Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.
Alex Wood opposes Jake Arrieta this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
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Jake Arrieta opposes Jake Peavy tonight at Fenway Park.
Jake Arrieta was perfect through six innings Tuesday before settling for a well-earned win.
Jake Arrieta retired his first 18 batters and struck out nine in seven impressive innings, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
Homer Bailey opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.
Jake Arrieta tossed seven innings of one-run ball and struck out a career-high 11.
Jake Arrieta opposes Nathan Eovaldi this afternoon at Marlins Park.
The big hits have often eluded the Cubs, but not on Tuesday in a comeback win against the Mets.
Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Zack Wheeler opposes Jake Arrieta tonight at Wrigley Field.
Tim Hudson handled the Chicago Cubs the way he has most hitters this season. Hudson turned in another vintage performance to start the season, tossing seven innings to lead the San Francisco Giants past the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Jake Arrieta opposes Tim Hudson at AT&T Park tonight.
Jake Arrieta opposes Eric Stults tonight at Petco Park.
Jake Arrieta opposes Adam Wainwright at Busch Stadium at 7:15 tonight.
Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro each went deep for the Cubs in a 12-5 win against the White Sox.
Scott Carroll was fighting himself for much of the night. That made the game much easier for the Chicago Cubs.
Jake Arrieta will oppose Scott Carroll at U.S. Cellular Field tonight.