Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Championship Series Update

The Yankees and Dodgers are each one win away from the World Series. How’d they put themselves in that position? Find out in my latest for CBS Local.

CBS Local: Five Things from the LCS

MLB Column: Second Half Questions

Can the Cubs turn it around? Acquiring Jose Quintana, a move made after my story published, should help. Can Mike Trout win MVP? His missed time doesn’t rule him out. Those are half of the questions I examine as baseball’s second half is set to begin.

CBS Local: Questions for MLB’s Second Half

MLB Column: The Cubs Struggles

The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs are under .500. In order to become the first back-to-back winner since 2000, the Cubs’ young position players will have to meet high expectations. Could it be they aren’t as good as initially thought?

CBS Local: Can the Cubs Repeat?

World Series Game 7 Recap

Please just read my recap for CBS Local. I’m choosing, at least for now, to leave it at that as opposed to writing a few thousand more words about perhaps the greatest World Series game ever.

World Series Game 6 Recap

March Madness. Super Bowl. Sudden death. There are several two-word phrases that excite sports fans. Here’s another: Game 7. The Cubs and Indians and their long history of failure will play for the World Series trophy tonight in Cleveland. Joe Maddon made some strange bullpen moves last night, but the Cubs won. Read about the important moments and what to look for tonight in my CBS Local recap.

World Series Game 5 Recap

We’re going back to Cleveland. The Cubs fought off elimination with a 3-2 win last night thanks to a big fourth inning and Aroldis Chapman’s eight-out save. Read all about it in my CBS Local recap.

World Series Game 4 Recap

We knew one long championship drought would end no matter who won this World Series. It’s the Indians who are on the brink after a Game 4 win. Corey Kluber was stellar for the second time this series and Cleveland showed some power that the Cubs have been lacking. The Indians will try to close out the Cubs at Wrigley tonight. Read my Game 4 recap on CBS Local.