Time for a rubber match.
And it’s beautiful to watch.
The Chicago Cubs dropped the opener in Colorado last night, and tonight they get a matchup against the rejuvenated Jon Gray.
Happ has been doing a little better lately. Let’s see if he can’t get something going before the end of the year.
Old friend alert!
So what exactly comes next?
I asked, and it turns out the Cubs actually do have to finish out the entire season.
The Blackhawks have their goalie.
The Cubs catcher is the new leader of the team, but he gets the day off today.
The “I’m not crying, you’re crying” post.
There were some trades today, so … the infield looks a little different.
Cubs at Nationals … well, what’s left of them, anyway.
The Cubs actually got a really interesting lotto ticket for Marisnick.
Another trade down.
The Padres Tried to Get Joey Gallo with Eric Hosmer and Top-100 Prospect Robert Hassell (Cubs Implications?)
Could the Cubs try to swing a similar deal?
Berríos would be a big entrant to the trade market if the Twins are getting serious.
The development! It’s happening!
The Sox had been scouting the Cubs relievers for a while now.
The Bryant rumors are heating up.
Some extra wildness lately likely inspired this move.
There’s really no need to do anything but take it very slowly and carefully with Hoerner
I don’t think I have to tell you what that means.
Lukewarm Stove: Yankees *Still* Want Story, Kimbrel/Rizzo Package, Scherzer’s Final Start, Relievers Moving, More
To my surprise, the Yankees are not done yet.
Well that was no fun.
No surprises (yet).
Latest on Kris Bryant and the Giants: Still Interested, But Probably Not for Joey Bart, Marte Trade Impact, Money, More
And the Starling Marte trade will have an impact.
The Reds bullpen has been the worst in MLB this season.