I’m sure I won’t be the only one to say this, but I think this is easily the Cubs biggest game of the year to date. For the most part, the team hasn’t been challenged. Entering the series against Pittsburgh, Chicago had yet to play a team previously who at that point had a winning
Jake Arrieta took the hill tonight for Chicago, and he did some more of what he does. In 7 innings, Arrieta allowed no runs, and struck out 5. After a shaky start, allowing back to back walks to start the game, Arrieta settled in and was straight up nasty. Allowing only 2 hits, Jake did
Damn right he does bro. You seen that guy pitch? But in all seriousness, Andrew McCutchen did give Jake Arrieta some respect for his recent success and rise from the ashes. On a sidenote, does this mean Arrieta and the bucks are cool after that little confrontation in the wildcard game last season? The Pirate’s
It’s no secret that the these three have been killing the game this season. Anthony Rizzo has driven in a league-leading 25 RBI, and has smashed 8 homers, but more importantly he’s hitting .354 with a .519 OBP and .757 slugging. Those numbers are BIG TIME. Dexter Fowler has played as well as any player
With Montero to the DL, Tim Federowicz gets the call. Here’s a look back on one of his most notable moments: Aaaaaand again: Here’s to you Timmy boy, make us proud!
A lot of the “personalities” over at the worldwide leader have worn pretty thin on me over the years. Near the top of that list are Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. These guys make a habit of stirring controversy and making outlandish claims. But the baseless speculation of today by this pair on national
It’s been an exciting start to 2016 for the Cubs. From a performance standpoint, you couldn’t ask for anything more from this squad. It’s been raining runs for Chicago hitters, and Cubs’ pitchers have put opposing lineups into a drought time and again. This team is straight up gellin’. Now, lets look at how the
The NFL started this trend with the tablets on the sideline, now MLB is doing the same thing in the dugout. I hate it. It’s stupid. It’s dumb. Don’t even give me that ‘it’s a useful tool garbage’. It isn’t. It’s a distraction. And in baseball, as opposed to football, its a huuuuuuge distraction. Bottom