Wow. Some serious emotional swings there in that one.
The Cubs go for the series win with Jason Hammel on the mound, and a bunch of lefties to face Raisel Iglesias.
Hopefully this is not a serious issue.
It sounds like Ramirez could be back this year to help soak up some of the middle innings.
Strop was pumped about a strikeout last night, and Phillips gave him his due. I think.
The quote that’ll probably surprise you: “Jon Lester might be our best at holding runners.”
He’s on pace to be one of the best rookies in the last 15 years.
What a night for the Iowa Cubs. Big win for the Eugene Emeralds.
Crazy stat about the Pirates, and the Cardinals’ easy path to 100 wins.
The Cubs came back and held on. Whew.
He went down and got it, and boy did he get it.
Baez is back and starting, Jackson’s available off the bench, and Haren looks for a good outing. Please.
The 22-year-old infielder returns, and immediately starts at second.
The two pitchers hadn’t contributed much to the Cubs lately, so the roster gets a significant shake-up.
So many of the Cubs’ top prospects are going this year, including Willson Contreras, Pierce Johnson, Mark Zagunis, and Jeimer Candelario.
An update on the triangle property, a nearly completed first phase and a delay in the move of the bullpens.
Kevin Kiermaier made a catch that rivals any home run robbery you’ve ever seen.
Although there’s always a chance movement elsewhere opens up spots, it seems like this is unlikely to impact the Cubs.
I’m not too worried about Justin Grimm, though some other pitchers give me pause.
The 22-year-old returns to the big leagues a little more ready. Also: lots of big offensive games down on the farm.