Chicago’s 4-3 win in 16 innings took 6 hours, 27 minutes to complete — the longest game in franchise history.
Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.
Jorge De La Rosa opposes Edwin Jackson tonight at Wrigley Field.
The Yankees are in search of rotation depth after a string of injuries.
Tyson Ross opposes Edwin Jackson tonight at Wrigley Field.
Edwin Jackson opposes Trevor Cahill tonight at Chase Field.
Edwin Jackson opposes Mike Leake tonight at Great American Ballpark.
Edwin Jackson opposes Clay Buchholz tonight at Fenway Park.
Matt Latos opposes Edwin Jackson tonight at Wrigley Field.
Charlie Morton opposes Edwin Jackson this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Daisuke Matsuzaka will oppose Edwin Jackson tonight at Wrigley Field.
Edwin Jackson opposes Tim Lincecum at AT&T Park this afternoon.
Edwin Jackson opposes Tim Stauffer tonight at Petco Park.
Hector Noesi opposes Edwin Jackson at Wrigley Field tonight.
The Cubs were held to just five hits on the afternoon.
The Cubs’ bullpen has blown four of its six save chances.
There aren’t many long-tenured stalwarts or stars for the Cubs, but the chemistry is still clicking.
The Cubs left 19 runners on Wednesday and have gone 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position in their first two games. Yet first-year manager Rick Renteria is remaining positive.
Samardzija isn’t worried about the inclement weather that may await in Pittsburgh.
The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.