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NL Cy Young matchup in D.C.: Nationals’ Max Scherzer vs Cubs’ Jake Arrieta tonight

NL Cy Young matchup in D.C.: Nationals’ Max Scherzer vs Cubs’ Jake Arrieta tonight

The last two NL Cy Young award winners match up tonight in the second game of the Nationals and Cubs’ four-game series in the nation’s capital. Tonight’s matchup, as the Chicago Cubs mentioned in their pregame notes, is the first between the previous two NL Cy Young award winners since 2008, when Brandon Webb of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Jake Peavy of the San Diego Padres faced one another following their respective Cy Young seasons in 2006 and 2007. “Who knows, it could be a 10-9 game, but more than likely there probably won’t be a lot of runs unless one of them makes a...
Friars on Base Jun 26, 2017

San Diego Padres: Top five first round picks since 2000

Breaking down the top five picks in the first round for the San Diego Padres organization over in recent memory, including career Padres and players who have since been shipped. The 2017 MLB draft has come and gone, and the San Diego Padres have strengthened their organization’s pitching for years to come with their first […] San Diego Padres: Top five first round picks since 2000 - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Mason Thompson goes five for TinCaps

Mason Thompson made his eighth professional start one to remember. The Padres’ third-round draft selection from a year ago threw a career-high five innings Wednesday, holding Lake County to one run in a 4-2 victory for low Single-A Fort Wayne. Thompson allowed two hits and two walks, striking out...
Cubbies Crib Jun 7, 2017

Chicago Cubs: Could Jake Peavy be a cheap option this summer?

With Jake Peavy insistent he’ll pitch this season, could the Chicago Cubs buy low on a veteran coming off one of the worst campaigns of his career? You can’t ever have too much pitching. If you need proof of this, look no further than the Miami Marlins. This team features a deep lineup, but entered […] Chicago Cubs: Could Jake Peavy be a cheap option this summer? - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
MLB Daily Dish Jun 7, 2017
MLB rumors: Jake Peavy may pitch this season

MLB rumors: Jake Peavy may pitch this season

The righty plans to pitch again, and is weighing the possibility of returning this year. Veteran right-hander Jake Peavy plans to pitch again in the big leagues and could return this season, he told Alex Speier of the Boston Globe: “I can tell you with certainty, without a shadow of a doubt, I will play baseball again,” Peavy told Speier. “Whether that be this year or next year, I’m still up in the air. There are some opportunities to [sign] tomorrow. If that was to happen, I’m grateful for that. But the last year of my life has presented challenges I didn’t foresee coming....
Friars on Base Jun 3, 2017

San Diego Padres: Keys to getting back on track in June

The San Diego Padres hit the lowest point of the season thus far in the month of May. What must they improve upon as the calendar turns to June to stay competitive? At dead last in the National League West standings and near the bottom of all of baseball according to experts, the San Diego […] San Diego Padres: Keys to getting back on track in June - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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  • 11 Max Scherzer

    Max Scherzer

    Max Scherzer and Nationals zoom past Cubs 6-1 to even up series

  • 11 Jake Arrieta

    Jake Arrieta

    Cubs’ Miguel Montero Expresses Frustration Over Jake Arrieta’s ‘Slow’ Delivery

  • 8 Kevin Gausman

    Kevin Gausman

    Orioles earn rare low-scoring victory as Gausman combines with bullpen to six-hit Blue Jays, 3-1

  • 8 Adrian Beltre

    Adrian Beltre

    Closer Cody Allen burned again as Texas beats Cleveland Indians, 2-1, on Adrian Beltre's 9th-inning homer

  • 7 Cody Allen

    Cody Allen

    Closer Cody Allen burned again as Texas beats Cleveland Indians, 2-1, on Adrian Beltre's 9th-inning homer

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