Alec Mill’s no-hitter on Sunday marked the 16th in their franchise’s history and the first since Jake Arrieta’s in 2016. Mills tossed only five strikeouts but didn’t allow a single hit in the Cubs’ 12-0 blowout over the Milwaukee Brewers, bringing the Cubs to 28-20, now a four-game advantage over the St. Louis Cardinals. For Mills, in his ninth start of the season, it was a … [Read more...] about Will Alec Mills’s no-hitter spark a 2020 Cubs hot streak?
At the midway point of the 2020 MLB season, the Chicago Cubs are 18-12 and in first place of the NL Central, three games ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals, who, at 11-11, are still in the process of making up ground after rescheduling several games from Coronavirus positives. The MLB season has marched on, however, and with the Cubs sitting pretty in first place, now is a good … [Read more...] about Cubs’ midseason report card
The Chicago Cubs are in good standing, record-wise, as the August 31 trade deadline approaches. They sit atop the NL Central, at the moment, three games ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals. All signs point to a playoff return, making this trade deadline an instrumental point of the season as they try to do more than just get to the playoffs. “I think we have an idea of what … [Read more...] about A look at the high-end names the Cubs could consider at the trade deadline
There were a lot of questions surrounding the Cubs entering 2020, but a quarter of the way through the season, all those questions have been answered with a 13-3 record, the best of any team in baseball. It’s the franchise’s best start to a season since 1907 and after winning nine of their last 10, they don’t look like a team poised to slow down. “Good game or bad game,” … [Read more...] about Don’t look now, but the Cubs have the best record in baseball
Right out the gates, it was not smooth sailing for baseball’s mid-pandemic resume. By the start of the second week of play, July 26, multiple players from the Miami Marlins tested positive for COVID-19. Later that week, two players tested positive for the virus from the St. Louis Cardinals, and by Monday, August 3, 13 members of the Cardinals organization had tested … [Read more...] about With another delayed game, baseball is at another pivotal moment