The Cubs go for the series win with Jason Hammel on the mound, and a bunch of lefties to face Raisel Iglesias.
Articles by: Brett Taylor
Hopefully this is not a serious issue.
It sounds like Ramirez could be back this year to help soak up some of the middle innings.
Strop was pumped about a strikeout last night, and Phillips gave him his due. I think.
He’s on pace to be one of the best rookies in the last 15 years.
Crazy stat about the Pirates, and the Cardinals’ easy path to 100 wins.
The Cubs came back and held on. Whew.
He went down and got it, and boy did he get it.
Baez is back and starting, Jackson’s available off the bench, and Haren looks for a good outing. Please.
The 22-year-old infielder returns, and immediately starts at second.
The two pitchers hadn’t contributed much to the Cubs lately, so the roster gets a significant shake-up.
So many of the Cubs’ top prospects are going this year, including Willson Contreras, Pierce Johnson, Mark Zagunis, and Jeimer Candelario.
Kevin Kiermaier made a catch that rivals any home run robbery you’ve ever seen.
I’m not too worried about Justin Grimm, though some other pitchers give me pause.
The Cubs are still in playoff position this month, even as we get anxious about losses.
De Aza hits righties very well, and improves the Giants’ overall offensive depth.
The first wave of call-ups will give the Cubs bench depth and some fresh arms.
A frustrating close one becomes a laugher.
The move opens up a spot for Austin Jackson, and could be the end of Olt’s time with the Cubs.
Schwarber catches, Bryant goes to right field, Castro stays in, and the Cubs try to keep the good feelings flowing.