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Cubs @ Brewers: Quintana vs Anderson (Game 155)

Cubs @ Brewers: Quintana vs Anderson (Game 155)

CHC (86-68): LHP José Quintana (10-11, 4,27)  MIL (82-73): RHP Chase Anderson (11-3, 2.74) First pitch: 12:05pmCST Quintana had a no-decision against St. Louis on Sunday, giving up 3 ER in 5.2 innings. He lost in Milwaukee in July (6 IP, 2 ER, 6 K, 3 BB). Overall, the Brewers are 12-56 (.214) against him. Villar is 3-6. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 23, 2017
Cubs @ Brewers: Hendricks vs Suter (Game 154)

Cubs @ Brewers: Hendricks vs Suter (Game 154)

CHC (86-67): RHP Kyle Hendricks (7-5, 3.22)  MIL (81-73): LHP Brent Suter (3-2, 3.41) First pitch: 12:05pmCST Hendricks gave up 1 ER in 7.2 innings and beat the Cardinals on Saturday. He’s 1-1 with a 4.91 in four starts against the Brewers this season. Overall, they are 26-131 (.198) against him. Shaw is 3-10 with 2 HR. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 22, 2017
Cubs @ Brewers: Lackey vs Woodruff (Game 153)

Cubs @ Brewers: Lackey vs Woodruff (Game 153)

CHC (85-67): RHP John Lackey (11-11, 4.62)  MIL (81-72): RHP Brandon Woodruff (2-2, 3.28)  First pitch: 6:30pmCST Wow. Wow! That was easily the best and most significant win of the season. It’s the kind of game that makes you think the Cubs might actually play more than four games in October.  Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 21, 2017
Cubs @ Brewers: Arrieta vs Davies (Game 152)

Cubs @ Brewers: Arrieta vs Davies (Game 152)

CHC (84-67): RHP Jake Arrieta (14-9, 3.48)   MIL (81-71): RHP Zach Davies (17-9, 3.89)  First pitch: 7:10pmCST Don’t say revenge.  The Cubs could have stepped on the neck of the Brewers last week at Wrigley, but opted to get swept instead. Now the magic number to clinch the division is 8. I have no problem with having that happen on Sunday. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 20, 2017
Cubs @ Rays: Lester vs Snell (Game 151)

Cubs @ Rays: Lester vs Snell (Game 151)

CHC (84-66): LHP Jon Lester (11-7, 4.30)  TB (73-78): LHP Blake Snell (3-6, 4.25)        First pitch: 6:10pmCST Lester won his third start in a row on Thursday against the Mets (6 IP, 2 ER, 5 K, 4 BB). He’s 5-4 with a 4.04 on the road this season. Overall, these Rays are  35-36 (.257) against him. Bourjos is 7-17 with a HR. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 19, 2017
Cubs @ Rays: Montgomery vs Archer (Game 150)

Cubs @ Rays: Montgomery vs Archer (Game 150)

CHC (83-66): LHP Mike Montgomery (6-8, 3.57) TB (73-77): RHP Chris Archer (9-10, 4.06)        First pitch: 6:10pmCST Montgomery pitched two innings in relief of Tseng and ended up with the win against the Mets on Thursday. Overall, the Rays are 2-18 (.111) against him. Dickerson and Plouffe have the hits. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 18, 2017
2017 Cubs AZ Instructs Underway

2017 Cubs AZ Instructs Underway

76 Cubs minor leaguers have reported or will soon be be reporting to the Cubs Under Armour Performance Center at Mesa Riverview Park.  68 of the players have been assigned to Cubs AZ Instructs, and eight have been assigned to the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League.There will be no "Advanced Instructs" this year. (The Cubs and Angels fielded a "co-op" team in AZ Advanced Instructs the previous two seasons). There are also no intrasquad games planned as of now (only instructional "sim" games)..   Tags: Cubs AZ Instructional League
Sep 17, 2017
Cardinals @ Cubs: Lynn vs Quintana (Game 149)

