MILWAUKEE — Right from the start, Kyle Hendricks just didn’t feel right. As soon as he threw his first warmup pitch before the bottom of the first inning against the Brewers on Tuesday, Hendricks felt some pain in his right shoulder. That never went away, and as can be seen from the drop in his average velocities across the board,…...
Keegan Thompson has said all year that he's not worried about his role on the Cubs. He's just focused on coming in when he's called upon to get people out.
With injuries opening up a spot in the rotation, though, he'll get the chance to get those people out as a starter.
Happy Monday, folks!
We're heading into a new week, which means I've got another set of my Monday thoughts for you to dig into this morning. It was a wild weekend as far as roster movement goes, but none of that shuffling made up for the 0-5 week the Cubs experienced.
Things just aren't looking up for Chicago right now, whether it's on the field (the team starts the new week with a three-game series in San Diego), in the trainer's room (Marcus Stroman is on the injured list and Justin Steele left Sunday's game early with an ailment) or on the transaction list (Frank Schwindel is now with the Iowa Cubs).
So OK, let's really get into it.
Here they are, everyone, my Monday morning Cubs thoughts (the May 9 edition).
Hey, Chicago, what do ya say? We’ve gotta figure out who the Cubs will bring with them to Opening Day. Well folks, it’s a cold April 1 and people are getting pranked all over for April Fools’ Day, but here at the CHGO office, we’re preparing for a completely different holiday coming in just six days. The long wait is…