Chicago Cubs News: Cubs drop opener to Cards; Victorino released

 For the first time this season, the Chicago Cubs have dropped three games in a row. John Lackey pitched seven innings but gave up a game-tying home run to Matt Adams. And soon after third baseman, Matt Carpenter pulled off the defensive play of the game by robbing Anthony Rizzo of a bloop single only […] Chicago Cubs News: Cubs drop opener to Cards; Victorino released - Cubbies...
Via Cubbies Crib
30 minutes ago

Cubs not worried after 3rd straight loss

"We need to play better," John Lackey said after the Cubs fell to the Cardinals on Monday for their third straight loss. "'Worry,' I think, is a strong word. We're doing OK."
8 hours ago

Lackey's start spoiled by one swing, Cardinals beat Cubs 4-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) Another dominant outing for Chicago Cubs starter John Lackey against his former team was spoiled by one swing of the bat. Matt Adams' pinch-hit, two-run homer off Lackey in the seventh tied the game and Randal Grichuk's first career walk-off homer against reliever Adam Warren (3-1) in the ninth handed the Cubs a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Monday...
Via Associated Press
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs lose to Grichuk’s walk-off HR in 9th, 4-3

The Chicago Cubs lost a taught game on a ninth-inning walk-off home run by Randal Grichuk, 4-3. The blast came off reliever Adam Warren, in his second inning of relief. He got the first two batter in the ninth, but not Grichuk. The Cubs (29-14) had a strong pitching game from John Lackey, who was […] Chicago Cubs lose to Grichuk’s walk-off HR in 9th, 4-3 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies...
Via Cubbies Crib
10 hours ago

Lackey: 'We gotta worry about ourselves'

John Lackey talks about his outing in the Cubs' 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.
Via CSN Chicago
10 hours ago

Maddon on Lackey facing the Cardinals again

Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks about facing former teams, like John Lackey will do against the Cardinals, and how it loses a little impact after a few times.
Via CSN Chicago
15 hours ago

DraftKings: We’ve Got Busch!

Nerds Again? Yes, this is my second consecutive week with a Nerds reference, thank you for noticing. Since my Tri-Lamb recommendation went for 28 points last Monday, I figured let's keep it going tonight with John Lackey for a reasonable $9,400. Yes, Clayton Kershaw is at home tonight going for his 7th consecutive 10 K performance, but he's $14,000 and he'll be owned on most rosters...
Via Razzball
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Lackey irate with Christian Bethancourt admiring homer

John Lackey was none too pleased with how Christian Bethancourt stood and admired his mammoth game-winning solo shot during the Chicago Cubs’ 1-0 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night. Bethancourt’s towering shot to left field, his third home run on the season, came during the fifth inning and ended up on the street outside Wrigley Field. Video of Lackey’s reaction...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

As Lackey Returns to St. Louis, a Look Back

It’s been weird, following the John Lackey story for the last few years. He was the villain of baseball, and just when you thought he couldn’t be any worse he totally redeemed himself—pitching well for the Red Sox to help them clinch their third World Series this millennium. He found his way to St. Louis and […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Maddon, Lackey unhappy about smokeless tobacco ban

On Wednesday, Chicago’s city council made the use of smokeless tobacco illegal inside sports stadiums in the Windy City. The law applies to everyone from fans to players and managers. As you might expect, not everyone is pleased about being told they won’t be able to feed their addiction and partake in a harmful act that has become a baseball tradition. Cubs pitcher John Lackey...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

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