Joe Maddon explains why he did not bring Wade Davis into Game 2

Joe Maddon gave us one of the great head-scratching decisions of the postseason when he opted not to pitch Wade Davis during a tie game on Sunday and instead let John Lackey pitch in a critical situation, which backfired.Jon Lester started for the Chicago Cubs in Game 2 of the NLCS and went 4.2 innings, allowing one run. Carl Edwards Jr. went 1.1 scoreless innings and was followed...
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October 15, 2017  |  Discuss

The Dodgers Walk it Off in an Unbelievable Game 2

And just like that, Justin Turner puts the Los Angeles Dodgers up two games to none in the National League Division Series against the Chicago Cubs.Let’s get right to that, shall we?Once again, the Cubs would strike first—this time with an Addison Russell homer off of starter Rich Hill in the fifth inning. But, this blast would be the only Blemish for Hill, who pitched one heckuva...
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October 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: National League Championship Series

The tables have turned in the upcoming edition of the National League Championship Series. In a rematch of last year’s NLCS pairing, the parallels are stunningly consistent. A year ago, the Cubs stood supreme as baseball’s best team, and held the home front down for the series. Now it is the Dodgers who are the beneficiaries of pole position in the NL, and are preparing to take on...
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October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Harper, Zimm Rally the Nats Late to even up NLDS

In Game 2 of the NLDS, the Chicago Cubs—already up one game—put lefty Jon Lester on the mound take take on Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals.Washington struck first with an opposite field solo shot from Anthony Rendon in the bottom half of the first. That would be it for a while.The Cubs would answer immediately with a solo homer off of the bat of Willson Contreras in the...
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October 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Hendricks Shines as Cubs Topple Nationals in Game 1

If you had said two years ago that Kyle Hendricks would be starting the NLDS opener and throwing seven innings of two-hit shutout baseball against one of the most potent offenses in the National League, most people would have said you were crazy.Now in 2017, Hendricks as a Game 1 starter is a bona fide reality. After winning the ERA title in 2016 and shining in the 2016 postseason...
Via The Sports Post
October 07, 2017  |  Discuss

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 in...
August 07, 2017  |  Discuss

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,...
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June 25, 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 Cup...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart 'excited about starting the next chapter' after final race

Tony Stewart got a lot of love this weekend in his final race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series prior to his retirement as a full-time driver.There was nothing remarkable about Stewart’s finish in Sunday’s season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He ran mid-pack most of the race and finished there, too, bringing home his No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet in 22nd...
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November 20, 2016

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.
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November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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