CHC (39-34): RHP Jason Hammel (5-2, 2.65)
STL (50-24): RHP Carlos Martinez (8-3, 2.89)
First pitch: 7:05pmCT
Hammel was stellar against the Dodgers on Tuesday, keeping LA off the board...
Haven't fans at Wrigley Field learned anything about interfering with a player while the ball is still in play?First there was the infamous Steve Bartman incident which added another year to the Cubbies' World Series drought a few years back — but at least he wasn't holding a baby. During Tuesday night’s game against the Dodgers, not only did a fan pull a Bartman and interfere...
A Chicago Cubs fan was called for interference during the second inning of Tuesday's game at Wrigley Field, but made an impressive one-handed catch on a foul popup with his bare hand while holding a baby in his other arm.The dad reached over the tarp and into the field of play to rob Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on his attempt to catch the foul ball hit by Cubs...
OSS: Jason Hammel is all out of gum.
1. Another great outing for Hammel – he went eight innings, striking out seven, walking two, and giving up one run. He was pulled in the ninth after giving up another run on a Bryce Harper bomb and didn’t get the CG, but still a fantastic outing.
2. Rizzo and Fowler led the offense in WPA, mostly due to an RBI single and double respectively...
If someone were to ask you: which starting pitcher the Chicago Cubs signed this offseason will have the best season? 99.9% of Cubs fans would say Jon Lester. So far though, Jason Hammel is having a better year than Lester. That is not to say Hammel will have a better year than Lester or vice versa, but so far Hammel has been the man.
After another shutout performance against the...
With opening day a mere days away, the Chicago Cubs are full of hope as the team gears up for one of the most highly anticipated seasons in some time. It’s a shame that in some respects that while the outlook on the season is hopeful, the Cubs’ home ballpark is not necessarily in opening...Read More
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Things were looking up for Oakland A’s starting pitcher Jason Hammel early in August when he earned his first win in an Athletics uniform. But in his last outing against the Atlanta Braves, Hammel gave up five earned runs in three innings pitched. Since coming to Oakland, Hammel has a 1-5 record with 7.00 ERA. Right now, Hammel is the weakest pitcher in the starting...
As we approach the MLB trade deadline, teams are putting themselves in position to be either buyers or sellers. As the year is beginning to take shape, it is looking as though it will be a seller’s market.
With no team head and shoulders above the rest, it allows for more teams to become buyers, thus making it a sellers market. With that being said, it makes the trade deadline...
The Chicago Cubs lost a key addition in Masahiro Tanaka, who eventually signed a seven-year deal with the New York Yankees worth $155 million. Without Tanaka, the Cubs lost a key role that could have been filled in their starting rotation and a future ace. With that, the Cubs secured Baltimore Oriole starter Jason Hammel to a one-year deal last week worth $6 million. Although Hammel...