Hip Hip, Jorge! Soler Crushes Another Homer (VIDEO)

There was no doubt about this one as it left the stadium in left field.  The blast was Soler’s 7th with Iowa, and 14th on the season, not too bad conisdering he’s only had 198 at bats.  Enjoy.

 

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Pirates @ Cubs; Preview, Lineups

First game under the lights at Wrigley this season, and it should favor the pitchers as the temps are still struggling to find their average for this time of year.

Edwin Jackson gets the start for the Cubs, he is coming off a solid start in Pittsburgh where he ended the night with a no decision.  He will be opposed by Charlie Morton who carved up the Cubs in his first start but he settled for a no decision as well.  First pitch tonight is 7:05 PM CST, and the game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet Chicago.

Lineups!

PIRATES

[1] Marte – LF
[2] Snider – RF
[3] McCutchen – CF
[4] Alvarez – 3B
[5] Martin – C
[6] Walker – 2B
[7] Ishikawa – 1B
[8] Mercer – SS
[9] Morton – SP

CUBS

[1] Bonifacio – 2B
[2] Kalish – LF
[3] Rizzo – 1B
[4] Schierholtz – RF
[5] Valbuena – 3B
[6] Castro – SS
[7] Sweeney – CF
[8] Castillo – C
[9] Jackson – SP

 

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Highlights from Cubs Loss Today (Almora, Lake) (VIDEO)

The Cubs ninth inning today was, well, not worth talking about.  However, there were some good things that happened today, see below!

Albert Almora makes a great catch (just a bruised knee, he’s okay)

Junior Lake displays some huge power

Zeke DeVoss with an RBI single

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Javier Baez Goes Deep Again (VIDEO)

It’s been a fun night on MLB.tv as the Cubs future is teeing off on Mariners pitching.  Mike Olt has two solo home runs, and Javier Baez took aim at the scoreboard in left…

Here’s the link, I’ll embed once mlb.com cooperates..

Javier Baez Home Run

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