Tag: Willson Contreras

One Of Those Games - Reds 4, Cubs 2

One Of Those Games - Reds 4, Cubs 2
A baseball season is a long grind, there will be some glorious days and some rough days. And then sometimes there will be games where you just can’t catch a break. Thursday was one of those games for the Cubs, as they dropped their first series since early April. Ironically, the evening started with a... Read more »

Game Post 4/28

Game Post 4/28
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Sunday: 3:10 PM CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Daniel Descalso (L) 2B 2. Kris Bryant (R) RF 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) SS 5. David Bote (R) 3B 6. Jason Heyward (L) CF 7. Willson Contreras (R) C 8. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 9. Jose... Read more »

Game Post 4/27

Game Post 4/27
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 7:10 PM CT on ABC-7/670AM Lineup Cubs 1. Daniel Descalso (L) 2B 2. Kris Bryant (R) RF 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) SS 5. David Bote (R) 3B 6. Jason Heyward (L) CF 7. Taylor Davis (R) C 8. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 9. Yu... Read more »
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Cubs @ Diamondbacks: Series Preview (4/26-4/28)

Cubs @ Diamondbacks: Series Preview (4/26-4/28)
The Cubs won their third consecutive series, taking two of three from a formidable Dodgers team at Wrigley. The starting pitching continues to excel, further boosted by the return of Jon Lester from injury on Thursday. Javy Báez and Willson Contreras continue to lead the offense, which looks considerably better than it did late in... Read more »

Game Post 4/25

Game Post 4/25
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Thursday: 1:20 PM CT on MLB Network/NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Dodgers 1. Enrique Hernandez (R) 2B 2. Justin Turner (R) 3B 3. David Freese (R) 1B 4. Cody Bellinger (L) RF 5. A.J. Pollock (R) CF 6. Alex Verdugo (L) LF 7. Chris Taylor (R) SS 8. Rocky Gale (R)... Read more »

Walk This Way - Rangers 8, Cubs 6

Walk This Way - Rangers 8, Cubs 6
The Cubs looked to start the year 2-0 against the Texas Rangers in Arlington Saturday night. While things looked promising out of the gate, an inability to throw strikes would come back to haunt Chicago late. The Cubs jumped all over starter Edinson Volquez in the top of the 1st inning. Kris Bryant doubled down... Read more »
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Morrow questionable for Opening Day; Cubs finalize coaching staff; Cubs rumor mill remains quiet as Winter Meeting approach

Morrow questionable for Opening Day; Cubs finalize coaching staff; Cubs rumor mill remains quiet as Winter Meeting approach
Brandon Morrow Underwent Offseason Elbow Surgery The need to add a bullpen arm has become more acute with word received today that on November 6th oft-injured closer Brandon Morrow underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow. Theo Epstein says he expects the hard-throwing right-hander to miss the beginning of the season. Theo Epstein says Brandon Morrow... 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 »

Game Post 9/19

Game Post 9/19
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 8:40 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 2. Kris Bryant (R) LF 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) 2B 5. Ben Zobrist (S) RF 6. Willson Contreras (R) C 7. David Bote (R) 3B 8. Cole Hamels (L)... Read more »
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Second Wind--Cubs 1 Reds 0

Second Wind--Cubs 1 Reds 0
The recap is quite a bit late tonight. The weekend here has been dominated by a small roofing repair. A repair, that I might add, which is still not completed. I felt pretty drained, but the chance to shower and eat has me feeling a second wind. The Cubs seemed to have their own second... Read more »