The Cubs will try to bounce back from last night’s ugliness, with Jon Lester looking to lead the way.
And on to the next AL park.
Going for the series win and, oh, let’s say 18 runs.
Is this Tsuyoshi Wada’s last shot to really nail down the fifth starter spot? Kyle Schwarber DH’s, and the Cubs look to rebound.
Jake Arrieta on the mound, Kyle Schwarber on the bench, and joy in the hearts of Chicago sports fans. Keep the good feelings going.
Jake Arrieta will try and hold down the Indians and spell the bullpen … er, well, he will try and do that someday. But not tonight.
A fairly big game for the Cubs tonight when you put it all together.
Chris Coghlan moves up to the two-hole for the Cubs tonight against Mike Leake.
A tougher test for the Cubs today, with Johnny Cueto on the mound for the Reds.
The Cubs come home to a completed bleachers and a beaten-up Reds squad.
The Cubs have a chance to bring home a winning record from this road trip. Jake Arrieta goes tonight.
On to the American League, as the Cubs open a two-game set in Detroit with Jon Lester on the mound.
A chance for a four-game series win, and a chance to perform a little better against Jordan Zimmermann.
The Cubs face another top pitching prospect making his big league debut, and Jason Hammel looks to put them ahead in the series. Addison Russell starts at short.
Wada versus Roark, part two. Each pitched well last time, but didn’t last too long.
No rest for the weary, as the Cubs now have to play four in Washington. With Jake Arrieta going tonight, you’d like to see a win in this one.
It sucks to be without Jorge Soler, but the Cubs have a series to win.
The Cubs’ unique lineup will face a lefty transitioning out of the bullpen. Who wins?
The Cubs rework the lineup a bit and face a young starter who is frequently around the zone with hittable stuff.
Try, try again. The Cubs will try to split this rain-shortened series with the Royals.