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Cub Tracks Spins Another One

Cub Tracks Spins Another One

10,000+, World Series Hangover, “total weenies”, and other bullets CUBS WIN! More Reds TV broadcast love for the Cubs pic.twitter.com/6KCfAQRIAi— Cubs Weather (@cubsweather) April 22, 2017 From the vicinity of the ISS: Cub Tracks continues to roll on, despite my best efforts. Heh. Today, just like yesterday, we’re having baseball brunch in the home of Cub Tracks in ridiculously sunny southern Arizona. Today’s game can be just like yesterday’s. I won’t mind, as long as Brian Duensing doesn’t pitch. SSS, but I’m not a fan. “In the chill of night, at the scene of the...
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Cubs Roster Moves: Tommy La Stella To Iowa

Cubs Roster Moves: Tommy La Stella To Iowa

This time, he’s going. The Cubs have been playing roster tag all season as they kept both Matt Szczur and Tommy La Stella and began the year with seven relievers. Bullpen failures early meant that management chose to add an eighth reliever (Brian Duensing, activated from the disabled list). Two trips to the bereavement list (Carl Edwards Jr. and La Stella) postponed the roster decision until now: The #Cubs have activated INF Tommy La Stella from the bereavement list and optioned him to Triple-A @IowaCubs. pic.twitter.com/TE7oQdQ0n3— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 22, 2017 La Stella’s...
Cubs Insider Apr 19, 2017

Cubs Quick Hits: Five of Seven Regular Cubs Relievers Have FIPs Under 3.6

I dare you to dive into the pool of tweets regarding the Chicago Cubs bullpen. It should take you about 30 seconds to start scratching your head at the sensational takes. Five of the Cubs’ seven regular relievers (not including Brian Duensing) have FIPs under 3.60 at this point. Even Hector Rondon, who incited some concern going … The post Cubs Quick Hits: Five of Seven Regular Cubs Relievers Have FIPs Under 3.6 appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Cubs Insider Apr 17, 2017

Cubs Swap Edwards, La Stella on Bereavement List

We — and by “we,” I mean Jon Ferlise — had speculated a few days ago that the activation of Brian Duensing, which coincided with Carl Edwards Jr.’s placement on the bereavement list, might spur the Cubs to make a move with Tommy La Stella. Well, we — Jon — were right. Sort of. La … The post Cubs Swap Edwards, La Stella on Bereavement List appeared first on Cubs Insider.
Cubs Insider Apr 14, 2017

Brian Duensing Activated, Decision on La Stella & Szczur May Follow

Brian Duensing has been activated off the disabled list to take the roster spot that opened  when Carl Edwards Jr. went on the bereavement list (official press release below). Duensing has been effective in his short rehab stint at Triple-A Iowa, giving up only one hit and striking out five over three innings pitched. He … The post Brian Duensing Activated, Decision on La Stella & Szczur May Follow appeared first on Cubs Insider.
MLB Apr 14, 2017

Duensing activated, available out of 'pen

Brian Duensing, who signed a one-year deal with the Cubs this offseason, was activated off the 10-day disabled list Friday after dealing with lower back tightness during Spring Training.
Washington Times Apr 14, 2017

Cubs activate Duensing, Edwards Jr. goes on bereavement list

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs activated left-handed pitcher Brian Duensing off of the 10-day disabled list and placed right-hander Carl Edwards Jr. on the bereavement list Friday. Duensing, 34, experienced lower back tightness during spring training and made two rehab outings for Triple-A Iowa, throwing three scoreless innings. Duensing, ...
Chicago Tribune Apr 14, 2017

Carl Edwards Jr. goes on bereavement leave; Brian Duensing activated

The Chicago Cubs Friday put Carl Edwards Jr. on the bereavement leave and activated Brian Duensing.Duensing, a left-handed pitcher, will be available for the Cubs today when they open a three-game series against the Pirates at Wrigley Field. Frist pitch is schedule for 1:20 p.m. Duensing, 34, began...
CBS Chicago Apr 14, 2017
Cubs Activate Brian Duensing, Place C.J. Edwards On Bereavement List

Cubs Activate Brian Duensing, Place C.J. Edwards On Bereavement List

Edwards will have to be on the bereavement list for a minimum of three games and a maximum of seven.
KFFL Apr 14, 2017

Cubs | Brian Duensing comes off DL

Chicago Cubs LHP Brian Duensing was activated from the 10-day disabled list Friday, April 14.
Cubbies Crib Apr 8, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Montgomery can’t be the only reliever Maddon trusts

When the Chicago Cubs broke camp, they did so with just one lefty in the bullpen. Brian Duensing headed to the 10-day DL with back spasms but should return soon. But one of the questions we could ask is if Joe Maddon trusts anyone out in the pen beside Mike Montgomery? The Chicago Cubs dropped their […] Chicago Cubs: Montgomery can’t be the only reliever Maddon trusts - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Muskat Ramblings Apr 7, 2017

#Cubs Minor League report

Thursday’s gamesEddie Butler struck out six and gave up six hits over 5 2/3 scoreless innings in Iowa’s 1–0 win over Oklahoma City. The I-Cubs won when Victor Caratini scored on a wild pitch in the ninth. Brian Duensing threw a perfect seventh inning in a rehab assignment.Zach Hedges gave up two runs over five innings in Tennessee’s 4–1 loss to Pensacola. Jeffrey Baez singled, stole second and scored a run. Trey Martin hit an RBI single.Trent Giambrone and Daniel Spingola each homered in the second inning to lead Myrtle Beach to a 4–2 win over Lynchburg. Adbert Alzolay gave up...
Cubs Insider Apr 6, 2017

Quick Hits: Cubs Opening Day Payrolls Since Theo Epstein Took Over

The Chicago Cubs’ 2017 opening day payroll is nearly identical to last year’s, in spite of adding Wade Davis ($10M), Koji Uehara ($6M), Jon Jay ($8M), Brett Anderson ($3.5M), and Brian Duensing ($2M). At the conclusion of the World Series championship season, the Cubs’ payroll ranked fourth in MLB, largely due to the Aroldis Chapman … The post Quick Hits: Cubs Opening Day Payrolls Since Theo Epstein Took Over appeared first on Cubs Insider.
KFFL Apr 2, 2017

Cubs | Brian Duensing lands on DL

Chicago Cubs LHP Brian Duensing (back) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday, April ...
Chicago Sun-Times Mar 29, 2017
Matt Szczur, Tommy La Stella both break with Cubs as roster set

Matt Szczur, Tommy La Stella both break with Cubs as roster set

Left-hander Brian Duensing, who missed two weeks of camp because of back spasm, will open on the DL, making room for both bench players.

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