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Jake Arrieta thinks it's an 'easy fix' to get back on track after recent blips

About 20 minutes after he picked up just his second loss in his last 28 starts, Jake Arrieta walked into his postgame press conference wearing
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Folks, I’m Still Kinda Concerned About Arrieta

A couple weeks ago, I wrote that I had discovered something “wrong” with Jake Arrieta. You should probably stop what you’re doing right now and go read that because it’s awesome, but if you’re in a hurry I’ll give you the quick-and-dirty: a change in his release point might be affecting his ability to locate. So why am I bringing it back up after his three subsequent...
Via Cubs Insider
1 day ago

Arrieta to make adjustments after 2nd loss

Jake Arrieta has noticed a trend in his recent outings, and he plans on making some changes.
2 days ago

Arrieta 'not very happy' with performance in loss to Cards

Jake Arrieta breaks down his losing effort against the Cardinals on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

That's a sweep! Cards top Arrieta-led Cubs 7-2

CHICAGO -- Michael Wacha pitched into the seventh inning for his first win in nearly two months and the St. Louis Cardinals waited out Jake Arrieta before roughing up Chicago's bullpen in a 7-2 victory over the Cubs on Wednesday.Aledmys Diaz hit a two-run home run, and Matt Carpenter had a two-run double in a five-run sixth after Arrieta (11-2) departed. The Cardinals won their eighth...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrieta goes 6 innings for 11th win, Cubs beat Pirates 6-0

CHICAGO (AP) Jake Arrieta pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Matt Szczur homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 on Friday. Arrieta (11-1) struck out 11 and walked three as the Cubs started the weekend series on a strong note after dropping two of three at Washington. Szczur hit a two-run homer in the first inning...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta calls for pitcher version of Home Run Derby, wants to participate

There has been some recent talk – some serious, some probably for fun – of putting a pitcher in the Home Run Derby. Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has taken that talk a step further: he wants a version of the Home Run Derby for pitchers only. “We both love to hit,” Arrieta said of himself and Madison Bumgarner, via’s Carrie Muskat. “You talk to a lot of people who don’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta’s Dominant, Dreadful Start

CHICAGO — Cubs ace Jake Arrieta continued his year-long run of brilliance on Sunday afternoon, striking out 12 batters with one walk in a 3-2 home loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 30-year-old righty pounded the lower-half of the zone with his two-seam fastball, throwing it for 70 of his 108 pitches and generating a season-high 15 swinging strikes. The fastball averaged 95...
Via Fangraphs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Arrieta loses first regular season game since last July

The invincible Jake Arrieta finally looked human. Chicago’s ace right-hander lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday at Wrigley Field. He hadn’t suffered a defeat during the regular season since July 25, 2015 — a streak of 24 starts (and 20 victories). Congratulations to the other 29 teams in baseball on giving #Cubs Jake Arrieta as many losses as no-hitters over his...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Clayton Kershaw to Jake Arrieta: Choose happiness over money

Reigning NL Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta is going to be a free agent after the 2017 season, and he’s stated that he doesn’t plan on giving the Cubs a hometown discount (note: Arrieta is from Missouri and went to TCU, so Chicago isn’t exactly his “hometown”). The 30-year-old will likely be receiving plenty of advice over the next year and a half, and he’s already picked...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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