Welcome to the Diamondbacks and their hefty offense, sans Paul Goldschmidt.
The Cubs go for the series win with Jason Hammel on the mound, and a bunch of lefties to face Raisel Iglesias.
Baez is back and starting, Jackson’s available off the bench, and Haren looks for a good outing. Please.
Schwarber catches, Bryant goes to right field, Castro stays in, and the Cubs try to keep the good feelings flowing.
Jake Arrieta steps up to play stopper, but it sure seems like it’s going to depend a whole lot more on the offense to get out of its funk.
Jon Lester looks to stop the Cubs’ skid. The offense is not facing a former Cy Young winner or World Series MVP for something like the second time in a week.
Welcome to Los Angeles, here’s a Clayton Kershaw for your troubles.
The Cubs get a tough one today in Madison Bumgarner, but it’s winnable. Every game is, after all.
Kyle Schwarber leads off against Jake Peavy, and Starlin Castro gets another start.
Jake Arrieta and the Cubs start a West Coast swing. Big, big games this week.
Lester versus Kluber in a one-gamer. It’s kind of a weird, playoff-like thing.
The Cubs go for the four-game sweep over the Braves, with Jason Hammel looking to turn things around.
The Cubs look to take the first three games in the series against the Braves.
Kyle Hendricks gets a chance to show off some theoretical mechanical fixes, and the Cubs get to face Shelby Miller.
The Cubs turn the page on the Tigers and put up Jake Arrieta against the Braves.
Jon Lester takes the ball for the Cubs as they conclude their short series against the Tigers.
Hold off, weather. And don’t hold off, Cubs bats.
The Cubs go for the sweep today – and 10 wins in a row – against one of the best pitchers in baseball.
Jake Arrieta Day. Cubs go for the series win.
Jeff Samardzija gets his chance to face the team that traded him, and the Cubs get to employ a DH for the first time in a while.