Dexter Fowler isn’t starting today, but his groin issue tentatively sounds not super serious. Also, Justin Grimm is throwing.
Still waiting on that first homer, though.
The latest podcast iteration from Sahadev Sharma and Brett Taylor. How worried are we about the Cubs’ bullpen, anyway?
The Tennessee Smokies and South Bend Cubs erupted.
The Cubs probably played a little better than the Pirates overall tonight, but that doesn’t mean they won the game. Because baseball.
Hopefully this was just a precautionary thing, given the conditions tonight in Pittsburgh.
A solid slap to center field, saved here for posterity.
Cubs going for a series win in game three of this four-game set. Go deep, Jason Hammel.
Castro’s combined performance this year in the field and at the plate have been MVP-like.
This time on WGN-9 for the Cubs’ thriller last night. These big ratings increases are a very good thing.
Are there still a lot of strikeouts? Sure. But these Cubs are taking walks and getting on base.
Obviously Arrieta is a damn good pitcher, but he tore up Twitter yesterday.
The issue is a little broader than just Brian Schlitter, though his role should probably change.
That idea will go over well. Also, Addison Russell’s debut, Javier Baez’s eventual return, and Joe West’s night.
Which youngsters could next impact the big league team? One familiar face, and one well-followed face.
They just keep coming back, baby.
Bryant just took one to deep right center for a double off the wall. It didn’t even look like he hit the ball hard.
Welcome Addison Russell, and the Cubs stack the lineup with righties against Francisco Liriano.