (R) 3B 7. Pablo Reyes (R) RF 8. Kevin Newman (R) SS 9.... Read more »
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Cubs at Diamondbacks Series Preview (9/17-9/19)

Cubs at Diamondbacks Series Preview (9/17-9/19)
The Cubs travel out west for their final venture outside of the Chicago city limits. The Cubs find themselves clinging to a slim lead for the division title. The club also finds themselves running on fumes, but with a series win against the Reds actually extended their advantage by a game. The baseball truism of... Read more »