Tag: Scott Baker

Cubs Notes: Baez, Hendricks, Strop, Baker, CarGo

Cubs Notes: Baez, Hendricks, Strop, Baker, CarGo
Some news and notes as the Cubs try to stave off the Braves and not let them clinch their title on their turf.  Hey, we’re rooting for small victories these days… Megan Montemurro writes that Javier Baez is willing to switch positions and farm director Brandon Hyde believes it’s not just talk.  “I do believe... Read more »

Mean robots suck! Braves 9 Cubs 5.

Mean robots suck! Braves 9 Cubs 5.
The one thing you could say about the new regime Cubs was that they lacked the ridiculousness and embarrassment of the pratfall Cubs in the past. There was no Kent Merker, Michael Barrett, or Carlos Zambrano moments where you’re seeing a team just fall apart at the seems. Well…… tick that box my friends. The... Read more »

Is Scott Baker a keeper?

Is Scott Baker a keeper?
His velocity isn’t all the way back. At least not yet. But its becoming rather obvious that Scott Baker knows how to make the most of what he has. In what looks like yet another shrewd starting pitching value signing, Baker has shown that his stuff is already good enough to compete at this level... Read more »
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Professor, what's another name for Pirate treasure? Bucs 2 Cubs 1.

Professor, what's another name for Pirate treasure? Bucs 2 Cubs 1.
Cubs tried to take the upper hand in their series with the Pirates. But a more talented team with a helluva lot more incentive to win proved to be a bit too much for the North Side nine. The Cubs got on the board first. Nate Schierholtz’s first inning double scored Starlin Castro but Anthony... Read more »

Hassenpfeffer Incorporated. Brewers 3 Cubs 1.

Hassenpfeffer Incorporated. Brewers 3 Cubs 1.
Only caught a few innings of this one. But enough to know. Once again the Cubs could only score via the home run, this one by Junior Lake. And Scott Baker was alright but the bullpen let the game get away. The Brewers got all 3 runs in the 7th off  of Jason Grimm and... Read more »