The Chicago Cubs play host to the Toronto Blue Jays for the first time since 2005. Safe to say a lot has changed since then.
Pitchers who like to live at the very bottom of the strike zone could be having issues.
The Cubs players in today’s lineup have a collective .305/.400/.526 career slash line against Nationals starter Edwin Jackson.
Avila is having a career year at the plate, but won’t see as much playing time in Chicago as he did in Detroit because of Willson Contreras.
A hard-earned night off for Willson Contreras.
A surprise in the leadoff spot for the Cubs, who’ll go without Kris Bryant.
The Cubs are looking for their fourth straight win, and first at brand-new SunTrust Park.
The Cubs are 1-0 in the second half. Let’s keep it going.
When Mike Montgomery is throwing strikes, the result is often a ground ball or a whiff – and that bodes well for his future as a starter.
Here’s the Cubs group to kick off the second half.
Baseball is Fun: Check out the guys who’ll be mashing dingers in Miami next week. It’s gonna be fuuuuuun.
Theo Epstein had a lot to say about Kyle Schwarber’s demotion, Mark Zagunis’ promotion, and a little on Kyle Hendricks’ progress.
Kyle Schwarber is back in the lineup as the Cubs look to complete the sweep of the Padres.
Serious boom for Schwarber.
Jon Jay is providing the protection in the lineup for Anthony Rizzo.
Pierce Johnson gets the call to The Show, while Jeimer Candelario has been sent back to Iowa.
The Cubs’ top pitching prospect cruised, and Luis was there to get an eyes-on look.
Baseball is Fun: From a really terrible play, to a really incredible one in about 5 seconds.
The Cubs are on the board early thanks to Anthony Rizzo.