Upper Cespedeck: Yo belts amazin' HR
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The Mets rallied for a sorely needed 4-3 win over the Cubs at Citi Field on Thursday, parlaying a Javier Baez error into a go-ahead three-run rally in the seventh. Yoenis Cespedes hit the longest home run by a Mets player this season, and Steven Matz mu…Share Tweet
Lack of contact, bullpen failings roar to forefront in (another) Cubs loss to MetsShare Tweet
On Baseball: Joe Maddon’s Zaniness Keeps the Game Fun for His Cubsnytimes.com 21 hours agoTuesday’s game against the Reds, in which three Chicago relievers played left field, was the latest example of the manager’s creativity.Share Tweet
Maddon being cautious with HeywardMLB.com 22 hours agoJason Heyward did not start on Thursday for the second straight game because of some soreness on his left side, which he felt during a throw in the Cubs' last game in Miami on Sunday. Heyward grounded out as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning against t…Share Tweet
Bryant's tear continues with homer off MatzMLB.com 23 hours agoKris Bryant didn't waste any time on Thursday getting the Cubs on the board against the Mets in their first meeting since the National League Championship Series. Bryant belted his team-leading 22nd home run of the season on the sixth pitch of the game …Share Tweet
Javier Baez and Cubs find their mojo in CincinnatiESPN.com Jun 29 (yesterday)Javier Baez and Cubs find their mojo in CincinnatiShare Tweet
Cubs start fast, rip 3 HRs to sweep away RedsMLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)Following two games where they took early leads before seeing the Reds tighten matters, the Cubs scored first and never looked back on Wednesday at Great American Ball Park. Three home runs, including an inside-the-park homer by Anthony Rizzo, and plent…Share TweetHow the Cubs won: Unconventional and unexpected home runsShare Tweet
The historical oddity of the Cubs playing three pitchers in the outfieldESPN.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)The historical oddity of the Cubs playing three pitchers in the outfieldShare Tweet
Joe Maddon Used Some Advanced Tacticsdeadspin.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)The Cubs needed 15 innings to beat the Reds last night, finally putting them to sleep with a Javier Baez grand slam. But before that, Cubs manager Joe Maddon, everybody’s favorite crafty old baseball man, did some fun things with his lineup.Read more...Share Tweet
Scouting the lefty reliever trade options for the Cubs beyond Aroldis Chapman, Andrew MillerESPN.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)Scouting the lefty reliever trade options for the Cubs beyond Aroldis Chapman, Andrew MillerShare Tweet
Rizzo reaches into stands to end threatMLB.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)After a solid outing for starter Jon Lester, the wheels fell off a bit in the eighth inning of the Cubs' 7-2, 15-inning win Monday night at Great American Ball Park.Share Tweet
Cubs win marathon on single, slam in 15thMLB.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)Kris Bryant delivered an RBI single against a drawn-in infield to break a 2-2 tie in the top of the 15th before Javier Baez blasted a grand slam off Reds reliever J.J. Hoover as the Cubs outlasted Cincinnati, 7-2, Tuesday night at Great American Ball Pa…Share Tweet
Happ, McKinney among top prospect performers MondayMLB.com Jun 28 (4 days ago)Cubs prospects Ian Happ and Billy McKinney were among the top prospect performers Monday in the Minors.Share Tweet
5 alive! Bryant 5-for-5, hits 3 of Cubs' 5 HRs vs. RedsPlenty of players have hit for the cycle before in Major League history. No one has ever had a full house, at least not the way Kris Bryant did Monday night. Bryant went 5-for-5 with six RBIs and became the first player in modern MLB history, dating bac…Share TweetBreaking news: Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is good. OK, fine, everyone knows that by now. Bryant has had high expectations ever since he began destroying pitchers in the minors. He entered last year as one of the top prospects in the game, an…Share Tweet
Cubs still have entire infield in line to start ASGESPN.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)Cubs still have entire infield in line to start ASGShare Tweet
Cubs call up veteran reliever PeraltaIn an effort to shake up their taxed and struggling bullpen, the Cubs selected the contract of veteran right-handed pitcher Joel Peralta from Triple-A Iowa on Monday.Share TweetESPN.com Jun 27 (4 days ago)With Cubs slumping and TCU eliminated from CWS, Jake Arrieta returns to CincinnatiShare Tweet
Rangers, SF pass Cubs in W's, rankingsIt was bound to happen sometime, but the way the Cubs played the first seven weeks of the season, it was starting to look as if they were exempt from any sort of significant losing spell that even the best of teams experience over the course of a long s…Share Tweet
Miguel Montero Excited For New RotationMar 20Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
Epstein's 'Mission Impossible'Mar 8William Rhoden explains how Theo Epstein went from the Boston Red Sox's "boy wonder" to undertaking an impossible mission as the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs.
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