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Scoreboard Watching: Cardinals Blown Out

Scoreboard Watching: Cardinals Blown Out

Their grip on the Central is diminishing greatly.

by August 23, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Incredibly Lucky Chicago Cubs Homer Party: Rizzo, Russell, Montero, Soler (VIDEOS)

Incredibly Lucky Chicago Cubs Homer Party: Rizzo, Russell, Montero, Soler (VIDEOS)

It’s pretty crazy to see how close all four balls were to not leaving the yard. Indeed, at most parks, they wouldn’t have.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Braves 7 – August 22, 2015

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Braves 7 – August 22, 2015

In a season full of great wins, this is right up there among the best.

by August 22, 2015 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Braves v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Braves v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs look to take the first three games in the series against the Braves.

by August 22, 2015 Pre-Gamin'
Albert Almora Hits a Walk-Off for the Smokies, Continues Second Half Surge (VIDEO)

Albert Almora Hits a Walk-Off for the Smokies, Continues Second Half Surge (VIDEO)

He fell off of the radar for many folks, but Almora has been on fire.

by August 22, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
First Pitch Swings and Hitting the Ball Hard and Other Bullets

First Pitch Swings and Hitting the Ball Hard and Other Bullets

Don’t get hung up on results if a player swings early in the count. If he hits the ball hard, that’s the whole point.

by August 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Let’s Talk About Dexter Fowler’s Defense and Watch His Awesome Leaping Grab (VIDEO)

Let’s Talk About Dexter Fowler’s Defense and Watch His Awesome Leaping Grab (VIDEO)

Fowler’s defense in center this year for the Cubs has been solid, if you ask me. He made a heckuva play yesterday, too.

Scoreboard Watching: Cardinals and Pirates Both Fall, and a Discussion on Home Field

Scoreboard Watching: Cardinals and Pirates Both Fall, and a Discussion on Home Field

The Cubs gain ground in the Central, and hold steady on the second Wild Card spot.

by August 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Braves 3 – August 21, 2015

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Braves 3 – August 21, 2015

The Cubs came back in the middle innings, and held on to win again.

by August 21, 2015 Enhanced Box Scores
Two Ridiculous Homers Tracked by Statcast (VIDEOS)

Two Ridiculous Homers Tracked by Statcast (VIDEOS)

Addison Russell and Anthony Rizzo went deep last night … but those aren’t the two crazy homers you should watch here.

by August 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Pre-Gamin’: Braves v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Braves v. Cubs (3:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Kyle Hendricks gets a chance to show off some theoretical mechanical fixes, and the Cubs get to face Shelby Miller.

by August 21, 2015 Pre-Gamin'
Starlin Castro Reportedly on Trade Waivers – Remember, Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Much

Starlin Castro Reportedly on Trade Waivers – Remember, Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Much

How’s that for an honest headline? Let’s talk about what this means, if anything.

by August 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs Rumors
$300,000 Up For Grabs Monday Night – Get in Now, and Win Big

$300,000 Up For Grabs Monday Night – Get in Now, and Win Big

A big fantasy contest kicks off on Monday, and you can reserve your spot now!

by August 21, 2015 Fantasy Baseball, Meta
Giants Address Outfield Problem, Acquire Marlon Byrd from Reds

Giants Address Outfield Problem, Acquire Marlon Byrd from Reds

With Hunter Pence out, the Giants needed to act quickly, and they did.

by August 21, 2015 MLB News and Rumors
Jake Arrieta’s a Stud, But It’s Not Because of His 15 “Wins” and Other Bullets

Jake Arrieta’s a Stud, But It’s Not Because of His 15 “Wins” and Other Bullets

It’s been another dominant year for the Cubs righty, who apparently leads baseball in pitcher wins. Whateves. He’s even better than that.

by August 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Cubs Ink Deal with Toyota, Will Include Logo on Wrigley Field Marquee

Cubs Ink Deal with Toyota, Will Include Logo on Wrigley Field Marquee

Although the Cubs will have to be careful to execute it properly, this was an otherwise untapped revenue stream.

by August 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News
Scoreboard Watching: Giants Lose Once Again to a Team Ahead of the Cubs

Scoreboard Watching: Giants Lose Once Again to a Team Ahead of the Cubs

A Giant loss right now is a Pirates win.

by August 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Braves 1 – August 20, 2015

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Braves 1 – August 20, 2015

A nice, laid-back win. Whew. Needed that.

by August 20, 2015 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Braves v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Braves v. Cubs (7:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs turn the page on the Tigers and put up Jake Arrieta against the Braves.

by August 20, 2015 Pre-Gamin'
Fun with Kris Bryant’s Big Game (VIDEO)

Fun with Kris Bryant’s Big Game (VIDEO)

Kris Bryant has been fantastic all year, but he might have had his best game last night.

by August 20, 2015 Analysis and Commentary

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