Wow. What a stunning 12 hours it’s been for the Cubs.
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Against the swirl of controversy and another ugly loss, at least the Cubs are still very close to first place.
“As soon as you start pointing fingers, I think that just labels you as a selfish player.”
The Cubs’ man in charge gets into a range of topics, including why the Cubs are less likely to target price rental trades this year.
“So, it’s just like, ‘Yeah, OK, Miggy can’t throw nobody out.’ Yeah, but my pitchers don’t hold anybody on.”
With a win, the Cubs can guarantee a split, but Max Scherzer is a tough pitcher.
Kyle Schwarber is working hard to get back into big league form, and I wouldn’t bet against him.
Jason Heyward might not be able to come back from his hand cut/scrape as soon as we’d hoped.
That’s as tense as I’ve felt since a certain game last fall. Also: the sad decline of Hector Rondon, Kyle Schwarber’s interestingly-timed commercial, and more.
What a night for Javy Baez, who impressed even Bryce Harper.
Carasiti is a very nice return for Rosscup, and could be a future big league reliever.
The Cubs have made the expected roster move of calling up Jeimer Candelario and sending down Dylan Floro.
And Kris Bryant could plausible wind up the Cubs’ only All-Star overall.
The Dodgers have begun to put some ground between them and the rest of the talented NL West.
It’s just a matter of the timing for Hendricks at this point.
“A sharp, pinching pain.” But Russell might not have to sit long or even get an MRI. So …
Anyone else rooting for a split against the Nationals? Also: well done Mike Montgomery, Anthony Rizzo’s two-strike approach is beautiful, and much more.
The inconsistent offense – which doesn’t figure to be the subject of trade talks – sank the Cubs this weekend. Catch up on the other headlines here.
He likely replaces a reliever, and provides cover for Addison Russell’s injury.