Cubs 3, Cardinals 4 (5.23.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius3 Comments

OSS: Cubs outplay the Cardinals, lose anyway. Three up The Cubs biggest play of the day by WPA was Ben Zobrist‘s seeing-eye single up the middle in the ninth, making it first and third with one out and Rizzo coming to the plate. Zobrist had a great day at the plate in general, going 3-4 with a walk and a …

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Cubs @ Cardinals Game Thread (5-23-2016)

In Game Threads by dmick8967 Comments

Time: 7:15 PM CT TV: CSN+ Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Cubs Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, RF Ben Zobrist, 2B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Jorge Soler, LF Miguel Montero, C Javier Baez, 3B Addison Russell, SS John Lackey, P Cardinals Matt Carpenter, 3B Aledmys Diaz, SS Matt Holliday, LF Stephen Piscotty, RF Matt Adams, 1B Yadier Molina, C Randal Grichuk, CF Kolten Wong, 2B …

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Chicago Cubs (29-13) @ St. Louis Cardinals (23-21)

In Series Previews by dmick8917 Comments

The Cubs have not played particularly well over the last week or two. The offense has been rather quiet. Other than the 8-run game in the opener in San Francisco, the Giants pretty much shut down the Cubs offense. The Brewers beat them 2 of 3 also and they’ve lost 7 of their last 11. To their credit, they have managed …

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Cubs Minor League Update (5-23-2016)

In Minor Leagues by dmick898 Comments

We used to do these before and I always enjoyed doing them so I figured I’d start them again. Iowa Cubs 1, Tacoma Rainiers 8 Albert Almora continues to rake. He was 3-4 with a double and RBI. Willson Contreras was 1-3 with a walk and Dan Vogelbach was 2-3 with a walk. In 39 AAA games and 165 plate …

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Cubs @ Giants Game Thread (8-22-2016)

In Game Threads by dmick8958 Comments

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: ESPN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Cubs Dexter Fowler, CF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Kris Bryant, 3B Ben Zobrist, 2B Jorge Soler, LF Addison Russell, SS Matt Szczur, RF David Ross, C Kyle Hendricks, P Giants Denard Span, CF Joe Panik, 2B Matt Duffy, 3B Buster Posey, C Brandon Belt, 1B Brandon Crawford, SS Gregor Blanco, RF Madison Bumgarner, P …

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Cubs @ Giants Game Thread (8-21-2016)

In Game Threads by dmick8984 Comments

Time: 6:15 PM CT TV: FOX Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Cubs Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, RF Jorge Soler, LF Javier Baez, 2B Addison Russell, SS David Ross, C Jon Lester, P Giants Denard Span, CF Joe Panik, 2B Kelby Tomlinson, LF Buster Posey, 1B Matt Duffy, 3B Trevor Brown, C Brandon Crawford, SS Gregor Blanco, RF Matt …

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Cubs 8, Giants 1, Heyward injured

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius35 Comments

OSS: Cubs win handily on Jake Arrieta day, but Heyward goes down early. Three One down Jason Heyward left the game after making a spectacular catch near/into the wall in the first inning. He slid into the padded wall and came up holding his side. No word form the Cubs on how serious it is, and any tentative reports you see should be …

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Cubs @ Giants Game Thread (8-20-2016)

In Game Threads by dmick8969 Comments

Time: 9:15 PM CT TV: WGN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Cubs Dexter Fowler, CF Jason Heyward, RF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Jorge Soler, LF Miguel Montero, C Javier Baez, SS Jake Arrieta, P Giants Denard Span, CF Joe Panik, 2B Matt Duffy, 3B Buster Posey, C Brandon Belt, 1B Hunter Pence, RF Brandon Crawford, SS Jake Peavy, P …

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Cubs @ Brewers (5-19-2016) Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick8996 Comments

Time: 12:40 CT TV: CSN, MLB Network Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Cubs Dexter Fowler, CF Jason Heyward, RF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Jorge Soler, LF Addison Russell, SS Miguel Montero, C Jason Hammel,  P Brewers Jonathan Villar, SS Alex Presley, LF Scooter Gennett, 2B Chris Carter, 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF Domingo Santana, RF Hernan Perez, 3B Martin Maldonado, C Junior …