Jamie Mellor

Jamie Mellor

MLB Correspondent


I am a lifelong Cubs and Bears fan (among various other sports and teams). I have been playing fantasy since the 1990's (I don't actually remember the exact year). I am excited to be doing this, and hope along the way I manage to help a few of you out with my updates.

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Brandon Morrow hopes to return in September photo
Brandom Morrow threw from a mound for the first time since July 20 on Saturday. He still has several steps to complete and is hoping he can return in early September.
Ben Zobrist with a HR Saturday versus Pittsburgh photo
Ben Zobrist went 2-for-4 Saturday versus the Pirates. He would hit a solo HR to score the only run the Cubs got in the game. It was his ninth HR of the season.
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Tyler Chatwood allows three runs Saturday versus Pittsburgh photo
Tyler Chatwood went two innings plus a few batters Saturday versus the Pirates. He allowed three runs and took the loss in the 3-1 loss.
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Kyle Schwarber with game-winning HR Friday versus Pittsburgh photo
Kyle Schwarber went 1-for-2 with two walks Friday versus the Pirates. He would hit a solo HR which served as the only run in the 1-0 victory. It was his 21st of the season.
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Jesse Chavez earns first save with the Cubs Friday versus Pittsburgh photo
Jesse Chavez came in with the Cubs holding a narrow 1-0 lead. He walked the first batter to put two men on but would induce a double-play to earn the save. The Cubs turned a record-tying seven double-plays in the game.
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Cole Hamels allows no runs Friday versus Pittsburgh photo
Cole Hamels went seven innings Friday versus the Pirates. He would allow no runs and the Cubs have won all four games he has started.
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Yu Darvish to have first rehab outing on Sunday photo
Yu Darvish has progressed to the point where he is now scheduled to make his first rehab outing on Sunday. The Cubs say they will take it start to start in their evaluation of Darvish but that three would likely be the maximum.
Ian Happ with a key HR Thursday versus Pittsburgh photo
Ian Happ went 1-for-4 Thursday versus the Pirates. His lone hit was the decisive blow as his solo HR was the only score in a 1-0 victory. The HR was his 13th of the season.
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Pedro Strop earns his 10th save Thursday versus Pittsburgh photo
Pedro Strop threw a scoreless ninth inning Thursday versus the Pirates. He would earn his 10th save of the season.
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Jon Lester allows no runs Thursday versus Pittsburgh photo
Jon Lester went six innings Thursday versus the Steelers. He would allow no runs while tying his season-high with eight strikeouts.
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