John Lackey RUMORS & NEWS

  • Maddon confident in Lackey, bats ahead of Game 4 "Long after the Cubs' 1-0 loss to the Indians in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night, a four-man crew of groundskeepers armed with shovels, rakes, trowels and buckets of dirt labored on the pitcher's mound at Wrigley Field. They were getting it ready for John Lackey, and with good..." October 29

  • Cubs activated RHP John Lackey from the 15-day disabled list

    Today's Knuckleball "The Chicago Cubs have officially activated right-handed pitcher John Lackey from the club’s 15-day disabled list, according to a statement released by the team on Sunday morning. The veteran hurler was originally placed on the 15-day disabled list back on Aug. 19 due to a shoulder issue. Now,..." September 04

  • John Lackey doesn't believe he'll need much time to return to Cubs rotation

    Chicago Tribune "John Lackey's ailing right shoulder immediately told him he wouldn't be able to start Tuesday night in San Diego. But the 37-year-old pitcher insisted he won't need much time to return to the Cubs rotation once his shoulder heals. "It's not going to take a whole lot of time to get ramped..." August 21

  • Cubs’ John Lackey says tight shoulder is “nothing crazy”

    MLB Daily Dish "When a pitcher hits his late thirties, the grinds and creaks start to get a little more audible. That’s not to say hurlers can’t be effective as they approach forty, just that baseball is a ravenous beast that feasts on human body parts. It’s not surprising to see a guy like John Lackey, 37 years..." August 15