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Cubs Have Baseball’s Best Rotation, But Do They Need to Improve It Anyway?

There’s been plenty of talk about the Cubs going after another arm, kind of a way to October-proof the pitching staff or some such. I suppose that’s a solid plan if you fall into the “if it ain’t broke, fix it anyway” camp, particularly when you take into account the history of the men who make up the back end of the rotation. Jason Hammel has been brilliant thus far in...
Via Cubs Insider
18 hours ago

A Tip of the Recap – 5/24 (Cubs 12, Cardinals 3)

Cubs Record: 30-14, 1st Place NL Central W: Jason Hammel L: Michael Wacha SV: Are you kidding, it was a nine-run game MVP: Jason Hammel The Cubs put up a six-spot in the top of the 1st and never looked back. Jason Hammel held the Cards to only one run on four hits, striking out four and walking three in 7.1 innings of work. It appears that the big righty’s renewed focus on...
Via Cubs Insider
20 hours ago

Hammel helps own cause against Cardinals

Before Jason Hammel even took the mound on Tuesday night, he had hit a two-run double to extend his personal hitting streak to three games, brought his RBI total to a career-high five and had a six-run cushion.
1 day ago

Cubs: Can Jason Hammel sustain All-Star-level performance this time?

ST. LOUIS — Jason Hammel is pitching like an All-Star again — the way he did as a sign-and-flip guy in 2014 and a rotation
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Hammel: 'It was nice to have the run support'

Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel reacts following the Cubs' 12-3 win over the Cardinals on Tuesday night in St. Louis.
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Chicago Cubs offense comes alive in 12-3 win over the Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs finally found the offense they were missing as they rolled over the St. Louis Cardinals with a 12-3 victory behind Jason Hammel. The Chicago Cubs got off to an early start against the St. Louis Cardinals and never let up as they rolled to a 12-3 victory. Cards’ starter Michael Wacha lasted […] Chicago Cubs offense comes alive in 12-3 win over the Cardinals -...
Via Cubbies Crib
1 day ago

Hammel stars on mound, plate in Cubs' rout of Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jason Hammel pitched 7 1-3 stingy innings and had a two-run double in the Chicago's six-run first as the Cubs went on to rout the St. Louis Cardinals 12-3 on Tuesday night. Michael Wacha (2-5) gave up a career-worst eight runs in four innings and has lost five consecutive decisions for the first time. The 24-year-old right-hander was a 17-game winner last season...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs get Heyward back as they face Cardinals in Game Two

The Chicago Cubs will need to put the disappointment of last night’s loss behind them quickly as they face the Cardinals in the second game of the three-game series. Jason Hammel looks to bounce back after losing his first game of the year in his last outing. It really came down to two swings for […] Chicago Cubs get Heyward back as they face Cardinals in Game Two - Cubbies Crib...
Via Cubbies Crib
1 day ago

Hammel out to rebound after first loss of season

Tuesday night's matchup between the Cardinals and Cubs will feature two starters, Jason Hammel and Michael Wacha, who face an uphill climb after their last outings.
2 days ago

Jason Hammel jokes about playing hooky to see Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam announced on Tuesday that they will play two concerts at Wrigley Field in August, much to the delight of their Chicago-based fans. One of those fans is Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel, who is already cracking jokes about playing hooky to catch the concert: Dear Theo, I think I'm gonna b feeling really sick on Aug 20&22. I should stay home n get some rest. Thx 4 understanding...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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