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Cubbies Crib Oct 11, 2019

Chicago Cubs should turn to Tyler Chatwood in the starting rotation

Tyler Chatwood had a terrific 2019 as a bullpen arm. Will it be enough to rejoin the rotation and convince the Chicago Cubs to let Cole Hamels walk? When Tyler Chatwood signed with the Chicago Cubs before the 2018 season many people looked at the move and liked it. The right-hander was going to be […] Chicago Cubs should turn to Tyler Chatwood in the starting rotation - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Oct 7, 2019
Cole Hamels wants to remain a Cub. Would you re-sign him?

Cole Hamels wants to remain a Cub. Would you re-sign him?

Photo by Quinn Harris/ The lefthander will turn 36 in December. Cole Hamels had two different seasons with the 2019 Cubs — pre- and post-oblique injury. Before he walked off the mound June 28 in Cincinnati: 17 starts, 2.98 ERA, 1.204 WHIP. There was even talk of him possibly being named to the N.L. All-Star team. Then he missed a month with the oblique injury, and after his return: 10 starts, 5.79 ERA, 1.833 WHIP. He showed flashes of his earlier form in his final outing against the Cardinals (four shutout innings, eight strikeouts), but the Cubs really missed first-half Hamels down...
Cubbies Crib Sep 29, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Cole Hamels deserved to go out with one last gem

We don’t know what the future holds, but there’s a very real chance that we’ve seen the last of Cole Hamels in a Chicago Cubs uniform. Since returning from a mid-season oblique injury, Cole Hamels has hardly looked like the guy who anchored the Chicago Cubs rotation for the better part of a year. But […] Chicago Cubs: Cole Hamels deserved to go out with one last gem - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Sep 21, 2019

Chicago Cubs must move on from Cole Hamels this offseason

After an inconsistent and, frankly, disappointing second half, Cole Hamels is likely coming to the end of his Chicago Cubs tenure in the next week-plus. The Chicago Cubs have gotten more than any of us could have anticipated when it comes to Cole Hamels. At the time, the veteran southpaw carried an unsightly 5.20 FIP […] Chicago Cubs must move on from Cole Hamels this offseason - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
That Balls Outta Here Sep 19, 2019

Phillies overall return for Cole Hamels looking worse

Trading Cole Hamels was supposed to jump-start the Phillies rebuild, but four years later the return in the trade is looking rather pedestrian. While watching the Phillies now may seem like a daunting task, it’s nothing compared to the 2015 Phillies. That team finished with the worst record in the league with Cody Asche, Jeff […] Phillies overall return for Cole Hamels looking worse - That Balls Outta Here - That Balls Outta Here - A Philadelphia Phillies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Sep 17, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Wind doesn’t stop Kyle Schwarber from hitting his 37th

The Chicago Cubs Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer, and the Cubs piled on for an 8-2 victory. The issue was Cole Hamels lasted just 3 1/3 innings and walked five. The Chicago Cubs got all they needed from Kyle Schwarber who hit a three-run home run on their way to an 8-2 victory. Cole […] Chicago Cubs: Wind doesn’t stop Kyle Schwarber from hitting his 37th - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 17, 2019
2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 150

2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 150

Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports Cubs beat Reds 8-2 for fifth straight win Even with a starter who’s been knocked around when he’s started this year, it figured that the Reds would put up a better fight than the Pirates did this past weekend. This one was definitely a mixed bag. Behind a Kyle Schwarber three-run homer in the first, the Cubs did plate three runs in two innings off of beleaguered Kevin Gausman. But then the Reds went to the bullpen in the third inning and got three shutout innings. Meanwhile, their offense was chipping away on Cole Hamels, who still doesn’t look right...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 17, 2019
Cubs 8, Reds 2: Taking care of business

Cubs 8, Reds 2: Taking care of business

Photo by Quinn Harris/ After some early struggles by Cole Hamels, the Cubs bullpen came through. Anthony Rizzo’s injured and out for an indefinite period. Javier Baez hasn’t played since September 1. Craig Kimbrel is... Well, you get the idea. The Cubs are beset by more injuries to key players right now than any time I can remember, certainly any time when they’ve been in the heat of a pennant race. But we are being shown why this team is so good and why Joe Maddon is such a great manager. Joe pushed the right buttons again Monday evening and several other players stepped up with...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 17, 2019
Cub Tracks can drive 55

Cub Tracks can drive 55

Shake it up | Photo by Quinn Harris/ A realistic shot at the playoffs, a late-season spark, Yogi is the King, and other bullets Cubs win!Final: #Cubs 8, Reds 2. #EverybodyIn pic.twitter.com/8ybovFJN6A— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) September 17, 2019 Now we’re talkin’! 55 runs in four days. That’s a playoff-quality offense. Yanking Cole Hamels when he starts getting barreled is playoff managing. A fifth consecutive winning season is nice, too. Sure, this is taxing— but would you really have it any other way? And of course Rt 55 connects Chicago and St. Louis, and the playoffs live...
Red Reporter Sep 16, 2019
Game 151: Reds at Cubs (8:05 PM EDT) - Gausman vs. Hamels

Game 151: Reds at Cubs (8:05 PM EDT) - Gausman vs. Hamels

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports Go, Reds! Today's Lineups REDS CUBS Alex Blandino - 2B Ben Zobrist - 2B Joey Votto - 1B Nicholas Castellanos - RF Eugenio Suarez - 3B Kris Bryant - 3B Aristides Aquino - RF Kyle Schwarber - LF Phillip Ervin - LF Willson Contreras - C Curt Casali - C Victor Caratini - 1B Michael Lorenzen - CF Jason Heyward - CF Jose Peraza - SS Nico Hoerner - SS Kevin Gausman - RHP Cole Hamels - LHP

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