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Cubbies Crib 8 mins ago
Chicago Cubs Recap: Offense comes through late to even Boston series

Chicago Cubs Recap: Offense comes through late to even Boston series

The Chicago Cubs offense backed starter John Lackey, taking a late lead to even the weekend series with the Boston Red Sox at one game apiece. A Miguel Montero game-tying home run and Kyle Schwarber RBI single in the seventh paved the way for a Chicago Cubs’ 7-4 win over the Boston Red Sox Saturday […] Chicago Cubs Recap: Offense comes through late to even Boston series - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Chicago Tribune 3 hours ago

Joe Maddon on Fenway Park, Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses the unpredictability of playing at Fenway Park and how he plans for his team to attack Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright on Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Bleed Cubbie Blue 5 hours ago

Cubs, Red Sox Continue Weekend Series

Looking for Saturday's game threads? You have come to the right place. Here are today’s particulars. Cubs lineup: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Red Sox lineup: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx John Lackey vs. Steven Wright Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY...
Cubbies Crib 5 hours ago

Chicago Cubs: Lackey back at Fenway for Game 2 against Boston

After coming up short in last night’s contest, the Chicago Cubs (12-10) send veteran righty John Lackey (1-3, 4.88 ERA) to the mound in Game 2 of their weekend series against the Boston Red Sox (12-10). Many of you may remember the 2011 season where Lackey and Jon...
The Republican 18 hours ago
Fernando Abad has first big moment since trade to Boston Red Sox, gives glimpse of how effective he can be

Fernando Abad has first big moment since trade to Boston Red Sox, gives glimpse of how effective he can be

John Farrell gave Fernando Abad his first big opportunity here in 2017 on Friday against the Cubs and Abad delivered his first big moment as a member of the Red Sox.
Chicago Tribune 22 hours ago

Jon Lester hopes he can maintain style and stuff through Cubs contract

Jon Lester recalled approaching a crossroads as his 2012 season with the Red Sox was ending and that prompted him to make some changes. Lester, 33, hopes his adjustments in his delivery and preparation continue to pay off with nearly four years left on his six-year, $155 million contract. "Before...

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MLB 22 hours ago

Epstein makes 1st Fenway trip as Cubs boss

He walked into a utility closet trying to get to the field from the visitor's clubhouse at Fenway Park, but Theo Epstein did eventually find his way. One could say the same about the path he's taken from the Red Sox to the Cubs, which Epstein, now president of baseball operations in Chicago, is reliving this weekend.
MLB 23 hours ago

Schwarber the DH; Zobrist handles Monster

Kyle Schwarber was the designated hitter for the first game of the Cubs' Interleague series against the Red Sox, partly to give him a breather and also because Ben Zobrist is a little more familiar with how to deal with the Green Monster in left field at Fenway Park.
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Cubs President Theo Epstein on his return to Fenway Park, Boston

Cubs President Theo Epstein discusses his return to Boston ahead of the series against the Red Sox on Friday, April 28, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester on his return to Boston, Fenway Park

Cubs pitcher and former Red Sox starter Jon Lester discusses his retun to Boston and Fenway Park on Friday, April 28, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Cubs manager Joe Maddon on playing to American League rules

Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses how he plans on adjusting his lineup to American League rules ahead of the series against the Red Sox on Friday, April 28, 2017. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
MLB Apr 28, 2017

Epstein back in Boston for baseball, charity

With the Chicago Cubs in town for a three-game series at Fenway Park this weekend, team president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was taking full advantage of the opportunity to return to his hometown, this time as the man who was key to ending two of the longest-enduring World Series championship droughts in history.
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Cubs at Red Sox

Photos from the Cubs-Red Sox game on Friday, April 28, 2017, at Fenway Park.
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Kris Bryant on day off in Boston, amount of Cubs fans expected at Fenway Park

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant recaps the team's off day in Boston and looks ahead to the weekend series against the Red Sox and the amount of Cubs fans expected to be at Fenway Park. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
The Republican Apr 28, 2017
Theo Epstein calls his return to Boston for Chicago Cubs vs. Red Sox a 'college reunion'

Theo Epstein calls his return to Boston for Chicago Cubs vs. Red Sox a 'college reunion'

The Cubs and Theo Epstein return to Boston this weekend.
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Kyle Schwarber to handle DH duties vs. Red Sox at Fenway Park

Kyle Schwarber will have to wait at least another day before getting the opportunity to handle Fenway Park's famed Green Monster. Schwarber will handle the designated hitter duties Friday night when the Chicago Cubs play the Boston Red Sox. Ben Zobrist will play left field, with Javier Baez at...
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Yankees hope Aroldis Chapman can write another championship chapter

Chapman was one of the keys to getting the Cubs their first World Series championship in 108 years, but they didn't bother trying to keep him around to go for the repeat. Newly acquired Wade Davis has done just as good a job so far and isn't nearly as high-maintenance. Chapman returned to the Yankees...
Chicago Tribune Apr 28, 2017

Series preview: Cubs at Red Sox

All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: Cubs won 2014 series 3-0. Friday: 6:05 p.m., CSN+. RH Jake Arrieta (3-0, 3.65) vs. LH Drew Pomeranz (1-1, 4.60). Saturday: 3:05 p.m., ABC-7, FS1. RH John Lackey (1-3, 4.88) vs. RH Steven Wright (1-2, 8.86). Sunday: 7:05 p.m., ESPN. RH Kyle Hendricks (2-1,...
Chicago Tribune Apr 27, 2017

Ted Williams' lessons passed on from Mike Bryant to son Kris

Kris Bryant looks forward to playing finally at Fenway Park this weekend after not playing in the Cape Cod League All-Star game there in 2011. But for father Mike, the Cubs' visit to the storied baseball shrine revives pleasant memories of the non-conforming hitting trends he learned from Red Sox...

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