Jordan Spieth throws out first pitch at Cubs game


The Chicago Cubs will be in from May 31-June 3, Yankees from June 8-10 and Los Angeles Dodgers from June 22-24.

Left-hander Jose Quintana (9-11, 4.32 ERA between the Cubs and Chicago White Sox) is scheduled to oppose rookie Mets right-hander Robert Gsellman (6-6, 5.44 ERA).

"Today I had too many walks, too many stressful innings", Gsellman said. Last night I got to hang out with some of the Cubs guys, the heroes of Chicago from what they did previous year winning the World Series. "I think everyone needs to start rallying around us more now instead of maybe panicking a little bit".

Kris Bryant's fourth-inning, three-run home run. "It happened to be a home run". Schwarber raced home, sliding under Dominic Smith's throw while Quintana reached first. The Mets swept the Cubs in the NLCS and also won each game of a four-game set at Citi Field last season. Quintana faced the Mets for the first time last season and took a hard-luck loss despite allowing one run and six hits over seven frames.

Bryant snapped his slump in a big way with his 26th homer, a three-run drive, and a sacrifice fly on Tuesday night.

Anthony Rizzo's recent numbers are nearly as sour as Bryant's.

"It was a really good night for us", he said. The first baseman was 1-for-5 with two strikeouts Tuesday, and he has nine hits in his past 40-at bats with no homers and six RBIs.

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"I hit the three bucket-listers for me there". Shortstop Addison Russell has been out since August 3 with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, and he isn't even running at full speed.

The Cubs can be a boom-or-bust offense and this lineup is far easier to navigate than last year's version.

"I tell everyone, take the positives out of everything to this point, where we are, coming after the greatest championship in sports history", Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said, a few hours before the Mets-Cubs series opener, referring naturally to the Cubs' 2016 World Series title, the franchise's first since 1908.

Harvey has allowed four or more runs in three of his last five starts and has an ERA over five with a batting average over.300 on the road. He missed six weeks because of a stress injury in his right shoulder blade. Their tentative schedule for next year has them opening March 29 at Miami and playing three games against the Marlins before moving on to Cincinnati for two, April 2 and 3.

In his first outing after the injury September 2, Harvey was hammered for seven runs in two innings at Houston.

NY recalled catcher Tomas Nido from Double-A Binghamton on Tuesday, but he didn't play. He was selected by NY in the eighth round of the 2012 draft.