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Cubs roster move: Frank Schwindel to injured list, Alfonso Rivas recalled

Cubs roster move: Frank Schwindel to injured list, Alfonso Rivas recalled

Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/ The Cubs first baseman hurt his back in Friday’s game. Cubs first baseman Frank Schwindel left Friday’s game with a back injury suffered on this play in the second inning [VIDEO]. The Cubs reported this later regarding Schwindel’s condition during Friday’s game: Schwindel exited with low back tightness, per Cubs.— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) June 17, 2022 Today, the Cubs placed Schwindel on the 10-day injured list and recalled Alfonso Rivas from Triple-A Iowa. Rivas hit .194/.296/.301 (18-for-93) with two home runs in...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Jun 17, 2022
Minor League Wrap: Wicks and South Bend beat Quad Cities, 14-7

Minor League Wrap: Wicks and South Bend beat Quad Cities, 14-7

Jordan Wicks | Photo by Mary DeCicco/MLB Photos via Wins for Iowa, South Bend and Myrtle Beach tonight. Clint Frazier cleared waivers and accepted an assignment to Iowa. He was not in tonight’s lineup. Alfonso Rivas was scheduled to start tonight’s Iowa game, but was replaced when Frank Schwindel got injured. I can only assume Rivas is on his way to Chicago. Iowa Cubs The Iowa Cubs detained the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals), 5-3. Matt Dermody gave the I-Cubs four scoreless innings to start out the game, allowing just one hit. The Iowa native struck out six and...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Jun 13, 2022
On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Padres series preview

On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Padres series preview

Photo by Denis Poroy/ The Cubs return to Wrigley Field to face an NL West foe. The Cubs took two of three from the Padres in San Diego last month, and came within a few extra feet on a Frank Schwindel fly ball of possibly sweeping that series. Since then, the Padres are 17-12 and the Cubs 12-17. That doesn’t seem like that great a difference, but now look at the run differentials: The Padres are +40 in those 29 games, and the Cubs are -30. Now you’re getting it, I think. Fun fact Yu Darvish made 51 starts for the Cubs and posted a 3.60 ERA and struck out 11.3 per...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Jun 8, 2022
Chicago Cubs vs. Baltimore Orioles preview, Wednesday 6/8, 6:05 CT

Chicago Cubs vs. Baltimore Orioles preview, Wednesday 6/8, 6:05 CT

Photo by Patrick Smith/ The Cubs look for a split of this brief two-game set. Wednesday notes... Today, we will look at some Cubs hitters who are hot. Because why not? RAFAEL ORTEGA: Last 14 games since May 23: .381/.460/.500 (16-for-42), two doubles, a home run, seven walks. FRANK SCHWINDEL: Last 28 games since his almost-demotion to Iowa: .271/.322/.505 (29-for-107), seven doubles, six home runs, 14 runs scored. WILLSON CONTRERAS: Last 12 games since May 26: .333/.464/.733 (15-for-45), three doubles, five home runs, eight walks, 11 runs scored. CHRISTOPHER MOREL:...

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