Not only is it tough to do a day game after coming back from the West Coast, it’s tough to have so many day games as it is.
The Cubs’ High-A club had to face one of the best pitching prospects in baseball, and they performed quite well.
A busy holiday weekend to recap if you weren’t around.
Tsuyoshi Wada was good again, and the bullpen was also excellent. But the bats didn’t bring it.
The Nationals are probably the best team in baseball. Bring it on.
A huge part of the revenue – and, thus, baseball spending – story in the near-term is looking good.
His OPS is now well over .900 as his strikeout rate is falling rapidly.
No time like now for the Cubs to face a great team, eh?
The next 15 games will go a long way to determining how well the Cubs stick around the playoff race.
Quite a bit of movement is possible early in the draft. Also, the weekend of scores and performances in the Cubs’ farm system.
A disappointing series loss. It’ll happen. But, yeah. Disappointing.
Going for the series win behind Jason Hammel.
Checking in on where each of the Cubs’ affiliates stand, and considering possible moves for later this Summer.
He also hit a three-run double that almost left the park.
Anthony Rizzo caps off a Cubs comeback. Hooray!
Jake Arrieta looks to save the bullpen a bit.
David Ross will have to do a little bit more offensively with Welington Castillo gone. Even if it is simply drawing walks.
With the A’s already looking like sellers, they’ve got a number of potentially attractive rentals available.