Author Archives: Jerry Wolski

  1. Jose Quintana Joins Team “Try Not To Suck in the 2nd Half”

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    The #Cubs won’t get to show off new pitcher Jose Quintana just yet, but they are back in action against the #Orioles Friday and looking to get on track following a disappointing open to the season. The World Champs hope Quintana, acquired from the White Sox in a blockbuster trade Thursday, can aid their struggling rotation, but first it will turn to Mike Montgomery (1-6, 3.75) against the O’s. The Cubs are 43-45, well behind their 53-35 mark through 88 games last season.

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  2. Draft King Cubs vs. Cardinal Hacks

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    The @Cubs ‏have the 27th and 30th overall picks in the @MLBDraft tonight and four of the first 105 selections. The Cubs currently have five first-round draft picks on their 25-man roster. 2011-Javy Baez (drafted by Jim Hendry), 2012-Albert Almora, 2013-Kris Bryant, 2014-Kyle Schwarber and 2015-Ian Happ.

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  3. 2017 Kentucky Derby Picks ‘n Pans

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    Kentucky Derby 2017 TV Schedule and Coverage

    The Kentucky Derby will be held on Saturday, May 6 and is slated to begin (post time) at 6:34 p.m. ET  You can watch the Kentucky Derby on NBC, which will have TV coverage from 2:30-7:20 p.m. ET. Other pre-race coverage can be found on NBC Sports Network: “Derby Access” from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, May 4; the Kentucky Oaks 143 from 12-6:20 p.m. on Friday, May 5; and the Kentucky Derby Undercard from 12-2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6.

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  4. OLD FOLKS’ HOMERS

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    The two oldest @Cubs, John Lackey and Koji Uehara, combined to pitch the first seven innings and the two oldest hitters, Ben Zobrist and Miguel Montero, each homered in the 7-4 comeback victory over the @RedSox Saturday.

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  5. IOWA CUBS HOME OPENER

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    DOWN ON THE FARM – The 2017 @IowaCubs home opener is today. Led by 22-year-old infielder Ian Happ, the I-Cubs will start the season with eight @Cubs top prospects, as rated by Baseball America. Included in this collection are OF Mark Zagunis, INF Jeimer Candelario, LHP Rob Zastryzny, RHP Pierce Johnson, INF Chesny Young, C Victor Caratini and LHP Jack Leathersich. RHP Alec Mills was also recognized as the Royals’ No. 22 prospect prior to a February trade to the Cubs.

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  6. IOWA CUBS OPENING DAY ROSTER

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    DOWN ON THE FARM – The 2017 @IowaCubs begin the season today with 15 pitchers, four infielders, four outfielders and four catchers. Led by 22-year-old infielder Ian Happ, the I-Cubs will start the season with eight @Cubs top prospects, as rated by Baseball America. Included in this collection are OF Mark Zagunis, INF Jeimer Candelario, LHP Rob Zastryzny, RHP Pierce Johnson, INF Chesny Young, C Victor Caratini and LHP Jack Leathersich. RHP Alec Mills was also recognized as the Royals’ No. 22 prospect prior to a February trade to the Cubs.

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