Bryant’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning was the difference.
The Cubs are hoping a stable of hot prospects and a tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night will help fans forget and forgive the big mess at Wrigley Field.
“This is a game, man, and we must try to enjoy it more,” Montero says.
The Cubs report to Mesa this Thursday, while the White Sox report to Glendale this Friday.
Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.
Looking for an upgrade in catching and left-handed hitting, Chicago traded for Arizona catcher Miguel Montero.
Montero had 72 RBIs last season and is considered a strong defensive catcher.
The Diamondbacks are considering moving Miguel Montero.
The Cubs were held to just five hits on the afternoon.
Arizona scored five times in the ninth to steal the victory.
For the second time this season, Chris Rusin was called up from the minors after the Cubs dealt a pitcher, and helped lead the Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
David DeJesus and Starlin Castro, the top two players in the Chicago Cubs’ batting order, had four hits apiece on Saturday night. And neither table-setter scored.
Jeff Samardzija thought he pitched well enough to win. Except for two pitches, he probably would have.
The Arizona Diamondbacks came home and created a new way to celebrate big hits. Now that “The Snake” has started rolling, there may be no stopping it.
By gametime, I won’t be surprised to see that Adam Dunn and Randy Wells have been added to the rosters. I was initially taken aback by Aramis Ramirez’s decision yesterday to turn down an All-Star invitation, but now I’m with him.