Iowa Cubs Rehab Update

Lilly Breaks Sweat [& One Bat]

After four efficient innings and a mere 51 pitches Ted Lilly called it a rehab at Principal Park tonight and headed for the clubhouse, maybe to call ahead and order a postgame spread for his temporary teammates.


Lilly fanned four, all swinging, and walked only one. He permitted only one hit, a wind-blown home run by Tyler Greene in the top of the 1st. His pitch counts by inning were 17, 12, 13 and 9.


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  • Yeah... that was some very athletic stuff from Willson in the 9th. Impressive.

    I think Chapman and Wood both need 2 days off -- rosters expand, bring 'em up!

    Cubs now 41-15 in August in the Maddon era. That'll do. That will effing do.

    billybucks 24 min 51 sec ago view
  • 31 pitches, 2 hits, 1 walk, and 3 wild pitches later...the cubs win by 1.

    contreras snagged some other potential wild pitches in this chapman appearance.

    22 wins in august. woo.

    crunch 52 min 35 sec ago view
  • ...too...much...drama...

    c'mon chapman.

    crunch 58 min 2 sec ago view
  • Down on the farm:

    "Dealin'" Cease with another good outing for Eugene. Last 4 outings: 16IP, 1ER 29K. But, 10BB. Throw strikes, kid.

    Candelario is killing it at Iowa after struggling at AA: .320/.406/.941 in 241AB. At age 22. Where the heck to put him next year?

    UPDATE: Candy goes 3-5 tonight. Now hitting .325. Also, Almora 4-5, which is nice to see.

    billybucks 1 hour 36 min ago view
  • jacos 1 hour 58 min ago view
  • Happ and Jiminez to play in the AFL. Baseball is the best.

    billybucks 2 hours 8 min ago view
  • You magnificent Bastardo!

    jacos 2 hours 30 min ago view
  • Difference is LaStella sucks, and Chapman doesn't

    /,I need

    jacos 3 hours 25 min ago view
  • My guy Addy

    jacos 3 hours 30 min ago view
  • \m/

    jacos 3 hours 38 min ago view
  • he's attempting a comeback (or he's just very bored) and playing indie ball in the atlantic league...short-lived-cub brad snyder is also on his team.

    very boring numbers for a guy with his experience in indie ball, though not bad numbers...probably not enough to get him a minor league deal at his age (33)

    crunch 3 hours 38 min ago view
  • there goes heyward's gold glove win. bench him and bring up matt murton.

    crunch 3 hours 43 min ago view
  • felt like 36 for sure....

    Rob G. 3 hours 46 min ago view
  • Didn't LaHair hit 36 before the All Star Break? Then none after.

    John Beasley 3 hours 47 min ago view
  • @CarrieMuskat 41s41 seconds ago Bryant is 1st #Cubs player to top 35 HRs since Aramis Ramirez hit 38 in 2006

    surprised me, thought Soriano may have or Rizzo...maybe LaHair or Schierholtz too :)

    Rob G. 3 hours 55 min ago view
  • Twitter tells me more boo's than cheers for LaStella.

    Sigh.

    What was the reaction in Chapman's first game? I was there about a week later and it was all cheers.

    Not that the situations are a one-to-one, but...damn, priorities 'Murica.

    Rob G. 3 hours 59 min ago view