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Take me out to the rooftop: Wrigley changes bring new looks

CHICAGO (AP) Top of the first, one out. It's a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins. Christian Yelich drives a 2-2 pitch from Jason Hammel to the second or third row in center field, prompting a groan from the fans inside Wrigley Field. At the Wrigley Rooftops' building down the right-field line, just beyond the famed...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Cubs claw past Brewers, 4-1

MILWAUKEE -- Jason Hammel beat Milwaukee for the seventh consecutive decision with his first win in almost two months and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the rebuilding Brewers 4-1 on Friday night. Hammel (6-5) improved to 7-0 in nine starts against Milwaukee and picked up his first victory since June 6. He allowed a run on six hits over 5 2/3 innings to beat...
Via AP on Fox
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cubs claw past Brewers, 4-1

MILWAUKEE -- Jason Hammel beat Milwaukee for the seventh consecutive decision with his first win in almost two months and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the rebuilding Brewers 4-1 on Friday night. Hammel (6-5) improved to 7-0 in nine starts against Milwaukee and picked up his first victory since June 6. He allowed a run on six hits over 5 2/3 innings to beat...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hammel, Rizzo lead Cubs past Brewers 4-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) Jason Hammel beat Milwaukee for the seventh consecutive decision with his first win in almost two months and Anthony Rizzo homered to lead the Chicago Cubs past the rebuilding Brewers 4-1 on Friday night. Hammel (6-5) improved to 7-0 in nine starts against Milwaukee and picked up his first victory since June 6. He allowed a run on six hits over 5 2-3 innings to beat...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cubs @ Brewers: Hammel vs. Jungmann (Game 102 Thread)

CHC (54-47): RHP Jason Hammel (5-5, 3.20) MIL (44-59): RHP Taylor Jungmann (5-2, 2.14) First pitch: 7:10pmCT Fowler# cf Schwarber* c Coghlan* lf Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Soler rf Castro ss Hammel p Russell 2b   Gennett* 2b Lucroy c Braun rf Lind* 1b Davis lf Peterson* cf Segura ss Herrera 3b Jungmann p   Hammel lost to the Phillies (3.2 IP, 6 ER) on Sunday. He’s only allowed...
Via Cub Reporter
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Brewers vs. Cubs

Now that Carlos Gomez has finally been traded, there's a good chance the Milwaukee Brewers' offensive woes could linger for at least one more night with Jason Hammel set to face them. Trying to record his first victory in almost eight weeks for the visiting Chicago Cubs, Hammel looks to remain undefeated against the reeling Brewers on Friday night. A day after a proposed deal that...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phillies @ Cubs: Nola vs. Hammel (Game 97 Thread)

PHI (36-63): RHP Aaron Nola (0-1, 1.50) CHC (51-45): RHP Jason Hammel (5-4, 2.82) First pitch: 1:20pmCT Hernandez# 2b Herrera* cf Franco 3b Howard* 1b Asche* lf Galvis# ss Brown* rf Rupp c Nola p   Fowler# cf Schwarber* c Bryant 3b Rizzo* 1b Soler rf Coghlan* lf Castro ss Hammel p Russell 2b Hammel gave up 1 ER in 5 innings for a no-decision in Cinci on Tuesday. He hasn’t...
Via Cub Reporter
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nola follows up debut as Phillies aim for sweep

Phillies rookie Aaron Nola is set to make his second career start when he takes on the Cubs in a bid for the sweep in Sunday's series finale. This time, he's hoping for some run support to come out on top against Jason Hammel.
Via Philly Sports Live
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hammel to pitch through 'lingering effect' of leg injury

Jason Hammel gave the Chicago Cubs five solid innings while pressing through lingering pain in his first start since suffering a first-inning leg injury on July 8.Hammel allowed just one earned run, and kept Chicago in position to win, which it did, ousting the Cincinnati Reds in 13 innings.It's the kind of quality start the Cubs are going to need down the stretch. Hammel, who wore...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs @ Reds: Hammel vs. Iglesias (Game 92 Thread)

CHC (49-42): RHP Jason Hammel (5-4, 2.86) CIN (41-49): RHP Raisel Iglesias (1-2, 5.90) First pitch: 6:10pmCT Fowler# cf Schwarber* c Bryant 3b Rizzo* 1b Soler rf Coghlan* lf Castro ss Hammel p Russell 2b   Phillips 2b Votto* 1b Frazier 3b Bruce* rf Pena# c Byrd cf Suarez ss Schumaker* lf Iglesias p Hammel (left hamstring tightness) departed after an inning against St. Louis...
Via Cub Reporter
10 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Stop ... Hammel time!

The Cubs made a big splash when they signed Jon Lester to a six-year, $155 million contract over the winter, and while Lester has pitched better lately, fellow free-agent acquisition Jason Hammel has been better. Hammel ranks fourth among starters in WHIP (0.95), 22nd in ERA (2.86) and T-32 in strikeouts (105).  Hammel left his July 8 start against the Cardinals after one inning...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs don't expect Hammel to miss turn in rotation

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs do not expect starter Jason Hammel to miss a turn in the rotation because of a hamstring problem. Hammel, 5-4 with a 2.86 ERA in 17 starts, left Wednesday's game against St. Louis because of tightness in his left hamstring. An MRI showed no major structural damage, and manager Joe Maddon has the right-hander penciled in to start at Cincinnati on July...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Vedder Leads Cubs in Song

