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11-9, 3rd in NL Cent

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant will see the Cubs team doctor on Thursday when they return home from their road trip looking for some final clearance to play. At the same time, Joe Maddon said it was "pretty much" up to Bryant when he returns as he's missed almost 3 full games after getting hit by a pitch in the helmet on Sunday. Maddon made it clear he's "not concerned" and indicated best case scenario is Bryant is indeed in the lineup Thursday night v Milwaukee. The team says he's still "under evaluation" though he passed all tests after getting hit.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant is not in the starting lineup once again after getting hit in the helmet by a pitch on Sunday in Colorado. The Cubs are taking it day by day until he feels ready.


Anthony Rizzo, Cubs first baseman

David Kaplan and Jordan Cornette talk with Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo about returning to Cleveland for the first time since the 2016 World Series victory.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs finally had a starting pitcher make it into the 7th inning this season, becoming the last team in baseball to accomplish that feat. Tyler Chatwood was pulled after 6+ so technically they still haven't had a pitcher throw more than 6 innings but at least he got there. Cubs starters have averaged 5 innings per start this season before Tuesday's game against the Indians.

Happ has himself a day, homers to left (0:25)
Schwarber goes yard twice vs. Indians (0:44)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Schwarber likes Cleveland. He made his ML debut here in 2015 and famously helped the Cubs win the World Series in 2016 after returning from a season long knee injury. He's gone deep twice tonight in the Cubs return to this park for the first time since Game 7. His first home run had en exit velocity of 117.1, the fastest for a Cubs since Statcast began tracking and the fifth highest in baseball this season. His second home run was a towering shot out to right. Schwarber has never had a 3 home run game. His batting average after the long balls is now .317.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kris Bryant will sit out Tuesdays game after getting hit in the helmet by a pitch on Sunday in Colorado. He took batting practice in Cleveland on Tuesday and the Cubs determined he needed another day, though he passed all concussion related tests. Tommy La Stella will play third base in his place.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Addison Russell discuss returning to Clev for the first time since the Cubs won the World Series.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Addison Russell is doing better after having an allergic reaction to shellfish which was mislabeled in the Rockies visiting clubhouse on Sunday. Many players thought it was like orange chicken. Russell went to the hospital for an IV and immediately felt better.

Cubs return to Cleveland, where World Series curse ended (2:17)
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Cubs' Russell: OK to play after allergic reaction

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell said he should be able to play Tuesday despite having to stay overnight in Denver on Sunday due to an allergic reaction to a postgame spread.

Maddon hopeful Bryant will be okay (1:05)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon give the news that Kris Bryant should be ok after he got hit in the head with a pitch from German Marquez in the first inning of the Cubs win over the Rockies on Sunday.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Javy Baez react to his disagreement with the Rockies DJ LeMahieu after Baez blocked LeMahieu from stealing catcher's signs while LeMahieu was on second base during Sunday's 9-7 Cubs win.


Arenado out at plate in game-ending replay reversal

Nolan Arenado was initially called safe when he tried to score on a bases-loaded pitch that bounced to the backstop, then was ruled out on a video review that ended a 9-7 win for the Chicago Cubs over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2643rd
On Base Percentage.3502nd
Slugging Percentage.4434th
Earned Run Average4.0415th
Quality Starts8Tied-25th