Tag: Chicago Cubs

Cole Hamels Tosses No-Hitter Against Cubs

An article by posted on July 25, 2015 0 Comments
Cole Hamels Tosses No-Hitter Against Cubs

Cole Hamels made history this afternoon at Wrigley Field, as the ace of the Philadelphia Phillies rotation no-hit the Chicago Cubs. The lefty, who has come up in many trade rumors and is likely headed out of Philadelphia in the coming week, showed that his arm is a-okay, shutting down the talented, young position players […]

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Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Chicago Cubs

An article by posted on July 2, 2015 0 Comments
Breaking Down Bartolo Colon vs. Chicago Cubs

Stat Line: 7.0 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 8 SO, 1 BB Bartolo Colon proved to be the only positive takeaway from last night’s game against the Chicago Cubs.  In this article I will touch on Colon’s sharp two-seam fastball and strong game plan that led to his success against the Cubs lineup. Two-seam Success Colon’s two-seam […]

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Collins’ Frustration Boils Over As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
Collins’ Frustration Boils Over As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After last night’s frustrating 1-0 loss to the Chicago Cubs in which the team squandered another excellent pitching performance, this time by Jon Niese, manager Terry Collins lost his cool when asked about losing his fourth straight game to the Cubs this season. “I don’t give a shit if it’s the Cubs or it’s the […]

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Dodgers and Cubs Expressing Interest In Mets’ LHP Jon Niese

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers and Cubs Expressing Interest In Mets’ LHP Jon Niese

June 29 A couple of days after reporting that the Chicago Cubs had some interest in Jon Niese, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports adds that the Los Angeles Dodgers have also expressed interest in acquiring the Mets lefthander. Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times wrote last week that Dodgers GM Andrew Friedman and his front […]

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Cubs Approached Mets For Starting Pitching

An article by posted on June 23, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Approached Mets For Starting Pitching

According to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Chicago  Cubs have reached out to the Mets as well as other teams as their year long quest for a cost-controlled starting pitcher wages on. What’s not clear is if Wittenmyer is referring to the conversation the Mets and Cubs had last offseason or if this is something new. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

An article by posted on May 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 6, Mets 1

The New York Mets (20-13) were beaten by the Chicago Cubs (17-15) by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday night. Pitching: Noah Syndergaard made his Major League debut tonight, turning in an impressive but uneven start. After striking out Dexter Fowler, the first big league batter he faced, he went 5.1 innings, allowing 3 ER […]

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Much Ado About Three-Homer Games At Home

An article by posted on January 2, 2015 33 Comments
Much Ado About Three-Homer Games At Home

“You know, Keith, no Met has ever hit three home runs in a game at home.” If you’ve watched as many Mets games as I have over the years, then you’ve undoubtedly heard Gary Cohen make this statement whenever a Met has come up to the plate after hitting two home runs in a home […]

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Jon Lester Agrees To $155 Million Pact With Cubs

An article by posted on December 10, 2014 0 Comments
Jon Lester Agrees To $155 Million Pact With Cubs

Free agent Jon Lester has agreed to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs. The deal contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons. The $25.8 million average annual value of the deal is the second-highest for a pitcher behind Clayton […]

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Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies From Breast Cancer

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies From Breast Cancer

Sad news to report as the team confirms that Bartolo Colon’s mother has died of breast cancer this afternoon in the Dominican Republic. Adriana Morales, 63, was admitted to the hospital this past weekend, and Bartolo was scratched from his start today so that he could fly to the DR to be with his family. […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on August 17, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 2, Mets 1

The New York Mets (59-66) took on the Chicago Cubs (52-71) this afternoon at Citi Field, for the third game of a four game series. Rafael Montero was looking for his first major league victory, and was opposed by Cubs ace Jake Arrieta. What you should know: Rafael Montero pitched the best outing of his […]

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