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.
New York Mets (7-5, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (7-9, fourth in the NL Central) Chicago; Wednesday, 7:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: David Peterson (1-1, 18.90 ERA, 3.30 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Cubs: Zach Davies (1-2, 33.75 ERA, 7.21 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Cubs +122, Mets -140; over/under is even BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets head to take on the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. The Cubs are 5-5 on their home turf.
Arrieta (3-1) allowed one run and three hits, struck out four and walked three. Wearing short sleeves on a cool, clear evening — the game-time temperature was 36 degrees — he also contributed to two runs at the plate. Battled, did a nice job of limiting damage," Arrieta said.