Before the game, Loyola's men's basketball team shared the spotlight and the beloved Sister Jean tossed out a ceremonial first pitch.
Meanwhile, the Cubs are 20-8 in their last 28 during game one of a series and 36-15 in their last 51 home games following a road trip of seven or more days.
But if the Pirates are going to get off on the right foot in Chicago this season, they will need more solid pitching efforts like the one they got from their ace on Sunday. While they posted only a trio of runs in their 3-0 win over the Brewers on Sunday, the Cubs produced 20 runs in their four-game series against Milwaukee. With AP Photos.The Chicago Cubs' home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates has been postponed a day because of snow. This will be the third "home opener" the Pirates have played in.
Phil Mickelson leaves Augusta with regrets Given his performances on tour this year and some of his shots last night, many still hold out hope of one last hurrah. The lefty has always been known for his golfing prowess, and is one of the best iron players in the world.
The Cubs will be without All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Monday.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon told reporters he would rather sit Rizzo on Monday with an off day coming Tuesday than to make matters worse. "I can't play tomorrow and set myself back 10 days or 5-6 days".
Chicago will be bringing out RHP Tyler Chatwood on Monday. Rizzo was to have been re-evaluated Tuesday morning before the Cubs determined it best to place him on the DL.
"I think all of us are ready to get to Miami", he said.
Maddon is a big proponent of giving players rest - like "American Legion Week" - and is always calling for his guys to reduce the amount of batting practice and other stuff they have to do on a daily basis. He struck out four and has held Pittsburgh, posting a 1.50 ERA in two career starts versus the Buccos.
The Chicago Cubs have pushed back the scheduled start time for their home opener because of a steady snowfall over Wrigley Field. Chatwood allowed one earned run, four hits and six walks in six innings in his first start against Cincinnati while striking out four.
Trade Tensions Weigh on Crude Prices After the Easter break, oil prices started the week on a weaker note as geopolitical development exacerbated operational concerns. The API report also showed a build for gasoline for the week-ending March 30 of 1.123 million in gasoline stockpiles.
Rather, Minoli wrote , his office has a "long-standing practice" of referring such inquiries to the EPA inspector general. Likewise, the letter calls reports of Pruitt sidelining employees concerned over ethics "extremely concerning".
Doctors say the case report should make other health care providers aware that RCVS can be brought on by eating chili peppers . Brain scans five weeks afterwards showed the man's arteries had returned to their normal width and the headaches had subsided.
The hundreds of injuries over the past two Fridays of protest have further strained Gaza's already embattled health system. A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds.
The tech giant plans to hold a groundbreaking ceremony Monday at the 350-acre plant site along the Tennessee River in Bridgeport. Google also said its Jackson County data center will feature state-of-the-art energy efficiency.
If the Security Council fails to act then the Palestinian side could take the issue to the wider UN General Assembly, he added. Palestinian UN Ambassador Riyad Mansour told reporters at UN headquarters in NY that the USA rejection is very irresponsible.
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One video shared by activists showed bodies of about a dozen children, women and men, some with foam at the mouth. Security Council will meet twice on Monday following rival requests by Russian Federation and the United States.
They now have 71 points with six games remaining. "City has been fantastic here all season, but we stepped up and won the game". The Argentine was denied a potentially brilliant equalizer by an excellent save from David de Gea in the 89 minute.
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That was the highest turnout figure at that time since at least 1998. "From here I will go and take part in mobilizing voters". Orban is expected to continue his economic policies, with income tax cuts and incentives to boost growth, analysts have said.
Ms Doody went missing in March this year and was later tracked to the Indian city of Patiala, where she lives with her boyfriend. Family and friends of the Harts told detectives the family traveled together and was rarely apart, the sheriff's office said.
Lesnar Re-signs with WWE, Putting UFC Return on Hold
He even delivered a skull-crushing final from the second rope but Balor delivered a Coup de Grace to make sure he didn't win. Well.it can be said that it was WWE's worst kept secret but then again, a WrestleMania moment, is a WrestleMania moment.
Vanuatu and China deny holding military base talks
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman dismissed the report as " fake news " and referred reporters to Vanuatu's denial. Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop had earlier acknowledged heightened Chinese interest in the Pacific.
Hernandez Goal Earns Point For West Ham At Chelsea
Thibaut Courtois has made a welcome return to the Chelsea side for a Premier League derby date with London rivals West Ham. "We did well in the first half apart from the goal which was really poor", Hart told Sky Sports .
U.S. sanctions Russian oligarchs, government officials
State Department, said the latest sanctions are unlikely to deter the Kremlin unless Trump formally condemns Putin. The post United States Slams Sanctions Against Putin Over Spy Row appeared first on Channels Television .
Car drives into crowd in Germany, several dead
Earlier, the Interior Ministry said four people had died, but officials have since revised the total number of dead down to three. She added "everything conceivable is being done to investigate the crime and support the victims and their relatives".