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Cubbies Crib Sep 11, 2019

Chicago Cubs aren’t getting Craig Kimbrel back quite yet

Although he is eligible to return from the 10-day IL Thursday, Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel is not yet ready to rejoin his teammates in the bullpen. After watching Steve Cishek fall to pieces and cost the Chicago Cubs a chance at a critical win on Tuesday night, we’d all hoped Craig Kimbrel would be back […] Chicago Cubs aren’t getting Craig Kimbrel back quite yet - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 11, 2019
Time zones, extra inning losses and pennant races are a rough mix

Time zones, extra inning losses and pennant races are a rough mix

Steve Cishek walks back to the dugout after walking in the winning run in the tenth inning Tuesday night in San Diego | Photo by Denis Poroy/ It’s still better to have something to play for right now I don’t know about the rest of Chicago, but my wake up this morning was rough. The days are getting shorter which always saps my energy a bit, the Cubs are playing a four game series against the Padres in San Diego which means we are two games into three in a row that will start after 9 p.m. Central time, and last night’s disappointing loss was a three hour and fifty minute extra...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Sep 11, 2019
Padres 9, Cubs 8: The story of things that happened at the worst possible time

Padres 9, Cubs 8: The story of things that happened at the worst possible time

Photo by Denis Poroy/ The Cubs fell way behind, mounted a stirring comeback and then... things got bad in a hurry. You know, Joe Maddon probably should have taken Steve Cishek out after the first walk, when it looked like he had lost his command. Or he should have taken Cishek out after the second walk, the one that loaded the bases, when it was clear to every single person watching that Cishek had lost his command. But there he was, facing Manuel Margot in a situation where another walk loses the game. That’s exactly what happened, and the Cubs had a disastrous 9-8 loss to the Padres,...
Cubbies Crib Sep 10, 2019

Chicago Cubs getting the best version of Steve Cishek at a perfect time

After some up and down outings earlier in the season, veteran Steve Cishek is rounding into form at the perfect time for the Chicago Cubs bullpen. With Craig Kimbrel sidelined until at least Thursday when he’s eligible to return from the 10-day IL, the Chicago Cubs can ill-afford any shakiness out of the bullpen. I […] Chicago Cubs getting the best version of Steve Cishek at a perfect time - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib Aug 20, 2019

Chicago Cubs: David Bote optioned with Steve Cishek’s return in mind

Chicago Cubs infielder Davie Bote has been sent down to Triple-A Iowa as the team is anxiously awaiting Steve Cishek’s return to the bullpen. The Chicago Cubs have optioned David Bote to Triple-A on Monday in preparation of Steve Cishek’s awaited return to the bullpen in time for Tuesday’s matchup against the San Francisco Giants […] Chicago Cubs: David Bote optioned with Steve Cishek’s return in mind - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue Aug 19, 2019
Cubs roster move: David Bote optioned to Iowa

Cubs roster move: David Bote optioned to Iowa

Photo by Quinn Harris/ This is apparently in preparation for activating Steve Cishek. There has been much speculation about who would be removed from the 25-man roster when Steve Cishek was activated, expected to happen before Tuesday’s game. Some thought Pedro Strop might head back to the injured list. There isn’t another obvious choice on the pitching staff, and thus here is the somewhat surprising move: Cubs option David Bote to AAA Iowa today.Just ahead of Steve Cishek's anticipated activation from IL (hip)— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) August 19, 2019 David Bote has had...
Bleed Cubbie Blue Aug 18, 2019
Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Sunday 8/18, 6:10 CT

Chicago Cubs vs. Pittsburgh Pirates preview, Sunday 8/18, 6:10 CT

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports The Cubs go for a road series win — in a neutral site! ICYMI, a brief history of Cubs neutral-site games is here. Today’s roster moves: Here. Notes: CUBS IN LITTLE LEAGUE: The Cubs roster features these notable Little League Baseball alumni: Kris Bryant (Peccole LL in Las Vegas), Steve Cishek (Falmouth, Mass. LL), Jonathan Lucroy (Eustis, Fla. LL), Jose Quintana (Arjona, Colombia LL), Anthony Rizzo (Parkland, Fla. LL) and manager Joe Maddon (Hazleton, Pa. LL). FOR STARTERS: Cubs starting pitchers Yu Darvish (seven innings, no runs Thursday in...
Cubbies Crib Aug 17, 2019

Cubs Rumors: Why Gerrit Cole makes sense for the rotation in 2020

The Chicago Cubs have over $50 million in funds coming off the payroll after this season. One guy who is becoming a free agent makes a lot of sense for 2020 in Cubs Rumors. The Chicago Cubs Ben Zobrist, Steve Cishek, Pedro Strop, and Cole Hamels are all free agents. Gerrit Cole will headline the free […] Cubs Rumors: Why Gerrit Cole makes sense for the rotation in 2020 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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