The 23-year-old righty has been working his way up the system since 2012.
Boy did the Cubs need that. Rizzo, too. Bonus video on Jason Heyward’s beautiful double.
Salvage the series. That’s what is at stake today.
Gotta love seeing low, line-drive homers from Willson Contreras. That’s where his bread is buttered.
At long last, a rehab start – which could set the stage for a return to the Cubs thereafter.
Lots of moving parts today.
He doesn’t get too many starts over there, and hopefully it pays off.
Bryant won’t play again today.
One of the few enjoyable moments from an ugly blowout.
The second half of the minor league season is underway.
And it led to the bench coach being ejected. What the heck?
You can’t stop the Big Red Machine.
The Cubs will try to start salvaging this series with a bullpen day.
The Cubs are loading up on lefties.
A thrilling game between the other two NL Central contenders. Also: I would totally watch Bryce Harper and Ichiro in the HR Derby.
If Bryzzo ain’t goin’, the Cubs’ offense ain’t goin’. Also: good gravy Jose Quintana has been lit up the third time through the order.
One of the greatest games in Cubs history.
The latest from the Cubs’ farm system, with walks something of a story of the day.
Hey, that game looked familiar.
The Cubs very quickly put up three runs with two outs.
The Cubs couldn’t crush one righty Reds starter having a bad year, so maybe tonight’s the night?
Jason Heyward has been so freaking good lately, and overall quite good this year. When do we get to say this is really him again?
The state of the pitching staff is totally up in the air right now.
This is potentially huge news.
This hasn’t been just a passing phase.