John Lackey RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • John Lackey Is Exactly What's Wrong With Baseball

    The Big Lead "John Lackey has had a great career renaissance over the past few years. This season with the Chicago Cubs, he has had a really nice start going 4-2 with a 3.54 ERA in seven appearances. But on Wednesday night, the 37-year-old showed why he’s exactly what’s wrong with baseball right now. Lackey..." May 13

  • John Lackey has now defeated all 30 MLB teams

    Hardball Talk "Cubs starter John Lackey dazzled in Monday’s start against the Cardinals, tossing seven shutout innings on four hits and a walk with 11 strikeouts. He moves to 3-0 on the year with a 3.66 ERA and a 22/5 K/BB ratio in 19 2/3 innings. Lackey also finally defeated the Cardinals for the first time..." April 19