Gameday: Cubs at Cardinals

In Game Threads by berselius74 Comments

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: ESPN Radio: 670 the Score Cubs C Contreras LF Schwarber 3B Bryant 1B Rizzo SS Russell CF Happ 2B Baez RF Heyward SP Lester Urinals CF Bader RF Fowler 1B Martinez LF Ozuna 3B Gyorko SS DeJong 2B Wong C Pena SP Wacha   Just don't get swept.

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Cubs 3, Rockies 2 (4.30.18)

In Postgame by berselius76 Comments

OSS: Cubs head into May in first place. Three up: Kris Bryant had his first big hit since his HBP scare. His triple off the top of the wall just missed finding its way into the basket, and he eventually came around to score as the game winning run. He also made a plus-plus defensive play in the top of …

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Cubs 2, Brewers 0 (4.29.18)

In Postgame by berselius19 Comments

OSS: Cubs sweep the Brewers out of Chicago with stellar pitching and defense. Three up: Tyler Chatwood had his best game on the mound as a Cub today, shutting out the Brewers over seven innings with just two hits and three walks, striking out four. He even helped himself with an RBI single in the fifth inning. All told, the …

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Cubs 3, Brewers 0 (4.28.18)

In Postgame by berselius41 Comments

OSS: Q and the defense shut things down. Three up: Jose Quintana crushed it today, pitching seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts and just two hits and one walk. The conditions were funky enough that I wouldn't read too much into the hits number, but it was great to see him commanding the strike zone. He also got an easy …

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Cubs 3, Brewers 2 (4.27.18)

In Postgame by berselius24 Comments

OSS: Yu Darvish and the Brewers defense edge out the Brewers. Three up: Darvish looked like the guy that the Cubs are paying for today, striking out eight with two walks and three hits in six innings. He gave up one run in the first thanks to an uncharacteristic defensive miscue for Heyward. All his pitches seemed to be working …

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Cubs 1, Brewers 0 (4.26.18)

In Postgame by berselius19 Comments

OSS: Cyle and Kyle eke out a Cubs win. Three up: Kyle Hendricks had a Cyle Hendricks performance, pitching seven innings with no runs and no walks allowed. He struck out five and allowed just four hits (IIRC, all with two outs). This is the third game in a row where a Cubs starting pitcher has faced at least one …

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Series Preview: Milwaukee Brewers (15-9) @ Chicago Cubs (11-10)

In Series Previews by myles25 Comments

Team Leaders Now that I’m lazy and copying the earlier Series Preview, I'll use the teams' 2017 numbers here instead. Cubs OBP: Kris Bryant (.409) ISO: Ian Happ (.261) HR: Anthony Rizzo (32) R+RBI: Rizzo (208) wRC+: Bryant (146) BSR: Bryant (4.8) Defense: Willson Contereras (12.8) SP K/9: Jose Quintana (10.46) SP BB/9: Quintana (2.24) SP FIP: Quintana (3.25) RP FIP: Carl Edwards Jr (12.75) RP BB/9: Brandon Morrow (1.85) RP FIP: Morrow …