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Brewers @ Cubs Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick8958 Comments

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: CSN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Keon Broxton, CF Orlando Arcia, SS Jonathan Villar, 3B Hernan Perez, RF Chris Carter, 1B Scooter Gennett, 2B Jake Elmore, LF Martin Maldonado, C Jimmy Nelson, P Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Addison Russell, SS Jorge Soler, LF Jason Heyward, RF David Ross, C Jon Lester, …

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Cubs 4, Brewers 0; Cubs 4, Brewers 1 (8.16.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius38 Comments

OSS: Cubs were three outs away from back-to-back shutouts in a single day. Three to six up: After struggling in the PCL for the past month during his rehab, Cahill had no trouble handling the Brewers lineup. As Josh pointed out, the average PCL lineup might be better (dying laughing). Given that his longest start at Iowa was four innings, …

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Brewers @ Cubs Game Thread (game 2)

In Game Threads by dmick8946 Comments

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: WPWR Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Jonathan Villar, SS Scooter Gennett, 2B Ryan Braun, LF Hernan Perez, 3B Chris Carter, 1B Kirk Nieuwenhuis, RF Keon Broxton, CF Martin Maldonado, C Chase Anderson, P Matt Szczur, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Jorge Soler, RF Ben Zobrist, 2B Willson Contreras, LF Javier Baez, SS David Ross, C Jason Hammel, …

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Brewers @ Cubs Game Thread (game 1)

In Game Threads by dmick8961 Comments

Time: 12:20 PM CT TV: WGN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Jonathan Villar, 3B Orlando Arcia, SS Scooter Gennett, 2B Chris Carter, 1B Hernan Perez, RF Kirk F7, LF Keon Broxton, CF Manny Pina, C Matt Garza, P Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Addison Russell, SS Chris Coghlan, LF Jason Heyward, RF Miguel Montero, C Trevor …

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Cardinals @ Cubs Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick8967 Comments

Time: 7:08 PM CT TV: ESPN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS Greg Garcia, SS Stephen Piscotty, RF Matt Carpenter, 1B Brandon Moss, LF Yadier Molina, C Jhonny Peralta, 3B Jedd Gyorko, 2B Randal Grichuk, CF Mike Leake, P Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Addison Russell, SS Chris Coghlan, LF Jason Heyward, RF Willson Contreras, C John …

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Cubs 13, Cardinals 2 (8.12.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius52 Comments

OSS: Cubs bury the Cardinals under a barrage of home runs. Three Four up: The Cubs came out swinging against Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright, scoring two runs on three doubles in the first inning. Wainwright was chased following a five run second inning capped off by a three run shot by Willson Contreras. The Cubs had five homers on the …

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Cubs 4, Cardinals 3 (8.11.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius77 Comments

OSS: Cubs walk off for ten in a row. Three up: The Cubs wasted a few chances early, and finally broke through against Carlos Martinez with a two run single by Chris Coghlan in the sixth inning. David Ross then dropped a surprise bunt to give the Cubs a temporary lead, an acceptable exception to #StopBunting. He also hit a …

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Series Preview: St. Louis Cardinals (60-54) at Chicago Cubs (71-41)

In Series Previews by berselius121 Comments

It sure is nice having that twelve game cushion. The Cardinals have been flailing a bit lately, even losing a series at home to the Braves, but still have the third-best run differential in the NL. They’re down a couple of key contributers, including Michael Wacha, out with shoulder inflammation, Aledmys Diaz, out with a broken thumb, and Trevor Rosenthal, …

Cubs 5, Trouts 1 (8.9.16)

In Uncategorized by berselius71 Comments

OSS: Eight innings from Lackey and a couple of home runs off of the Angels pitching machine extend the Cubs winning streak to eight games. Three up: John Lackey allowed just three hits in eight innings, striking out six for his best start in over a month. He even managed to shut down Mike Trout, striking him out once and …