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.
On this week's Northside Show we talk Cubs vs. Cardinals, the state of the bullpen, and the offense working deep counts.
The Cubs winning streak ran face-first into a brick wall as Chatwood gets letup and the offense goes silent.
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…
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Chris and Carmen Ceja breakdown the action from the Cubs Opening Weekend series victory over the Milwaukee Brewers.
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…
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If Bryant, Schwarber, and Rizzo can catch fire early, the Cubs just may find themselves in pursuit of October glory.
The Cubs are banking on a talented-but-flawed roster in a sprint of a 2020 season. While there's reason for hope, we've seen this story play out the past two years, and it hasn't been pretty.