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Cubs 4, Marlins 3: The Cubs come from behind, and Keegan Thompson shines

Cubs 4, Marlins 3: The Cubs come from behind, and Keegan Thompson shines

Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs got timely late-inning hitting and great relief work from the just-activated righthander In the great sweep of Cubs history, Wednesday’s 4-3 win over the Marlins means nothing. Even in the smaller sweep of the 2022 season, all this victory did was move the Cubs from 22 games under .500 to 21 games under. Big whoop, right? I’m here to tell you this game is a “big whoop” of sorts because the Cubs got very good starting pitching (apart from two home run balls), came from behind in the eighth inning to take the lead and held it...
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Cubs roster move: Keegan Thompson activated, Jeremiah Estrada optioned

Cubs roster move: Keegan Thompson activated, Jeremiah Estrada optioned

Photo by Kirk Irwin/ For now, Thompson is expected to work out of the bullpen. The Cubs today activated right-handed pitcher Keegan Thompson off the 15-day injured list and optioned right-handed pitcher Jeremiah Estrada to Triple-A Iowa. Thompson was placed on the 15-day injured list August 20 with low back tightness. He made one rehab start with Iowa on September 16. Overall this season Thompson has a 3.97 ERA (46 ER/104.1 IP) in 25 games (17 starts) for Chicago, walking 37 batters, striking out 91 and recording a 1.31 WHIP. Estrada has a 3.18 ERA with eight...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 7, 2022
TOOTBLAN — A 2022 Cubs story

TOOTBLAN — A 2022 Cubs story

Alfonso Rivas is caught stealing second base in Toronto | Photo by Jon Blacker/MLB Photos via Let’s take a closer look at the Cubs’ baserunning woes this season If you’ve been watching the 2022 Cubs there are a lot of things to be hopeful about. Nico Hoerner has really taken a step forward at shortstop and is currently one of the top five shortstops in the National League in FanGraphs WAR. Despite both currently being on the IL, Justin Steele and Keegan Thompson have emerged as viable back of the rotation options while pitching a career high in innings. Hayden...

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