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Le 21 octobre 2017, 09:20 dans Humeurs 0

3 keys to Cubs' success in NLDS If there Addison Russell Jerseys was any concern in the Cubs' clubhouse after just missing a chance to take a 2-0 lead over the Nationals on Saturday night, they didn't bring it home to Wrigley Field. The Cubs had breakfast on the field followed by a light workout on Sunday while watching football games on the scoreboard in left field. They will get back into game mode on Monday for the pivotal Game 3 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile, but that easygoing attitude may be a product of the reigning World Series champions' previous postseason experience. "You can't get too up, can't Chicago Cubs Jerseys get too down," Kyle Schwarber said. "Just stay right in the middle and keep going." There is no understating the importance of Monday's middle game in the best-of-five NLDS, because it will put someone on the brink of elimination Tuesday. The Cubs will have their home crowd behind them against Nats ace Max Scherzer. Here are three keys for the Cubs to pull ahead and win this split series. 1. Start from the top The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo Jerseys leadoff hitters, Ben Zobrist and Albert Almora Jr., went a combined 0-for-8 at Nationals Park. They didn't Javier Baez Jerseys create many opportunities for Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, who hit the ground running and each went 3-for-8. Short of sending Schwarber back to the leadoff spot, what can manager Joe Maddon do to create a spark atop the order against Scherzer? Maddon could mix it up in Game 3 by using Jon Jay, who has plenty of experience batting Addison Russell Jerseys leadoff -- he hit .289 with a .364 on-base percentage against right-handers this season. However, he might prefer to have Jay available as a late-inning pinch-hitter or defensive replacement. Tommy La Stella, who slashed .277/.390/.455 against right-handers, is another option. Tommy La Stella drives a pinch-hit double into the gap in left-center, allowing Jason Heyward to score and extend the Cubs' lead to 5-1 So what are you waiting for, stop your mouse, click here, refuel!

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Le 21 septembre 2017, 07:34 dans Humeurs 0

"I don't know. I feel like I've been throwing the ball pretty well lately," said Cole, who has completed at least six innings in 15 of his last 16 Addison Russell Jerseys starts. "I just wanted to continue doing that. I thought [catcher Chris Stewart] did a really good job of reading swings tonight, was on top of their approach, really commanded the game from behind the dish." But the Pirates couldn't support their ace, leaving the door open for the Cubs to rally in the ninth. They are being careful down the stretch with closer Felipe Rivero, who has made 66 appearances this season, so they decided only to use him in a potential save situation. Anthony Rizzo drew a one-out walk off Hudson. He was replaced by pinch-runner Leonys Martin, who promptly stole second. Martin dashed home as Avila's broken-bat line drive rattled around the right-field corner Anthony Rizzo Jerseys for his first triple since 2013. Alex Avila smacks an RBI triple to the Chicago Cubs Jerseys right-field corner to open the scoring for the Cubs in the top of the 9th inning Cubs left-hander Jose Quintana picked up where he left off in his last start against Javier Baez Jerseys the Pirates, striking out six and allowing only six singles over six scoreless innings. Quintana struck out nine over six innings when he last faced Pittsburgh at Wrigley Field, but he had plenty of help that night: The Cubs put up 17 runs in a blowout victory. Quintana twice had to work his way out of trouble to keep the Bucs at bay. Jose Quintana strikes out six batters over six Javier Baez Jerseys scoreless innings against the Pirates "It was just a tough ballgame," Cole said. "We lined out so many times tonight. It's just unfortunate." So what are you waiting for, stop your mouse, click here, refuel!

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Le 1 septembre 2017, 06:01 dans Humeurs 0

Lester could return to Cubs' rotation Saturday Cubs pitcher Jon Lester threw 50 pitches in a side session Wednesday Javier Baez Jersey and could return to the rotation on Saturday, but the news on shortstop Addison Russell wasn't as encouraging. Russell, who was to make his second Minor League rehab start with Triple-A Iowa on Wednesday night at Memphis, experienced some pain in his right foot and will return to Chicago to be examined. He's been sidelined since Aug. 3 with a right foot strain. On Monday, Russell went 1-for-3 with Iowa, hitting a double in his first at-bat. He was scheduled to play six to seven innings in the field on Wednesday. Lester, who has been out since Aug. 18 because of fatigue in his left shoulder, could start on Saturday against the Braves at Wrigley Field. The Cubs wanted to see how Lester felt on Thursday before announcing whether he'll start. "We want to make sure he comes out of it well," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "He's smiling, which is always a good sign. It's always good when a player is coming off an injury that he's smiling easily. I'm seeing everything trending in the right direction." Willson Contreras, who is also on the disabled list, had an active day Anthony Rizzo Jersey on Wednesday, handling balls Addison Russell Jersey behind the plate from a pitching machine Anthony Rizzo Jersey and also throwing to second base. Contreras, out since Aug. 11 with a right hamstring strain, was expected to be sidelined for a minimum of four weeks, and that timeline has not changed. Reliever Justin Grimm (right index finger infection) was scheduled to make his second rehab outing Wednesday with Iowa. The Cubs had a refresher course on bunting prior to Wednesday's game. It's part of Maddon's plan. "In lieu of traditionally trying to hit balls in the Chicago Cubs Jerseys seats [during batting practice], I prefer doing work like this, especially at this time of the year," Maddon said. The drills will continue in September as the coaches pick one day each week to go over fundamentals. So what are you waiting for, stop your mouse, click here, refuel!

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