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Reds @ Cubs Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 7;05 PM CT TV: CSN Gameday LINEUPS (63-87) Jose Peraza, SS Tony Renda, 3B Joey Votto, 1B Adam Duvall, LF Brandon Phillips, 2B Scott Schebler, RF Tyler Holt, CF Ramon Cabrera, C Josh Smith, P (95-55) Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, LF Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Addison Russell, SS Jason Heyward, RF Javier Baez, 3B David Ross, C Jon Lester, P …

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Reds @ Cubs Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 7;05 PM CT TV: CSN Gameday LINEUPS (63-86) Jose Peraza, SS Hernan Iribarren, CF Joey Votto, 1B Adam Duvall, LF Brandon Phillips, 2B Scott Schebler, RF Eugenio Suarez, 3B Tucker Barnhart, C Timothy Adleman, P (94-55) Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, 2B Addison Russell, SS Jason Heyward, RF Willson Contreras, C Chris Coghlan, LF Jason Hammel, …

Brewers 5, Cubs 4 / Cubs 93, Cardinals 76 (9.15.16)

In Uncategorized by berselius

OSS: Cubs lose a close one to the Brewers, but clinch the division with a Cardinals loss to the Giants. Also with all the other wins before this one. Three up Jorge Soler had the biggest hit for the Cubs tonight, a two run homer that gave them an early lead. Jason Heyward had his first big night in a …

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Brewers @ Cubs Clinch Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

Time: 7:05 PM CT TV: CSN Gameday LINEUPS (65-81) Jonathan Villar, 3B Keon Broxton, CF Ryan Braun, LF Chris Carter, 1B Hernan Perez, 3B Domingo Santana, RF Orlando Arcia, SS Martin Maldonado, C Jimmy Olsen, P Nelson Stats 163 IP 6.90 K/9 4.31 BB/9 4.42 ERA 5.03 FIP 4.42 ZiPS FIP (93-52) Dexter Fowler, CF Kris Bryant, 3B Anthony Rizzo, 1B Ben Zobrist, …

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Cubs 7, Cardinals 0 (9.14.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius

OSS: Cubs magic number drops to Tony Campana. Three up: Jon Lester had another great game, pitching eight scoreless innings with eight strikeouts and just four baserunners. He lowered his ERA to second in the NL, behind teammate Cyle Hendricks. He was on pace for a Maddux in much of the early going, and is probably the favorite to start …

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Miscellaneous Thoughts from the Pelicans last home game

In Commentary And Analysis by Obstructed View Staff

A once-every-three-years guest post by BVS. Sunday night was the last home game of the year at TicketReturn Field, home of the Cubs A+ farm team. The Pelicans divebombed the Lynchburg Hillcats (CLE) 8-3 to even the Mills Cup series at 1-1.  I don’t know why it’s called the Mills Cup, and am too lazy to look, but that’s the Carolina League Championship. They lost game one 4-3 …

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Cubs 4, Cardinals 1 (9.12.16)

In Commentary And Analysis by berselius

OSS: Three outs away from a Cy Young? Three up: Kyle Hendricks was just amazing today, taking a no-hitter into the ninth inning before losing it on a HR by Jeremy Hazelbaker. Even aside from the no-hit bid he was also on pace for a Maddux for most of this game. He lowered his league leading ERA to 2.03, and …

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Cubs @ Astros Game Thread

In Game Threads by dmick89

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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Series Preview: Chicago Cubs (89-50) at Houston Astros (74-66)

In Series Previews by berselius

Remember when the Astros were bad? Like, earlier this year? They got off to a brutal start, going 7-17 in April, and a lot of people (read: me) saw that guys like Dallas Keuchel continued to struggle and simply wrote them off/laughed them away as a one-year fluke. Then they quietly won a whole bunch of games, and dug themselves …