Friday, June 5, 2020

ACAA NL Central Week 4 Recap

The Follow-Up: Chicago Cubs: 4-1, Anthony Rizzo .385 / 2 HR / 7 RBI Rizzo has soared to the top of the NL in RBI's this week with the Cubs outscoring their opponents 29-10. Rizzo walked five times, and four of his five hits this week resulted in extra bases including two home runs. Clearly Rizzo is seeing the ball very...

Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals Series Recap

What a phenomenally entertaining series between two of the best teams in baseball this turned out to be. The two young Las Vegas born lads Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant squaring off for the first time in the very early goings of the 2016 season was just one of the many highlights that came from this four game series...

Chicago Cubs vs. San Diego Padres Series Recap

After some ugly weather delayed the start of the series, the Cubs and Padres were able to squeeze in three games into two days on May 10 and 11. The series saw the Chicago Cubs lose consecutive games for the first time in 2016, as the Padres swept the doubleheader and won the series 2-1. Game One: Jon Lester vs....

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Series Recap

The Cubs faced their Central Division rivals for the second time this season and won the series yet again. Their bats were widely awake in the first two games of the series, but seemed to be largely asleep for its finale. Nevertheless, the Cubs season record against the Pirates stands at 5-1 and they hold an eight game lead...

Load ‘Em Up with Joe Rivera (5/16/2016)

Stepping Up to the Plate With another week in the books, we have guys making it into the history books, guys getting sucker punched and Bartolo Colon hitting dingers. Oh yeah, the season is in full swing (no pun intended). First Base: Scherzer, Nats, cementing contender status With the Nationals and the Mets set to face-off on Tuesday in a series that...

ACAA NL Central Week 6 Recap

The Follow-Up: Chicago Cubs 5-3 - Addison Russell .381 / 2 HR / 9 RBI The Cubs continued their dominance after sweeping the Nationals, and winning a series against the Pirates. The Cubs have now pushed their run differential up to +110 after their bats have exploded in the last few weeks. Arrieta had yet another impressive performance, as the Cubs...

Chicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers Series Recap

For possibly the first time this season, the Chicago Cubs did not really look like themselves. It must be noted that the Brewers pitching really stepped up in order to stop the talented Cubs lineup, but the results of the series remain quite disappointing nonetheless. But this Cubs are not too down about these losses. Manager Joe Maddon said...

Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants Series Recap

Coming off a disappointing series loss to Milwaukee, the Cubs cruised into the Bay for a series against the first place San Francisco Giants. Though they would not match with former teammate Jeff Samardzjia, the series itself made for some quite interesting matchups overall. Ultimately, it became the second straight series loss for the Cubs which is bound to...

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals Series Recap

Those who say that baseball is boring have obviously never seen a series between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals, especially not in the past two seasons. The arch rivals met for a three game series in St. Louis at Busch Stadium and made for some intense, close games, along with one major blowout by the Cubs....

Dodgers vs. Cubs: Preview 5/30/16

  The Cubs will face the Dodgers on Monday in game one of a four game series at Wrigley Field. The Dodgers enter the last stop on their road trip 4.5 games out of first place and following the disappointing MLB debut of pitching prospect, Julio Urias. Los Angeles is looking for a series win against the New York Mets today after...
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