The Cubs and Pirates have played an awfully similar three games of baseball in a row. Neither teams bats have shown up this series. Each team has scored a mere three runs in the first three games. The Cubs have scored single tallies in three games. While.
by: Sean Holland — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 12h
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 6:05 pm CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Ben Zobrist (S) RF 2. Jason Heyward (L) CF 3. David Bote (R) 3B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Javier Baez (R) 2B 6. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 7. Willson Contreras (R) C 8....
Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Abbott strikes out 9 in 1-0 victory; Freeman returns to Iowa and jump start offense
by: Michael Ernst — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 22h
AAA Oklahoma City 6, Iowa 4 (11 Innings) Game Recap Usually it is the 1st inning that causes Duane Underwood, Jr. problems but it ended up being a three-run 5th that put the I-Cubs in a hole. The team would fight back to tie it and send it to extras, but.
by: Sean Holland — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 17 Aug
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Friday: 6:05 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Ian Happ (S) CF 2. Jason Heyward (L) RF 3. Ben Zobrist (S) 2B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Javier Baez (R) 3B 6. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 7. Victor Caratini (S)
Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Richan fires 4 perfect innings; Short jacks a grand slam; Too many other great performances to list
by: Michael Ernst — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 17 Aug
AAA Iowa 9, Colorado Springs 3 Game Recap Trevor Clifton got off to a fast start but struggled to put batters away the second time through the order. The offense picked him up though. Stephen Bruno hit a pair of run-scoring doubles and Jason Vosler...
by: Mike Banghart — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 17 Aug
So I described Cole Hamels last start as a pitchers’ duel. The final score ended up 4-3 in that one as the bullpen gave up 7 runs late, and so it didn’t feel quite the same as today’s game did. The final total was 13 singles and a...
by: Sean Holland — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 16 Aug
The Cubs split their crucial two-game series with the Brewers to maintain a three game division lead. The Cardinals have stayed hot to move within four games of first-place. Chicago rebounded nicely from a shutout loss in game one of the series to win...
by: Michael Ernst — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 16 Aug
AAA Colorado Springs 3, Iowa 1 (Game 1) Iowa 9, Colorado Springs 4 – 7 Innings (Game 2) Game Recap Iowa dropped the completion of Tuesday’s suspended action when in the 9th inning and with the scored tied 1-1, Dillon Maples walked four batters
by: Mike Banghart — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 15 Aug
The Cubs took an early lead for what felt like the first time in 2018. Their starter pitched into the seventh inning. The Cubs extended their lead and managed to hang onto it. And yet it still was a game that felt in jeopardy more than a few times late...
by: Sean Holland — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 15 Aug
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 1:20 pm CT on MLB Network/WGN/670AM Lineups Brewers 1. Christian Yelich (L) RF 2. Lorenzo Cain (R) CF 3. Mike Moustakas (L) 3B 4. Ryan Braun (R) LF 5. Travis Shaw (L) 2B 6. Jonathan Schoop (R) SS 7. Eric...
Daily Cubs Minors Recap: Lange tosses 6 shutout innings as Pelicans win after getting no-hit for 8.2 innings; Swarmer and Marquez strong as well; Artis hits first pro homer
by: Michael Ernst — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 15 Aug
AAA Iowa SUSP AA Birmingham 2, Tennessee 0 Game Recap Matt Swarmer continues to pitch well while racking up strikeouts and limiting walks. Top Performers Matt Swarmer: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, BB, 6 K (L, 3-4, 3.47) Yasiel Balaguert: 2-4 (.234) Ian Rice: 1-3, BB (
by: Myles Phelps — Chicago Now: Cubs Den 15 Aug
Jared Wyllys of Sporting News joined me to talk about David Bote’s amazing game and why batflips should be more common. Also, what’s up with the Cubs pitching staff this year?