Clayton Richard comes up to help give the Cubs a shot at a series sweep.
Kyle Hendricks takes the ball for the Cubs, who face a familiar arm.
The Cubs get an even softer Brewers lineup tonight.
There’s a baseball game tonight – don’t forget about that part.
The Cubs have Jon Lester going today, and face a very beatable pitcher. Where have I heard that before?
It’s going to be hard to top the dramatic back and forth of last night’s game.
Kyle Hendricks takes the mound against the Rockies’ imposing lineup, and the Cubs face lefty Jorge De La Rosa.
Boy, I’m still sour. It would be a very good day – for me, I mean – for the offense to show up.
Jon Lester opens things up and the Cubs face Jerome Williams. It’s not a “must win”, but it’s a “come on … you should win this.”
Try, try again. The Cubs get to face a lefty, but with a softer lineup.
Game one of today’s doubleheader is Hendricks versus Leake, with last night’s hero behind the plate.
Jason Hammel returns to the mound, and the Cubs need a good one.
Clayton Richard gets a second start with the Cubs, who will try to feast offensively at Great American.
The Cubs go for the series win with Jake Arrieta on the mound. David Ross starts behind the plate.
Jon Lester looks to get the Cubs going tonight.
Kyle Schwarber makes his big league starting debut behind the plate and bats second. Kyle Hendricks is working on a nice scoreless streak.
The Cubs will try to close out the first half of the season with a win, and by avoiding a sweep against the White Sox. Oof.
Lester versus Sale. That’s a great baseball match-up.
The Cubs open up a weekend set with the White Sox.
The Cubs go for the series win against Michael Wacha. Jason Hammel has actually been the better pitcher this year, though.