Attacking Righties with Cutter is Fueling Jon Lester’s Early Success

Jon Lester has attacked righties with his cutter in 2020, yielding tremendous results for the Cubs. Austin Bloomberg explores how the cutter usage suggests a quality 2020 season for the 15-year veteran.

The Northside Show – August 07, 2020: Cubs vs. Cardinals Preview, Bullpen Talk, and Deep Counts

On this week's Northside Show we talk Cubs vs. Cardinals, the state of the bullpen, and the offense working deep counts.

Cubs 9, Brewers 1: Series Won, Road Test ahead

Sunday afternoon was your typical "dog days" of summer. At the time of the first pitch, it was a whopping 98 degrees at Wrigley Field. The added heat sparked the fire in the Chicago Cubs batters as they erupted for nine runs on 11 hits. The offensive explosion began with a Kyle Schwarber double in…

Kyle Hendricks’ Artistry Proves Ace Status for Cubs

It's impossible to be anything but giddy right now. Kyle Hendricks' dominance last night felt predetermined, an eight pitch effort in the opening frame serving as a nondescript introduction of the contest's focal point. It's that quiet dominance that people all-too-often forget. Sure, Hendricks is accepted as good, with admissions aplenty that his success is…