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Bleed Cubbie Blue Oct 16, 2017
Dodgers 4, Cubs 1: The Wade Davis question

Dodgers 4, Cubs 1: The Wade Davis question

And there’s another problem for the Cubs in this series beyond the bullpen. Before I get to the question of whether Wade Davis should have been pitching in the ninth inning of Sunday’s 4-1 Cubs loss to the Dodgers in Game 2 of the NLCS, let’s make one thing clear: The Cubs are not going to win this series if the offense doesn’t show up. Addison Russell’s home run provided the only scoring and the Cubs had just four other baserunners, two hits (one by Jon Lester!), a walk and Anthony Rizzo being hit by a pitch. That’s just not going to do it, not in a regular-season game and...
CBS Chicago Oct 15, 2017
Justin Turner’s Walk-Off Homer Lifts Dodgers To Win Over Cubs, 2-0 Series Lead

Justin Turner’s Walk-Off Homer Lifts Dodgers To Win Over Cubs, 2-0 Series Lead

The Cubs offense disappeared again, mustering just an Addison Russell solo homer in a 4-1 loss.
MLB Oct 15, 2017

Russell's solo shot gets Cubs on board first

For the second straight night on Sunday, the Cubs struck first at Dodger Stadium, this time when Addison Russell homered to lead off the fifth inning of Game 2 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World.
Bleed Cubbie Blue Oct 15, 2017
2017 National League Championship Series Game 2 preview: Cubs vs. Dodgers, Sunday 10/15, 6:30 CT

2017 National League Championship Series Game 2 preview: Cubs vs. Dodgers, Sunday 10/15, 6:30 CT

The Cubs look to even up the NLCS at one win each. A few pre-Game 2 notes: Albert Almora Jr., at 23 years and 181 days old, last night became the fifth-youngest Cub to homer in a post-season game. The youngest was Frank Demaree (22 years, 114 days) in Game 4 of the 1932 World Series. The others: Kyle Schwarber (22, 216) in the 2015 wild-card game, Addison Russell (22, 270) in Game 4 of the 2016 NLCS and Javier Báez (22, 316) in Game 4 of the 2015 division series vs. the Cardinals. Jon Lester enters tonight with a 2.57 ERA (41 ER/143.1 IP) and a 9-7 record in 24 career postseason games...
MLB Oct 13, 2017

NLDS Game 5: Addison Russell postgame interview

NLDS Game 5: Addison Russell postgame interview.
Sports Illustrated Oct 12, 2017

Umpires May Have Missed Call On Javier Baez Strikeout, Addison Russell Run

According to MLB rules, Addison Russell's fifth inning run should not have counted.
Bleed Cubbie Blue Oct 12, 2017
Cubs Heroes and Goats Playoff Edition: Game 4

Cubs Heroes and Goats Playoff Edition: Game 4

Nationals beat Cubs 5-0 to force a win or go home Game 5. All of the noise and complaints aside, my signature reminds us constantly that sometimes you just have to tip your cap to the other guy. Stephen Strasburg turned in an amazing performance yesterday, totally baffling Cubs hitters. And so, we tip our collective cap in his direction. I’ve steered clear of BCB, so I’ve not read everyone else’s take on the game or where things stand, but I’ll give you mine. For me, there were two defining at bats in the game. The first was Addison Russell’s home run fly out in second inning....
MLB Oct 11, 2017

Arrieta effective, but Russell's error costly

Jake Arrieta wasn't as sharp as he would've liked. Addison Russell admitted a grounder took a funny hop on him. Wade Davis threw a pitch he'd like to have back.
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 4, 2017
Big fly guy Addison Russell hopes to hit ground running in playoffs

Big fly guy Addison Russell hopes to hit ground running in playoffs

GREENBERG: The chug to a modest 92 victories has at times been frustrating, but, as the playoffs begin, there's a clean slate for all the Cubs.
Sports Mockery Sep 28, 2017
Jon Lester Toasting John Lackey Was The Best Part Of Cubs Celebration

Jon Lester Toasting John Lackey Was The Best Part Of Cubs Celebration

The Chicago Cubs wrapped up their second straight division title Wednesday night, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1, behind an Addison Russell three-run home run and another great start by John Lackey. He was brilliant against the Cardinals, allowing one run on only two hits over six innings and after the Cubs clinched his buddy […]
CBS Chicago Sep 27, 2017
Watch: Addison Russell’s Go-Ahead 3-Run Homer Puts Cubs 9 Outs From NL Central Crown

Watch: Addison Russell’s Go-Ahead 3-Run Homer Puts Cubs 9 Outs From NL Central Crown

Russell hit a three-run homer in the top of the seventh to put the Cubs up 3-1 on the Cardinals.
Washington Times Sep 27, 2017

'Nacho Man' recounts Cardinals, Cubs game

ST. LOUIS (AP) - When Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell took out Andrew Gudermuth's plate of nachos while trying to catch a foul ball, the St. Louis Cardinals fan had no idea he'd end up all over the internet. KSDK-TV reports that a video circulating social media shows Russell ...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 26, 2017
Cubs parody song: ‘Nacho Man!’

Cubs parody song: ‘Nacho Man!’

#NachoMan gets an extra minute of fame. CSN Chicago’s David Kaplan and ESPN’s Waddle and Silvy were both looking for a Village People’s “Macho Man” parody after Addison Russell destroyed a Cardinals fan’s nachos on the same night the Cardinals’ hopes of a 2017 Central Division Championship were destroyed by the Cubs! I guess it’s Nacho Year, Cardinals! And it certainly was your night, Nacho Man! Lyrics Addy, his defense is flashyAddy Baby, always makes the catch he’sAddy, dumping nachos badlyAddy Baby, cheese all over Addy A collision in between Addy and Nacho ManTrying...
Chicago Tribune Sep 26, 2017

Javier Baez, Addison Russell out as Cubs try to clinch 2nd consecutive NL Central title

The Chicago Cubs will try to clinch their second consecutive National League Central title outright Tuesday night without second baseman Javier Baez and shortstop Addison Russell in the starting lineup against the St. Louis Cardinals at hot Busch Stadium. Baez suffered a right knee bruise in the...
CBS Chicago Sep 26, 2017
The Bernstein Brief: Addison Russell Nachos Incident A Timely Diversion

The Bernstein Brief: Addison Russell Nachos Incident A Timely Diversion

A comic scene played out played out at Busch Stadium on Monday night.

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