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Pirates @ Cubs Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 7:08 PM CT TV: ESPN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS John Jaso, 1B Gregory Polanco, RF Andrew McCutchen, CF Starling Marte, LF Jung Ho Kang, 3B Josh Harrison, 2B Jordy Mercer, SS Jacob Stallings, C Jameson Taillon, P Chris Coghlan, LF Jason Heyward, CF Kris Bryant, LF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Miguel Montero, C Addison Russell, SS Javier Baez, 3B …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.19.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs 4 @ Memphis Redbirds 6 The I-Cubs out-hit the Redbirds 11 to 7, but a big 5-run 3rd inning was more than enough to drop Iowa to 31-35. Iowa had four players with two hits each. John Andreoli was 2-5 with a double, 2 RBI, a run scored and 2 strikeouts. Kristopher Negron was also 2-5 with a double, 2 …

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Pirates @ Cubs Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 7:15 PM CT TV: FOX Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Dexter Fowler, CF Jason Heyward, RF Kris Bryant, LF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Javier Baez, 3B Addison Russell, SS David Ross, C Jon Lester, P Jordy Mercer, SS Josh Harrison, 2B Andrew McCutchen, CF Jung Ho Kang, 3B David Freese, 1B Matt Joyce, LF Sean Rodriguez, RF Erik Kratz, C …

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Cubs to call up Willson Contreras, DFA Tim Federowicz

In News And Rumors by dmick89

According to multiple sources, the Cubs are set to call up their top prospect Willson Contreras tomorrow. Yes, the catching prospect has easily become their top prospect and is probably among the top 10 in baseball at this point. Catchers who can hit and field are rare and that’s what Contreras is. The Cubs will designate Tim Federowicz for assignment …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.16.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs 6 @ Colorodo Springs Sky Sox 5 Four I-Cubs hitters had three hits apiece and none of them were Willson Contreras. Contreras was 1-5 with an RBI and extended his hitting streak to some number I don’t care about, but maybe you do. What I do care about is that the Cubs best catcher is catching games for the …

Cubs @ Nationals Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 3:05 PM CT TV: WGN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Ben Zobrist, 2B Jason Heyward, RF Kris Bryant, LF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Miguel Montero, C Albert Almora, CF Javier Baez, 3B Addison Russell, SS Jason Hammel, P Ben Revere, CF Jayson Werth, LF Bryce Harper, RF Daniel Murphy, 2B Ryan Zimmerman, 1B Wilson Ramos, C Anthony Rendon, 3B Danny Espinosa, SS Stephen …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.15.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs @ Colorodo Springs Sky Sox (Game 1) Iowa took a 5-2 lead early on, but couldn’t hold on for the win. They dropped to 29-32. Willson Contreras was batting 2nd and was 2-4 with a double and an RBI. Mark Zagunis continues to hit since being promoted to Iowa last week. He was 2-3 with a double, walk …

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Journeymen of tomorrow: Cubs minor league recap (6.14.16)

In Minor Leagues by dmick89

Iowa Cubs @ Colorodo Springs Sky Sox (Postponed) Chattanooga Lookouts 4 @ Tennessee Smokies 2 Jacob Hannemann was 2-4 with a double, home run and he drove in both of the Smokies runs. Ben Carhart and Daniel Lockhart were each 1-4 while Bijan Radenmacher was 1-3 with a double, walk and run scored. Billy McKinney was 0-2 with 2 walks. …

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Nationals 4, Cubs 1

In Commentary And Analysis, News And Rumors by dmick89

OSS: Max Scherzer tries to strike everybody out. Three up: Addison Russell tied this game at 1 despite Max Scherzer's outstanding start. It was easily the Cubs top WPA play of the game and the second best on the day. It was a great at-bat for Russell against Scherzer before he hit the home run to break up the perfect game, …

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Cubs @ Nationals Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 6:05 PM CT TV: CSN, ESPN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Dexter Fowler, CF Jason Heyward, RF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Chris Coghlan, LF Miguel Montero, C Addison Russell, SS Kyle Hendricks, P Ben Revere, CF Jayson Werth, LF Bryce Harper, RF Daniel Murphy, 2B Ryan Zimmerman, 1B Wilson Ramos, C Anthony Rendon, 3B Danny Espinosa, SS …