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A few thoughts about the 2019 Cubs season with 19 games remaining

A few thoughts about the 2019 Cubs season with 19 games remaining

Photo by Joe Robbins/ There is still reason for optimism. What if I had told you the following things on March 28, 2019? Three of the Cubs’ five starting pitchers would spend significant time on the injured list And so would Willson Contreras Brandon Morrow would not throw a single pitch the entire season Four of the eight Opening Day relievers would be completely out of the organization by September 10 Daniel Descalso would be an utter bust and after May 5 would hit .101/.217/.127 The Cubs would have to call up Nico Hoerner to play shortstop because they literally had no other...
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Chicago Cubs bullpen can be dominant without Brandon Morrow

Even without Brandon Morrow, who is officially out for the 2019 season, the Chicago Cubs bullpen can dominate the rest of the way. At this point in the 2019 season, former closer Brandon Morrow was merely going to be a luxury for the Chicago Cubs. Morrow, whom the Cubs signed to a two-year deal ahead […] Chicago Cubs bullpen can be dominant without Brandon Morrow - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Chicago Cubs news: Brandon Morrow will not pitch this season

Chicago Cubs news: Brandon Morrow will not pitch this season

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports The former Cubs closer was trying to make it back to the mound this season, but that’s not going to happen. It was good while it lasted, but it sure didn’t last very long. Cubs team president Theo Epstein announced today that reliever Brandon Morrow suffered a setback in his recovery from offseason arthroscopic elbow surgery and he will not pitch this season. The Cubs signed Morrow as a free agent contract of two years and $18 million before the 2018 season. There was a team option for a third year for $12 million with a $3 million buyout. If it wasn’t...

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