Pressure to perform was squarely put on the Chicago Cubs offense, especially as they were facing an opposing starting pitcher making only his second career start.
by: Gordon Wittenmyer — Chicago Sun-Times 56m
Almost 19 months after a failed squeeze bunt in Game 7 of the World Series, Baez was asked to try it again against the same team — with worse results.
by: Brett Taylor — Bleacher Nation 2h
That was one of those frustrating losses, wasn't it?
by: jliberatorewgntvcom — WGN 2h
CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Plutko was nervous. Not about making his second major league start, really. It was all about stepping to the plate. Once that was over, everything fell into place. Plutko carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Andrew Miller...
by: Videolicious - Chicago Tribune — Chicago Tribune 2h
Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses Jon Lester's outing and Javier Baez's bunt against the Indians on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
by: (Thomas Lott) — Sporting News 2h
Scores and highlights from around MLB Wednesday.
by: FOX Sports — Fox Sports 2h
Frank Thomas and Nick Swisher join Kevin Burkhardt to discuss the slow start for the Chicago Cubs and whether the starting rotation is to blame.
by: N/A — MLB: Cubs 2h
Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday. Cubs fans were offered a promising glimpse of the future during Wednesday's Minor League contests. Four pitchers ranked in Chicago's Top 30 prospects --
by: Sean Atchley — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 2h
The Cubs have struggled mightily of late to capitalize on base runners. After an embarassing loss last night, hope was that the Cubs might be able to take advantage of a pitcher who was making just his second major league start. Of course, as most life-
by: Matthias Woeckener — Cubs Insider 2h
Jon Lester pitched great tonight, allowing a run on six hits over seven stellar innings. Unfortunately, the offense could not get the job done. Cleveland rookie Adam Plutko retired 13 straight at one point and took a no-hitter into the 7th inning. His...
by: Paul Sullivan — Chicago Tribune 3h
Nobody said this winning thing was going to be easy for the Cubs and their followers. Now the franchise has to deal with the great expectations their recent past success has created.
by: The Associated Press — The Score 3h
CHICAGO (AP) Adam Plutko carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Andrew Miller provided stellar relief work, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night. Plutko (2-0) struck out four and walked four in his second...