It's fair to say the stakes will be high. The playoff-tested Cubs are going for their third straight NL Central title. If the Cubs lose they will face that team Tuesday night at Wrigley Field. Cardinals: RHP Bud Norris (tight left hamstring) was unavailable, Shildt said. Jesse Chavez pitched two outstanding innings in the sixth and seventh, but Joe Maddon's bullpen melted down when he left the game.
The man who hasn't given up his quest for a new contract chimed in on the Instagram post. "Get right bro bro [Earl Thomas]!" Thomas' injury highlighted the reason Bell has not reported to work and already left more than $3.4 million on the table by not signing his $14.54 million franchise tender - Bell would make $855,000 per game if he signs the franchise tag .
The Cubs , Brewers , Dodgers and Rockies all won in blowouts Sunday, setting up a pair of tiebreaker games Monday. Because the Los Angeles Dodgers and Colorado Rockies will also play a tiebreaker game to decide the NL West, the Cubs-Brewers game will start at 1:05 p.m.
There was no confirmation on what exactly the injury was, but trainers put an air cast on his left leg before he was taken off the field. "I don't know anything about that ", Seattle coach Pete Carroll said when asked about the gesture. While it seemed like the Seahawks came close to trading him to Dallas this off-season, no deal was completed and Thomas ended his holdout to return to the team's lineup in week one.
The Cubs will play in the wild-card game Tuesday at Wrigley Field against the Rockies , Dodgers or Cardinals . Events unfolded in weird fashion. If not, either Colorado or LA will be the wild-card. Wednesday just slightly simplified the wildcard situation. Yes, it will be an interesting weekend.
The boss went on to say he wanted to play Martial but nonetheless criticised the Frenchman for failing to properly observe his defensive duties. Despite their problems, United are clear favourites with bet365 pricing them at 4/6 (1.66 ) to record their second win in the tournament this season.