Cardinals @ Cubs: Lynn vs Quintana (Game 149)

STL (77-71): RHP Lance Lynn (11-7, 3.01)  CHC (82-66): LHP José Quintana (10-11, 4.25)  First pitch: 1:20pmCST Quintana took his turn beating the Mets on Tuesday, giving up 2 ER in 7 innings. He gave up 3 ER in 6 innings to win against St. Louis in July at Wrigley. Overall, they are 12-42 (.286) against him. Fowler is 4-10. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 16, 2017
Cardinals @ Cubs: Wacha vs Hendricks (Game 149)

Cardinals @ Cubs: Wacha vs Hendricks (Game 149)

STL (77-70): RHP Michael Wacha (12-7, 3.99) CHC (81-66): RHP Kyle Hendricks (6-5, 3.35) First pitch: 3:05pmCST Hendricks gave up 3 ER in 6 innings and lost to the Brewers on Sunday. He had a no-decision against the Cardinals in June at Wrigley. Overall, they are 22-92 (.239) against him. Carpenter is 6-20 with a HR. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 15, 2017
Cardinals @ Cubs: Lugo vs Tseng (Game 148)

Cardinals @ Cubs: Lugo vs Tseng (Game 148)

STL (77-69): RHP Carlos Martinez (11-10, 3.33) CHC (80-66): RHP John Lackey (11-11, 4.65) First pitch: 1:20pmCST Lackey gave up 2 ER in 7 innings and was tagged with the loss by the anemic Cubs offense against the Brewers on Friday. He’s 1-0 with a 3.46 in two starts against the Cardinals this season. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 14, 2017
Mets @ Cubs: Lugo vs Tseng (Game 147)

Mets @ Cubs: Lugo vs Tseng (Game 147)

NYM (63-82): RHP Seth Lugo (6-4, 4.64)CHC (79-66): RHP Jen-ho Tseng (0-0, —)First pitch: 7:05pmCST Tseng—not even AZ Phil saw this coming coming!—went 13-4 with a 2.54 ERA in a combined 24 starts for Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa.  Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 13, 2017
Mets @ Cubs: Harvey vs Lester (Game 145)

Mets @ Cubs: Harvey vs Lester (Game 145)

NYM (63-81): RHP Matt Harvey (5-4, 5.82) CHC (78-66): LHP Jon Lester (10-7, 4.35) First pitch: 7:05pmCST Thank you, sirs—may we have 30 others? Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 12, 2017
Mets @ Cubs: Gsellman vs Quintana (Game 144)

Mets @ Cubs: Gsellman vs Quintana (Game 144)

NYM (63-80): RHP Robert Gsellman (6-6, 5.44) CHC (77-66): LHP José Quintana (9-11, 4.32) First pitch: 7:05pmCST Quintana went 6 innings of scoreless baseball on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, but he ended up with a no-decision because he didn’t also hit a two-run homer. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 10, 2017
Brewers @ Cubs: Davies vs Hendricks (Game 143)

Brewers @ Cubs: Davies vs Hendricks (Game 143)

MIL (74-68): RHP Kyle Davies (16-8, 3.77)  CHC (77-65): RHP Kyle Hendricks (6-4, 3.29) First pitch: 1:20pmCST It looks like we picked the wrong weekend to stop sniffing glue. Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread
Sep 9, 2017
Brewers @ Cubs: Anderson vs Montgomery (Game 142)

Brewers @ Cubs: Anderson vs Montgomery (Game 142)

MIL (73-68): RHP Chase Anderson (8-3, 3.06)   CHC (77-64): LHP Mike Montgomery (5-7, 3.38)  First pitch: 3:05pmCST Montgomery, who almost lost his rotation spot, is in for the gimpy Arrieta. Montgomery gave up 3 ER in 5 innings and lost to the Braves on Sunday. He’s 1-3 with an 8.74 in six appearances (one start) against the Brewers. Overall, they are 24-92 (.261) against him. Ryan* Braun* is 4-9 with a HR.* Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread