Archive - Jul 2017

Cubs Acquire Wilson and Avila from the Tigers

The is reporting that the Cubs have acquired Justin Wilson and Alex Avila for Jeimer Candelario, Isaac Paredes, and a player to be named or cash.

UPDATE: The deal is official and Dylan Floro has been DFA'd to make room on the 40-man roster. The other roster moves will be announced tomorrow.

July 30th

Cubs @ Brewers: Lackey vs Davies (Game 104)

CHC (55-48): RHP John Lackey (7-9, 4.97)   
MIL (55-51): RHP Kyle Davies (12-4, 4.45) 
First pitch: 1:10pmCST

Lackey gave up 2 ER in 5 innings and beat the White Sox at Wrigley on Tuesday. He lost to the Brewers at home in April (6 IP, 4 ER, 2 K, 1 BB). These Brewers are 25-95 (.263) against him. Thames is 4-8 with a HR.

July 29th

Cubs @ Brewers: Hendricks vs Guerra (Game 103)

CHC (54-48): RHP Kyle Hendricks (4-3, 3.95)  
MIL (55-50): RHP Junior Guerra (1-4, 5.22) 
First pitch: 6:10pmCST

Hendricks threw 92 pitches over 4.1 innings and gave up 1 ER to the White Sox in his return from the DL on Monday. He gave up 4 ER in 5 innings against Milwaukee at Wrigley in April but ended up with a no-decision, in a game the Cubs would win 7-4. These Brewers are 14-87 (.161) against him. Arcia is 3-9 with a HR.

July 28th

Cubs @ Brewers: Quintana vs Suter (Game 102)

CHC (54-47): LHP Jose Quintana (6-8, 4.22)  
MIL (54-50): LHP Brent Suter (1-1, 2.94)
First pitch: 7:10pmCST

Quintana wasn’t as sharp against the Cardinals (6 IP, 3 ER, 7 K, 2 BB) as he was against the Orioles. But he ended up with the win, so we’ll take it. Overall, the Brewers are 7-30 (.233) against him. Villar is 3-6.

July 27th