Cubs win slugfest with Reds on windy day at Wrigley

Cubs win slugfest with Reds on windy day at Wrigley

Hot hitting combined with gusts blowing out of Wrigley Field made for an offense-oriented clash between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds.

Down on the Cubs Farm: 3-1 record, Giambrone homers, Thompson twirls gem, more

Down on the Cubs Farm: 3-1 record, Giambrone homers, Thompson twirls gem, more

The biggest concern in regards to the Cubs farm system is where will pitching help come from. If you followed along Friday night, strong pitching was the name of the game as the Cubs allowed a total of 8 earned runs in their four games on the evening with six coming in Triple-A.

Commentary: Maddon, the bullpen and predictions on who’ll be traded

Commentary: Maddon, the bullpen and predictions on who’ll be traded

Joe Maddon has his “circle of trust,” and it would seem that at least a few of the relievers in the circle are the ones who’ve recently struggled the most.

Bullpen dooms Cubs, Schwarber bombs, Lester on bad outings, standings, more
Bullpen dooms Cubs, Schwarber bombs, Lester on bad outings, standings, more
It’s been just eight games since Joe Maddon decided to start using Kyle Schwarber at the leadoff spot in the Cubs’ batting order, and it would appear that this decision should have been made a long, long time ago.



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