Better Know a Cub: Mike Montgomery, LHP

In Better Know a Cub, Transactions by JonKneeV53 Comments

Today’s an off day and what better way to spend it then discussing the recent trade between the Chicago Cubs and Seattle Mariners. The Cubs sent off 1B/DH Dan Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn in return for LHP Mike Montgomery and RHP Jordan Pries. We’ll spend this post focusing on the more prominent name in Montgomery. Mike was drafted out …

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Mets @ Cubs Game Thread

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Time: 1:20 PM CT TV: ABC7, ESPN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Jose Reyes, 3B Curtis Granderson, CF Wilmer Flores, 3B James Loney, 1B Travis d’Arnaud, C Kelly Johnson, 2B Juan Lagares, CF Michael Conforto, LF Bartolo Colon, P Ben Zobrist, RF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Willson Contreras, LF Jason Heyward, CF Addison Russell, SS Miguel Montero, C Javier Baez, 2B Kyle …

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Mets @ Cubs Game Thread

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Time: 6:05 PM CT TV: ESPN, CSN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Jose Reyes, 3B Curtis Granderson, CF Yoenis Cespedes, LF James Loney, 1B Neil Walker, 2B Asdrubal Cabrera, SS Michael Conforto, RF Rene Rivera, C Noah Syndergaard, P Tommy La Stella, 3B Kris Bryant, RF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Willson Contreras, C Jason Heyward, CF Addison Russell, SS Miguel Montero, C …

Cubs Hot Stove 7.18.2016

In News And Rumors, Transactions, Uncategorized by JonKneeV28 Comments

With the deadline looming less than two weeks from today, the Cubs rumors are heating up. Theo and Jed Hoyer are almost assuredly going to make some kind of roster moves to improve the team. We’ve discussed in the comments quite extensively Andrew Miller and what we would/wouldn’t like to give up. Here are some updates: Andrew Miller is still …

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Cubs 6, Rangers 0 (7.15.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius89 Comments

OSS: Now that’s more like it Three up The Cubs offense hung some runs on a crappy pitcher, a hallmark of good teams and something that they were failing to do during their recent funk. This wasn’t just Bryzzo blasting their way to the lead, it was a team effort with no particular player sticking out WPA-wise. They got some …

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Kris Bryant is good at sports

In Commentary And Analysis by dmick89109 Comments

A little over 3 years ago the Cubs drafted Kris Bryant with the 2nd pick of the 2013 First Year Player Draft*. He was considered either the top prospect or close enough to the top that few teams, if any, would have passed on him given the chance to take him that high. It was somewhat surprising to see the Houston …

Cubs 6, Pirates 5 (7.10.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius44 Comments

OSS: The marathon mercifully ends with a win Three up: Bryzzo combined to go 7-9 with a walk today, and Bryant drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. As bad as this stretch has been for the Cubs, at least these two guys have been producing. As Matt Clapp pointed out on twitter today, Bryant leads the NL …