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Series Preview: Cleveland Indians (22-23) at Chicago Cubs (25-19)

In Series Previews by berselius51 Comments

The Indians have a losing record but still hold the division lead in the putrid AL Central. Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor have taken big steps forward even relative to their All-Star worthy performances last year, and they have three starters with ERAs under 3.00. But after those top two position players, Cleveland hasn’t got any significant quantity of diggity …

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Cubs 3, Braves 2 (5.15.18)

In Postgame by berselius55 Comments

OSS: Cubs mount a late comeback to eke out a win. Three up: The Cubs came back in the top of the ninth against erstwhile Cubs hurler Arodys Vizcaino, thanks to a hustle double by Almora and run scoring hits by Addy and Zobrist to tie and lead the game, respectively. To be technically correct, the best kind of correct, …

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Cubs Gameday: Cubs (21-17) at Barves (25-15)

In Game Threads by berselius44 Comments

TV: NBC Sports Chicago+ Radio: 670 the Score Time: 6:35 PM CDT Cubs Zobrist CF Bryant 3B Rizzo 1B Contreras C Baez 2B War Bear LF Almora CF Russell SS Darvish SP Barves Albies 2B Acuna LF Freeman 1B Markakis RF Suzuki C Inciarte CF Bats 3B Camargo SS Foltynewicz SP The Cubs missed Acuna the last time around but …

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Cubs 13, Marlins 4

In Postgame by berselius19 Comments

OSS: The Cubs apparently just love sweeps. Three+ up: Addison Russell knocked in his first homer of the year to cap off the Cubs eight run third inning. He started the inning with a leadoff double, and also added two walks and a single later in the game. The offense in general was firing on all cylinders today, with an …

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Cubs 4, Marlins 3 (5.8.18)

In Postgame by berselius15 Comments

OSS: Just enough diggity from the bullpen and offense. Three up: With Darvish on the DL, it was a bullpen day for the Cubs. After the nominal starter Jen-Ho Tseng was chased following two ineffective innings, the rest of the Cubs pen posted a combined line of 7 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 7 K. All of the …

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Cubs 14, Marlins 2 (5.7.18)

In Postgame by berselius47 Comments

OSS: That will work as a palate cleanser. Three up: The Cubs homered four times in this one, including homers from both sides of the plate from Ian Happ. If that wasn't baffling enough, all four homers were with runners on base, following a streak of 13 straight solo shots. Kyle Hendricks cruised through this one, allowing two extremely low …

Gameday: Cubs at Cardinals

In Game Threads by berselius74 Comments

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: ESPN Radio: 670 the Score Cubs C Contreras LF Schwarber 3B Bryant 1B Rizzo SS Russell CF Happ 2B Baez RF Heyward SP Lester Urinals CF Bader RF Fowler 1B Martinez LF Ozuna 3B Gyorko SS DeJong 2B Wong C Pena SP Wacha   Just don't get swept.