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Cubs 6, Phillies 4 (6/6/2016)

In Commentary And Analysis by myles18 Comments

OSS: Cubs absolutely dominate the game for 8 innings, and then clench their collective butts for a 9th inning scare. Quirky Stat: No walks in this game. Three Up 1. Jon Lester has now been incredible for 2 consecutive games. He was very close to a Maddux and settled for 8 scoreless, with 4 hits, no walks, and 9 strikeouts. …

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Cubs Minor League Update (6.1.2016)

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Iowa Cubs 11, Oklahoma City 6 Iowa struck early and struck often, laying 4 down on the Dodgers in the first inning, and added 7 more over the course of an 11 to 6 beating. Everybody had at least 1 hit, and everyone except Juan Perez and Munenori Kawasaki had an RBI.  Willson Contreras had another day, going 2 for …

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Phillies @ Cubs (5/27/16)

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Cubs Fowler CF Zobrist 2B Bryant 1B (!) Soler LF (4th!) Szczur RF Russell SS Bae-z 3B Ross C Lester P Pretty exotic lineup for Maddon to trot out there the day after a scheduled day off. Rizzo gets 2 days off in a row, and he's dealing with the sort of minor slump that you see from him every …

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(5/6/2016) Nationals @ Cubs

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How to Watch TV: CSN Chicago Radio: 670 the Score Time: 1:20 PM CST Starters WAS: Max Scherzer (25.2 K%, 7.7 BB%, 3.76 FIP, 3.55 ERA) Pitch Mix CHC: John Lackey (22.1 K%, 6.9 BB%, 3.32 FIP, 4.32 ERA) Pitch Mix Lineup Fowler CF Hewyard RF Bryant LF Rizzo 1B Zobrist 2B La Stella 3B Bae-z SS Ross C Lackey …

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(5/4/2016) Cubs @ Pirates

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How to Watch TV: CSN Radio: 670 the Score Time: 11:35 AM CST Starters CHC: Jon Lester (25.8 K%, 5.5 BB%, 3.26 FIP, 1.83 ERA) Pitch Mix PIT: Juan Nicasio (26.4 K%, 10.9% BB%, 3.69 FIP, 3.33 ERA) Pitch Mix Lineups Cubs: Fowler CF La Stella 2B Bryant LF Rizzo 1B Zobrist RF Baez 3B Russell SS Ross C Lester …

4/15/16 Rockies @ Cubs

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How to Watch 1:20 PM CT TV: CSN, MLBN if out of market Radio: 670 the Score Rockies Lineup LeMahieu 2B Hornsby SS Gonzalez RF Arenado 3B Parra CF Raburn LF Paulsen 1B Wolters C Bettis RHP Cubs Lineup Fowler CF Heyward RF Zobrist 2B Rizzo 1B Bryant 3B Soler LF Montero C Hustle SS Hendricks P What to Watch …

Cubs 9, Reds 2 (4/14/2016)

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OSS: My original title was "Cubs a fuckload, Reds not nearly as many," but I want to trick people into still coming to this website. Three Up 1. Kris Bryant absolutely crushed one down the left field line for a HR. He also had 2 walks. He might be heating up. 2. Miguel Montero is good. He had 3 runs …

4/13/16: Reds @ Cubs

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How to Watch 7:05 PM CT TV: CSN+ Radio: 670 the Score Reds Lineup Hamilton CF Suarez 3B Votto 1B Phillips 2B Bruce RF Schebler (who?) LF DeJesus SS Barnhart C Simon P Cubs Lineup Fowler CF Heyward RF Zobrist 2B Rizzo 1B Bryant 3B Montero C Soler LF Russell SS Lackey P Will the Cubs Win? No (44) Randy's Record: …

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Series Preview: Reds (5-1) @ Cubs (5-1)

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The Cubs went 5-1 on their season-opening road trip, and now come home to face the surprisingly potent Cincinnati Reds. The Reds' offseason was basically notable for who they weren't able to unload (Brandon Phillips, Jay Bruce, and Joey Votto). They did unload Todd Frazier, but they would have loved for all three to get out of town. Instead, Phillips …