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Jun 23, 2017
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MIAMI -- Chicago Cubs right-hander John Lackey, who turns 39 in October, will be the first to admit he doesn't throw as hard as he did a few years ago.
Cubbies Crib 14 hours ago

Chicago Cubs News: Offense goes cold in shutout loss to the Marlins

After an impressive showing on Thursday, the Chicago Cubs offense couldn’t replicate it as they were shutout by the Marlins on Friday. Ian Happ stayed hot with another two-hit game, but that was all the excitement the offense would have. The Chicago Cubs‘ John Lackey can’t be faulted for this one. After allowing a long home run […] Chicago Cubs News: Offense goes cold in shutout loss to the Marlins - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue 14 hours ago
Marlins 2, Cubs 0: Double trouble

Marlins 2, Cubs 0: Double trouble

The Cubs rank third in the N.L. in GIDP. Some days, you just have to tip your cap to the other guy. Jose Urena and three Marlins relievers shut down the Cubs on six hits and Miami defeated the Cubs 2-0 Friday night at Marlins Park. There! There’s your recap. See you later today after the Cubs/Marlins afternoon game! Oh. That’s right. You come here for recaps of all the Cubs games and so, you shall have one. Give some credit to John Lackey, too. Lackey had another solid start Friday night. He made only one real mistake, grooving one to Giancarlo Stanton, and Stanton hit it far into the...
Chicago Tribune 23 hours ago

John Lackey on his start in Cubs' 2-0 loss to Marlins

Cubs starting pitcher John Lackey on his outing in the 2-0 loss to the Marlins on Friday, June 23, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Cubs Insider Jun 23, 2017

CI Recap (6/23/17) – Marlins 2, Cubs 0: Cubs Bungee Ride Around .500 Continues

After an 10-run beat down of the Marlins Thursday the Cubs looked to pick up where they left off Friday. This time, however the Northsiders’ offense abandoned them despite a solid pitching effort. Giancarlo Stanton struck the first blow. taking John Lackey out to deep center in the 3rd inning. Lackey pitched well, as did … The post CI Recap (6/23/17) – Marlins 2, Cubs 0: Cubs Bungee Ride Around .500 Continues appeared first on Cubs Insider.
CBS Chicago Jun 23, 2017
Marlins Top Cubs 2-0

Marlins Top Cubs 2-0

John Lackey (5-8) gave up just three hits and two runs -- one earned -- in six innings, yet still fell to 1-5 in his last seven starts.
Cubs Insider Jun 23, 2017

Chicago Cubs Lineup: Rizzo Leads Off, Happ Third, Russell Cleans Up

Fans in Chicago have been pretty saad about the various transactions that have gone down over the last couple days, but at least the Cubs still have a Butler. Not to mention everyone’s favorite pitcher, John Lackey. His smiling visage will most certainly be on display as he attempts to put up his second straight … The post Chicago Cubs Lineup: Rizzo Leads Off, Happ Third, Russell Cleans Up appeared first on Cubs Insider.
CBS Chicago Jun 23, 2017
Preview: Cubs-Marlins

Preview: Cubs-Marlins

John Lackey opposes Jose Urena tonight at Marlins Park.
The Cub Reporter Jun 23, 2017
Cubs @ Marlins: Lackey vs Urena (Game 72)

Cubs @ Marlins: Lackey vs Urena (Game 72)

CHC (37-35): RHP John Lackey (5-7, 4.98)  MIA (33-38): RHP Jose Urena (5-2, 3.64) First pitch: 6:10pmCST Lackey won in Pittsburgh on Sunday (6 IP, 1 ER, 4 K, 3 BB). He gave up 5 ER in 6 innings and took the loss to the Marlins at Wrigley earlier this month, in a match-up with Urena, who went 5 and gave up 3 ER and won the game. Overall, the Marlins are 64-207 (.309) against Lackey. Bour is 2-6 with 2 HR. Urena had a no-decision in Atlanta his last time out (6 IP, 2 ER, 4 K, 2 BB). The Cubs are 7-27 (.259) against him. Happ is 1-2 with a HR, and Rizzo is 2-4. Lester (4-4) versus Nicolino...

Cubs try to make it two straight versus Marlins (Jun 23, 2017)

MIAMI -- Chicago Cubs right-hander John Lackey, who turns 39 in October, will be the first to admit he doesn't throw as hard as he did a few years ago.

Preview: Cubs at Marlins, Friday, 7:10 p.m.

Cubs vs. Marlins When/where: 7:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami On the air TV: FSF; Radio: 940-AM, 710-AM (Spanish) On the mound RHP John Lackey (4.98 ERA, 1.34 WHIP) vs. RHP Jose Urena (3.64, 1.24): Urena held the Braves to one hit for six innings Sunday, though he hit three batters. Back-to-back...
Chicago Tribune Jun 21, 2017

Series preview: Cubs at Marlins

All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Cubs 2-1. Thursday: 6:10 p.m., CSN. RH Jake Arrieta (6-5, 4.64) vs. LH Jeff Locke (0-2, 4.58). Friday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9. RH John Lackey (5-7, 4.98) vs. RH Jose Urena (5-2, 3.64). Saturday: 3:10 p.m., ABC-7. LH Jon Lester (4-4, 3.83) vs. LH Justin Nicolino...
Sports Mockery Jun 19, 2017
REPORT: The Cubs Have To Trade No. 1 Prospect To Get Chris Archer

REPORT: The Cubs Have To Trade No. 1 Prospect To Get Chris Archer

The Cubs are after pitching this deadline season, and I’m sure this won’t be the last time I write that this season. But with the pitching staff hinging on two struggling veterans in Jake Arrieta and John Lackey, along with Kyle Hendricks currently on the 10-day DL, the Cubs essentially have one reliable pitcher in […]
Chicago Tribune Jun 18, 2017

Fond Father's Day win for Cubs' John Lackey

After losing his plea to pitch the seventh inning Sunday, John Lackey admitted he’s resigned to just relaxing and enjoying the moment. “I’m going to try and enjoy the rest of the season,” Lackey said after being pulled after throwing six innings of two-hit ball in helping lead the Cubs to a 7-1...
Chicago Tribune Jun 18, 2017

John Lackey on his outing in Cubs' 7-1 win over Pirates

Cubs starting pitcher John Lackey reacts after his outing in the 7-1 win over the Pirates on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Lackey allowed just two hits during his six innings of work. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Cubs Insider Jun 18, 2017

CI Recap (6/18/17) – Cubs 7, Pirates 1: Rizzo Hits Milestone HR, Lackey Pitches Well as Cubs Cruise

The offense produced behind John Lackey, who put forth one of his best performances this year as the Cubs beat the Pirates for a rare road series win. The Cubs got off to a quick start today, scoring after seeing only three pitches from Pirates starter Jameson Taillon. Anthony Rizzo led the game off with … The post CI Recap (6/18/17) – Cubs 7, Pirates 1: Rizzo Hits Milestone HR, Lackey Pitches Well as Cubs Cruise appeared first on Cubs Insider.

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