Tagged: ‘PETCOTA’

Comparing Baez & Soler Through Their First 14 Games
September 17th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The two biggest call-ups made by the Chicago Cubs this year have been Javier Baez and Jorge Soler, without a doubt, but their performances have been drastically different. Javier Baez made a statement during his first two weeks in the big leagues but then fell off quickly; is the same...

Yard Work: Chicago Cubs’ Rookies Show Some Pop!
August 30th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs’ rookies had a great showing in the team’s 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals last night. Jorge Soler hit two home runs, Arismendy Alcantara added another and Javier Baez had an RBI double; combined, the trio went 5-11 with three home runs, six RBI’s, and...

Despite Loss, Jackson Off to a Good Start in August
August 10th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** For the majority of the 2014 season, Edwin Jackson has been down right awful.   However, the Chicago Cubs’ 30 year old starter has pitched significantly better in the month of August thanks to a quality start against the Los Angeles Dodgers a week ago and yesterday’s outing against the Tampa...

A Letter to My Friend Edwin Jackson
August 4th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Dear Edwin, Congratulations on picking up the win yesterday against the Los Angeles Dodgers!  It was your first win in seven starts.  Talk about a brutal stretch.  But to your credit, you deserved the win yesterday.  You gave up only two runs on seven hits in six innings of work and...

Three in a Row for Hendricks
August 2nd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the best ways to judge a pitcher at a glance, especially if he plays for a team that struggles to score runs, is by the number of quality starts that he has.  A quality start is a start in which the starting pitcher throws at least six innings...