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Cubs @ Astros Game Thread

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Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: ESPN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS (90-51) Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Jorge Soler, DH Ben Zobrist, LF Addison Russell, SS Javier Baez, 2B David Ross, C Albert Almora, RF Jake Arrieta, P Arrieta Stats 174 IP 8.68 K/9 3.47 BB/9 2.84 ERA 3.41 FIP 3.10 ZiPS FIP (75-67) George Springer, RF Alex Bregman, DH …

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Cubs @ Brewers Game Thread

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Time: 7:10 PM CT TV: CSN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS (89-49) Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Addison Russell, SS Chris Coghlan, LF Jason Heyward, RF Willson Contreras, C Mike Montgomery, P Monty Stats 83.2 IP 8.28 K/9 3.44 BB/9 2.80 ERA 3.75 FIP 4.42 ZiPS FIP (61-77) Jonathan Villar, 3B Keon Broxton, CF Ryan Braun, LF Hernan …

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Cubs @ Brewers Game Thread

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Time: 7:10 PM CT TV: CSN Series Preview Gameday LINEUPS (89-48) Dexter Fowler, CF Ben Zobrist, 2B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Jorge Soler, LF Tommy La Stella, 3B Jason Heyward, RF Miguel Montero, C Javier Baez, SS Jason Hammel, P Hammel Stats 146 IP 7.52 K/9 2.90 BB/9 3.14 ERA 4.26 FIP 4.11 ZiPS FIP (60-77) Jonathan Villar, 3B Kirk Nieuwenhuis, CF Ryan Braun, …

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Cubs 3, Giants 2 (9.4.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius14 Comments

OSS: The Jason Heyward Game? Three up: Heyward drove in all three runs in this game, including the RBI single that sent the game to extras in the ninth and the game-winner in the thirteenth. His slash line since the weekend off in Coors now stands at .308/.320/.442, and hopefully he just keeps on hitting. Addison Russell had a great …

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Cubs 5, Giants 4 (9.1.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius153 Comments

MSS:  …before Tuesday’s game against the Athletics, pitcher Jeff Samardzija said he wasn’t thrilled with the moves. “I don’t think this team improves by trading Scott Feldman,” Samardzija said. “He was one of our better pitchers. He’s thrown a lot of innings, a solid dude, a solid guy in the clubhouse. It’s a shame to see him go, and the …

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Giants @ Cubs Game Thread

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Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: CSN, MLB Network Gameday LINEUPS (72-60) Denard Span, CF Angel Pagan, LF Buster Posey, C Hunter Pence, RF Brandon Crawford, SS Joe Panik, 2B Eduardo Nunez, 3B Brandon Belt, 1B Jeff Samardzija, P Samardzija Stats 166.2 IP 6.75 K/9 2.38 BB/9 4.00 ERA 4.17 FIP 3.82 FIP (ZiPS) (85-47) Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B …

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Cubs 6, Pirates 5 (8.31.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius33 Comments

OSS: Cubs close out August with a nail biter. Three up Kris Bryant homered again, keeping pace with Nolan Arenado for the NL lead. Jason Heyward had yet another solid day at the plate, going 2-3 with a walk, a RBI, and the totally common run-scored-on-balk. Since his series off in Colorado, he has a .333/.351/.500 slash line, and has …