Tuesday night’s game was a breath of fresh air after the struggles of the early season for the Cubs. Jake Arrieta had a solid outing on a cold night, allowing only one run over five innings of work. The bullpen wasn’t particularly dominant, dealing with traffic all night long, but held the Mets scoreless over the game’s final four innings.
New York Mets left-hander David Peterson followed one of the rougher starts of his brief major-league career with arguably his best in his most recent outing. As Peterson aims to keep improving entering Wednesday night's game against the host Chicago Cubs, one attribute stands out above all to Mets manager Luis Rojas. Poise.
on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a Cubs-centric look at baseball’s past. Here’s a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along as we review select snapshots from the big picture of Chicago Cubs and Major League Baseball history. Today in baseball history: 1887 - Joe McCarthy is born in Philadelphia.