On The Horizon: Cubs vs. Tigers series preview

The Cubs have a chance to take a pair from a not-very-good team.

Right now, I think I’d just be happy if the Cubs scored more than one run per game, and could score by means other than a solo homer.

Perhaps facing the Tigers will be the cure for the Cubs’ lack of offense.

I asked Ashley MacLennan, who writes for us here at BCB but who is also an editor at our SB Nation Tigers site Bless You Boys, to update us on the Tigers.

The Tigers are in rough shape. That they happen to be playing in one of the worst divisions in baseball has helped make it seem like they’re not doing too badly. Third place in the AL Central? Pretty good, right? Not so much. Being the third best team in a dismal division is hardly a bragging right as the Tigers go into this series with the Cubs with a 51-74 record. Oof.

Not helping them at all is a spate of recent injuries. Blaine Hardy, a reliever-turned-starter for the team, is on the DL, putting the Tigers in a predicament this past weekend as they juggled Triple-A players and ended up needing to pull out …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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