LHP Clayton Richard has become a key contributor to the Chicago Cubs out of their bullpen during the 2015 Major League Baseball postseason. Richard, who was acquired by the Cubs from the Pirates on July 3, 2015, appeared in two games during Chicago’s NLDS matchup against the Cardinals and didn’t allow a run (0.2 IP). 445 more words
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(CBS) With his Nos. 3-5 starters in the rotation continuing to display inconsistency and fail to go deep into games, Cubs manager Joe Maddon is keeping as open of a mind as he can with the playoffs approaching. 441 more words
As good a day as Thursday was for the Cubs, it was an even worse day for the Pirates. Not only did the Pirates see their lead in the wild card race shrink to two games (with road matchups against Grienke and Kershaw on deck), but the team lost stellar rookie infielder Jung Ho Kang for the remainder of the season with a torn MCL. 916 more words
Wednesday night marks the final game of a three-game set between the Friars and Snakes, and San Diego is looking to run away with a series victory. 636 more words
The bats did not cool down when the Chicago Cubs traveled across town to begin a 3 game series against the rival White Sox. 24 hours after hitting 5 home runs Thursday, the Cubs launched 3 more into the bleachers at US Cellular Field. 231 more words
(CBS) The Cubs have placed right-handed reliever Rafael Soriano on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, they announced Wednesday.
Soriano, 35, has struggled in his short time with Chicago this season, posting a 6.35 ERA and 1.59 WHIP in 5 2/3 innings this season. 131 more words