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May 22, 2017
KFFL
Chicago Cubs LHP Brett Anderson (back) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Tuesday, May ...
Cubbies Crib May 25, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Brett Anderson’s days with team could be done

Although he says he feels fine and healthy now, Brett Anderson’s time with the Chicago Cubs could come to an end sooner rather than later. Brett Anderson could make his return to the Chicago Cubs in the near future, according to Mark Gonzalez of the Chicago Tribune. The question is, does he still have a place […] Chicago Cubs: Brett Anderson’s days with team could be done - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubs Insider May 23, 2017

The Rundown: Rotation Decisions Looming, Zo Booming, Javy Blooming

Brett Anderson’s return from the DL is sort of like getting an extension on a paper or having your boss postpone that performance evaluation you’ve been dreading. It’s great that things got pushed back, but facing up to it is inevitable. In this case, that means having to insert Anderson back into the rotation. It’s possible … The post The Rundown: Rotation Decisions Looming, Zo Booming, Javy Blooming appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Chicago Sun-Times May 23, 2017
Brett Anderson (back) gets healthy, has ‘confidence’ he’ll help Cubs

Brett Anderson (back) gets healthy, has ‘confidence’ he’ll help Cubs

The left-hander was struggling (8.18 ERA) before the back strain and could be a tough fit back into the rotation if others are pitching well.
KFFL May 22, 2017

Cubs | Brett Anderson to throw Tuesday

Chicago Cubs LHP Brett Anderson (back) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Tuesday, May ...
Cubbies Crib May 11, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Eddie Butler to make first start for Cubs Friday

With Brett Anderson on the disabled list, the Chicago Cubs are expected to call up Eddie Butler from Triple-A Iowa to start on Friday night. According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN, Eddie Butler is slated to start for the Chicago Cubs on Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs’ rotation currently boasts a 4.62 […] Chicago Cubs: Eddie Butler to make first start for Cubs Friday - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue May 11, 2017
Cub Tracks Is Off Every Day

Cub Tracks Is Off Every Day

Mr. Cub goes deep, Maddon sees the long haul, there is only Zuul, and other bullets Cubs lose. Off-day today. “Eddie Butler will make his Cubs debut on Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals in place of injured starter Brett Anderson. Butler has an ERA just over 1.00 at Triple A Iowa after being acquired from Colorado in the offseason. The Cubs won't make a corresponding move until then. Jon Lester will pitch on Saturday.” — Jesse Rogers, ESPN "The only thing I care about hitting wise is that I have more hits than Jon Lester. He's going to owe me a lot of money at the end of the...
Cubs Insider May 10, 2017

Cubs Roster Update: Eddie Butler To Be Called Up, Start Friday

The speculation as to who will take Brett Anderson’s rotation spot can rest, for now. In a move widely speculated, including right here, Eddie Butler will be called up to start against the Cardinals on Friday. The Cubs have not announced a corresponding move for Butler and will likely wait until Friday to do so. Eddie … The post Cubs Roster Update: Eddie Butler To Be Called Up, Start Friday appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Chicago Sun-Times May 9, 2017
Meet me in St. Louis? Cubs mull Eddie Butler for weekend start

Meet me in St. Louis? Cubs mull Eddie Butler for weekend start

Monday's rainout means the Cubs need a fifth starter this weekend. After Brett Anderson went on the DL, they hoped to go with four until May 20.
Cubbies Crib May 8, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Potential rotation options while Brett Anderson is out

After a second-straight start in which he failed to pitch past the second, the Brett Anderson experiment is beginning to look a little grim. The Chicago Cubs signed Brett Anderson to a one-year, incentive-laden deal prior to the 2016 season with the idea that he would hold up the back-end of the rotation until 2018. […] Chicago Cubs: Potential rotation options while Brett Anderson is out - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MLB May 8, 2017

Cubs could use four-man rotation for now

Brett Anderson was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Sunday because of a low back strain, creating an opening in the rotation. However, with an off-day on Thursday, the Cubs could go with four starters and not have anyone pitch on short rest.
Chicago Sun-Times May 7, 2017
With Brett Anderson out, Cubs rotation has options and questions

With Brett Anderson out, Cubs rotation has options and questions

The Cubs have a hole in their rotation and could plug it with either Mike Montgomery or Class AAA starter Eddie Butler.

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