Whats Up with Carl Edwards Jr.?

“He’s going to keep getting better and better,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said of Car Edwards Jr. on May 1st. “He’ll be a closer someday, there’s no doubt.” Three months after the Cubs manager cast that vote of confidence, Edwards has moved further away from the closer role. The lanky righty has struggled in his latest ~400-pitch sample, walking well over 6.5 batters...
Via Cubs Insider
8 hours ago

With Uehara ailing, Edwards finds form

After three consecutive rocky outings last homstand in Chicago, the Cubs called on Carl Edwards Jr. on Tuesday. He put the past behind him, retiring all three batters he faced in the seventh inning.
3 days ago

Chicago Cubs: What is going on with Carl Edwards Jr.?

Carl Edwards Jr., otherwise known as CJ, has been an integral part of the Chicago Cubs bullpen in 2017. Perhaps best known for getting the first two outs in the ninth inning of Game 7 of the World Series last year, the “String Bean Slinger” started off 2017 strong. Manager Joe Maddon trusted him more than any other reliever other than closer Wade Davis. Edwards could be placed...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Maddon shows confidence in Edwards

Carl Edwards Jr. has struggled with his command, but his manager isn't convinced the problem is all physical.
8 days ago

Cubs won't back off Carl Edwards Jr. as he searches for 'that loving feeling'

Carl Edwards Jr. has had major control issues lately, but Joe Maddon and the Cubs have all the confidence in the world in their young flamethrower.
Via CSN Chicago
8 days ago

NASCAR: Big weekend for Carl Edwards at Kansas Speedway

Kansas City Kan. • Carl Edwards threw out the first pitch for the Kansas City Royals last season, and remembers walking back to the dugout afterward when one of the players pulled him aside. "It was so nerve-racking," Edwards recalled. "One of the pitchers looked at me and said, 'It's awfully lonely up there, isn't it?' And I said, 'Yes, sir!'" Probably as nerve-racking as the...
Via Jazz Notes
9 days ago

NASCAR: Dale Jr. And Carl Edwards Comment On Running In 2018

Carl Edwards walked away from NASCAR before the start of the 2017 season and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will walk away at the end of the 2017 season. However, that doesn’t mean that we won’t potentially see both of them on the track at some point in 2018. One of the biggest questions entering the off-season in NASCAR is going to revolve around the No. 88 machine at Hendrick Motorsports...
Via The Sports Daily
June 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Cubs, Brewers engage in dance-off during rain delay

The Chicago Cubs moved their bullpens from down the foul lines to under the outfield bleachers at Wrigley Field over the offseason, and we may have found a new benefit of the change: dance-offs!The relievers for each team showed off their dancing skills in the indoor bullpens on Saturday, before the game ended up being rained out. Maybe the best part of the dance-off was the reaction...
Via The Comeback
May 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Can Toyota carry their 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup success into 2017?

If Drake was to ever become a bandwagon fan in NASCAR, he’d be taking warm-up laps in a Camry. What a time to be alive for Toyota racing.2016 was a groundbreaking year for Toyota in many respects. They hope to take that momentum and carry it into 2017. In a sport where Ford and Chevrolet has dominated the scene for more than 30 years, Toyota secured its first-ever NASCAR Sprint...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carl Edwards Finishes 34th After Crash at Homestead

CUP: Carl Edwards discusses the restart that ended his championship hopes and reflects on his 2016 season.
Via FOX Sports
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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