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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 …

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Cubs 2, Brewers 1 (5/18/16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius37 Comments

OSS: Against all odds, Travis Wood saves the day. Three up: Travis Wood Houdini-ed himself out of an impossible jam in the twelfth inning. He inherited two runners from Rondon, who was working in his second inning, then walked Santana to load the bases with nobody out. The Cubs brought an outfielder for the extra shot at the force at home but …

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Cubs @ Brewers (5-18-2016) Game Thread

In Game Threads, Uncategorized by dmick89137 Comments

Time: 7:10 CT TV: WGN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Cubs Dexter Fowler, CF Jason Heyward, RF Kris Bryant, LF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Tommy La Stella, 3B Addison Russell, SS David Ross, C John Lackey,  P Brewers Jonathan Villar, SS Scooter Gennett, 2B Jonathan Lucroy, C Chris Carter, 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF Domingo Santana, RF Alex Presley, LF Aaron Hill, 3B …

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Brewers 4, Cubs 2 (5/17/16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius52 Comments

OSS: Chase Anderson no-hits the Cubs into the eighth inning, nearly completes the shutout. Three up Jason Heyward is still a member of the No Homers Club, but he picked up his first one in the ninth today. Now that that monkey is off his back* maybe we’ll see more power out of him. Kris Bryant went back to back with …