Three Strikes – Lester, Offense carry Cubs to sweep of Pirates

Get your brooms out, folks. It’s always nice when you can get a road sweep, and even nicer when that sweep comes at the hand of a division rival.


Watch Anthony Rizzo’s 3rd HR in the last 3 Games (VIDEO)

Published on April 23rd, 20162 comment

This guy is just plain good. Watch Anthony Rizzo crush a home run for the third straight game last night. Your browser does not support iframes. Like what you see […]

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Three Strikes – Utter Domination

Published on April 22nd, 201630 comment

I had that weird feeling last night down deep in my loins and it wasn’t an STD. It was Jake Arrieta day and he didn’t disappoint.

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Scoring without Hitting and Making Adjustments

Published on April 21st, 201681 comment

The Cubs’ offensive performance so far this season underscores just how important on-base percentage is.

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Three Strikes – Hammel, Defense lead the Cubs to victory

Published on April 20th, 201632 comment

Jason Hammel was good, the Cubs defense was (mostly) great, and the bullpen continues to improve as the Cubs take game two of the series

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Three Strikes – Lackey Dominates

Published on April 19th, 201650 comment

In a return to St. Louis for John Lackey and Jason Heyward, the Cubs come up winners and take game one of the series with the Cardinals.

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Three Strikes – All Good Things Must Come to an End

Published on April 18th, 201614 comment

With the Cubs losing their first regular season series since 2015, they look to rebound against the always-maligned Cardinals on Monday. Chris O’Reilly gives his three biggest takeaways from Sunday’s game, which saw Jon Lester pitch his heart out and back in.

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Three Strikes: Arrieta is Too Good…Again

Published on April 17th, 201619 comment

Yesterday we saw another stellar outing from Jake Arrieta, the return of Javier Baez, Joe questioning a call by Joe Maddon, and a bush league play by the Rockies.

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Three Strikes – You Gotta Lose Sometime

Published on April 16th, 20169 comment

Chad Bettis and the Colorado Rockies put a damper on the Cubs’ recent hot streak, handing the north-siders a 6-1 loss to open the weekend series at Wrigley Field.

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Dexter Fowler, Patience at the Plate Help Cubs Get Off to Scorching State

Published on April 15th, 20165 comment

The Cubs are off to a scorching hot start, their best since 1985. What has been their secret? Well, everything, to be honest, but here is how getting their leadoff hitter back and being more patient has made the Cubs the best team in baseball.

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