Articles by: Brett Taylor


Jason Hammel is Looking Really Good Right Now and Other Bullets

Jason Hammel is Looking Really Good Right Now and Other Bullets

He’s looked really good the last two times out, and that’s great news. Also: poor Addison Russell, Hector Rondon’s non-save, and more.

Anthony Rizzo’s Home Run Barrage and Early-Season Power

Anthony Rizzo’s Home Run Barrage and Early-Season Power

Five homers in five games for the Cubs’ slugging first baseman.

by April 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News

Weekend Catch-Up: Residual No-Hitter, Homers, Baez, Beating Reds, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Residual No-Hitter, Homers, Baez, Beating Reds, More

That was a pretty fun weekend to follow a no-hitter.

by April 25, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Reds 0 – April 24, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Reds 0 – April 24, 2016

The Cubs went off on Alfredo Simon again to take the series.

by April 24, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (12:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs go for the series win with Jason Hammel on the mound, opposing Alfredo Simon. Remember the last time the Cubs faced him?

by April 24, 2016 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Bullpen Innings and Effectiveness and Other Bullets

Cubs Bullpen Innings and Effectiveness and Other Bullets

How do you keep a crowded bullpen sharp when the starters tend to go deep?


Cubs Lineup: A Couple Regulars Getting the Day Off

Cubs Lineup: A Couple Regulars Getting the Day Off

Tommy La Stella and Matt Szczur draw starts.

by April 24, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Reds 13, Cubs 5 – April 23, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Reds 13, Cubs 5 – April 23, 2016

That was pretty ugly, but I still feel pretty good.

by April 23, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Reds (6:10 CT) – Lineup, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The Cubs look to keep the winning/dominating ways going in game three of this four-game set.

by April 23, 2016 Pre-Gamin'

Cubs Lineup: Bryant in Left Field Again, Baez at Third Base Again

Cubs Lineup: Bryant in Left Field Again, Baez at Third Base Again

That’s certainly interesting.

by April 23, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
The Cubs Have Actually Been Even Better Than Their 13-4 Record and Other Bullets

The Cubs Have Actually Been Even Better Than Their 13-4 Record and Other Bullets

How’s this for mind-blowing: the Cubs have been unlucky this year to be 13-4.

Javier Baez Hits His First Homer of the Year, Shows Off Wide Range of Value (VIDEO)

Javier Baez Hits His First Homer of the Year, Shows Off Wide Range of Value (VIDEO)

It’s never not fun to watch a Javy Baez homer.

by April 23, 2016 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Reds 1 – April 22, 2016

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Reds 1 – April 22, 2016

Lester great, offense great, and the Cubs rolled again.

by April 22, 2016 Enhanced Box Scores