That contest will start a six-game road trip against the Brewers (April 1-4) and Detroit Tigers (April 5-7). The Twins will then host Seattle at Target Field for the home opener on April 8, part of a seven-game homestand vs. the Mariners (April 8-11) and Red Sox (April 12-15). Minnesota’s season-opening series in Milwaukee is part of the club’s 20 Interleague games vs. the National League Central Division in 2021.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 6:34 pm
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2021 schedule is out, and it features the Chicago Cubs visiting PNC Park in the home opener on Thursday, April 8. The Pirates will start the season in Chicago with a three-game series against the Cubs beginning Thursday, April 1. Then, the Bucs travel to Cincinnati for three more games before returning to Pittsburgh to play the home opener.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 6:24 pm
With the 2020 MLB season a couple of weeks away, Dalton Del Don reveals his list of 30 sleepers to target.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:23 pm
Kyle Schwarber will gladly accept any role manager David Ross presents him, including the designated-hitter duties that will be instituted in the National League for the shortened 60-game season. Schwarber has developed into an adequate left fielder since making the transition from catcher after the Chicago Cubs selected him in the first round of the 2014 draft.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:15 pm
Weather Applied Metrics has a contract with Marquee Sports Network to develop graphics that show the effect of the weather on the flight of balls for home games for the Chicago Cubs this summer – assuming there is a season amid the coronavirus pandemic. It is planning to install weather stations at Wrigley Field by the end of next week. ”The biggest thing that they’re doing with it is they’re positioning their outfielders,” said John Farley, the chief technology officer for Weather Applied Metrics.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 6:21 am
Kimbrel looking to bounce back after tough debut with Cubs
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:00 am
After taking a look at ADP results from Rounds 1-3, let’s run down the next three rounds of fantasy baseball drafts.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 7:53 pm
Northwestern’s game against Wisconsin scheduled for Nov. 7 at Wrigley Field in Chicago is being moved to Ryan Field because of uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Athletic director Jim Phillips cited the possibility of a limited crowd at the famed ballpark even if fans were allowed. In 2010, Northwestern played Illinois in the first college football game at Wrigley Field since 1938.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 6:39 pm
As baseball nears the two-week countdown to the start of its delayed season, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep more players, including Boston Red Sox projected opening day starter Eduardo Rodriguez, off the field. On Tuesday, one day after Major League Baseball released its 60-game schedule, there was continued evidence of the difficulties caused by the pandemic. The San Francisco Giants suspended workouts at Oracle Park as they awaited the results of weekend tests for the coronavirus.
Posted: July 8, 2020, 1:23 am
Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer explains a key ‘massive’ advantage in a shortened season if teams can take advantage of it in a COVID-19 baseball world.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 4:38 pm
If baseball can’t handle a holiday weekend, what’s going to happen when there’s a hurdle we weren’t expecting?
Posted: July 6, 2020, 8:52 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — To new manager David Ross, Wrigley Field looked as good as ever.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 11:42 pm
For baseball’s short season, Cole Hamels says short starts will work just fine. The Atlanta Braves’ new veteran left-hander just wants to make sure he posts quality innings, no matter how few they may be. Hamels said Friday he is feeling strong as the Braves opened their summer training for the delayed season.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 8:44 pm
Here’s what was happening with the Dodgers and Angels during spring training before the plug was pulled March 12 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 1:22 pm
Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued an emergency travel order Thursday that requires travelers visiting Chicago from states experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases to quarantine for two weeks. The White Sox say they aren’t expecting the order to impact their upcoming season.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 11:54 pm
A durable part of the Cubs’ pitching rotation, Jose Quintana is a doubt for the start of the season after an injury suffered washing dishes.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 9:40 pm
Baseball is back! The Chicago White Sox and Cubs reported to their ballparks Wednesday for the 2020 season, including a Cubs pitching coach who battled a severe case of COVID-19.
Posted: July 2, 2020, 12:24 am