Just a stone’s throw from Wrigley Field sits The Metro and Thursday night, the popular Windy City concert venue played host to the fourth annual Hot Stove Cool Music Chicago…a fundraiser to raise money for Cubs Charities and team president Theo Epstein’s Foundation To Be Named Later. Anyway, before the night was over, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder was joined on stage by several...
Via Hall of Very Good
22 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Cubs' Hammel exits early

Cubs SP Jason Hammel left Wednesday's start after one inning because of pain in his left hamstring. Hammel described the issue as a "sharp pain," and he'll get an MRI today. If he needs a trip to the DL, he'll be out for at least a week beyond the All-Star break. The timing could be worse, right? In other news ... Royals OF Alex Gordon left Wednesday's game with a left groin strain...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel exits start early with hamstring tightness

Jason Hammel has been great in the Chicago Cubs rotation this season, holding a 5-4 record to support an ERA of 2.89 on the season. It’s likely been the best season of the 32-year old veteran’s 10 year career, seeing as his career ERA is 4.46. He’s been a cog in what is the 4th best staff in the majors (ERA wise) and has helped the Cubs to a 46-37 record, which is currently...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs' Hammel exits start with hamstring tightness

After an efficient 12-pitch first inning, Cubs starter Jason Hammel was pulled from Wednesday's start with left hamstring tightness, according to MLB.com. As MLB.com wrote, “Hammel retired the side in order in the first, and appeared to pull up when Matt Carpenter hit a grounder to first baseman Anthony Rizzo for the second out.” (h/t MLB.com)Photo Credit: AP Photo/Nick Wass
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals @ Cubs: Wacha vs. Hammel (Game 84 Thread)

STL (54-30): RHP Michael Wacha (10-3, 2.66) CHC (46-37): RHP Jason Hammel (5-4, 2.89) First pitch: 7:05pmCT Pham cf Carpenter* 2b Peralta ss Heyward* rf Molina c Reynolds 3b Grichuk lf Johnson* 1b Wacha p   Fowler# cf Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Soler rf Castro ss Montero* c Coghlan* lf Hammel p Russell 2b Hammel is coming off of two straight losses and hasn’t won since June 6. Of...
Via Cub Reporter
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wacha can get Cardinals back on track after long day at Wrigley

The Chicago Cubs' nightmarish stretch against the St. Louis Cardinals finally came to an end with an impressive doubleheader sweep. Another victory Wednesday night would give the Cubs their first series victory against St. Louis this season, but Michael Wacha figures to pose plenty of problems in the finale of this four-game series. After losing five in a row and eight of the first...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Best pitching duels of the day: July 8

​ It’s a short but sweet day of pitching matchups on this baseball Wednesday. Check ’em out: Michael Wacha (STL) vs. Jason Hammel (CHC) 8:00 p.m. ET Wacha’s resurgent strikeout rate continued into his last start, as he fanned six San Diego Padres in seven innings in a tough-luck, 2–1 Cardinals loss. Wacha allowed just one run—a Jedd Gyorko solo shot in the seventh...
Via The Sports Post
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins 2, Cubs 1 (7/3/15)

OSS: Cubs offense continues to struggle, two runs feels like two hundred. Three up 1. Jason Hammel had a solid start, striking out five in seven innings and allowing four hits. Unfortunately two of those were solo home runs, but overall this was another solid outing that the  non-struggling version of this offense should have taken and run with. 2. Miguel Montero and Kris Bryant...
Via Obstructed View
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Journeyman Jason Hammel has found a home with the Chicago Cubs

After pitching for five different teams over nine seasons, it appeared as though Jason Hammel was never going to find a home in the big leagues. However, that all changed when the Chicago Cubs signed Hammel to a two-year deal worth $20 million in Dec. of 2014. It looked as though Hammel had already made Chicago his home in 2014, when he went 8-5 with a 2.98 earned run average in...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins rely on solo homers to beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1

On an afternoon in which both teams were relatively quiet on offense, the Miami Marlins relied on the long ball en route to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Friday. Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich put up the first run of the ball game in the top of the first inning with a solo home run to center field. Yelich has been hot at the plate as of late for the...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins @ Cubs: Koehler vs. Hammel (Game 78 Thread)

MIA (34-46): RHP Tom Koehler (6-4, 3.77) CHC (42-35): RHP Jason Hammel (5-3, 2.92) First pitch: 1:20pmCT Gordon* 2b Yelich* lf Hechavarria ss Bour* 1b Realmuto c Rojas 3b Gillespie cf Suziki* rf Koehler p   Fowler# cf Rizzo* 1b Bryant 3b Montero* c Denorfia rf Coghlan* lf Herrera# 2b Hammel p Russell ss Hammel, who moves ahead of Roach in the rotation, took the loss in rainy...
Via Cub Reporter
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Chicago Cubs Falter Against League’s Elite

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jason Hammel pauses after giving up an RBI double to St. Louis Cardinals’ Jason Heyward during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 28, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) The Major League Baseball season features many different trends during 162 games. There are winning streaks and losing trends. There are moments when batters...
Via The Sports Journal
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs @ Cardinals: Hammel vs. Martinez (Game 74 Thread)

CHC (39-34): RHP Jason Hammel (5-2, 2.65) STL (50-24): RHP Carlos Martinez (8-3, 2.89) First pitch: 7:05pmCT Fowler# cf Bryant 3b Rizzo* 1b Montero* c Castro ss Coghlan* lf Denorfia rf Hammel p Russell 2b   Wong* 2b Carpenter* 3b Peralta ss Heyward* rf Grichuk lf Molina c Scruggs 1b Jay* cf Martinez p Hammel was stellar against the Dodgers on Tuesday, keeping LA off the board...
Via Cub Reporter
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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