Arrieta Dominates for Eight, Cubs use Big Sixth Inning to Beat the Mets – Cubs 6, Mets 1

Game Thirty-Two – Cubs 6, Mets 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (4-3) LP – Noah Syndergaard (0-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta allowed one run while striking out a season-high 10 batters in eight innings. Starlin Castro doubled in Jorge Soler with the first of the game as part of a four-run sixth inning. Chris […]


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Bryant and Rizzo Jacks Back Lester – Cubs 4, Mets 3

Game Thirty-One – Cubs 4, Mets 3 WP – Jon Lester (3-2) LP – Jacob deGrom (3-4) Save – Hector Rondon (7) Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back jacks in the first inning. Addison Russell added a two-out RBI single in the fourth and Jon Lester notched his fourth straight quality start as the […]


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Back to Even – Brewers 3, Cubs 2

Game Thirty – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 – 11 innings WP – Michael Blazek (3-0) LP – Jason Motte (1-1) Save – None Miguel Montero gave the Cubs the lead with a solo homer in the sixth. Anthony Rizzo doubled in the tying run in the eighth. But Jason Motte loaded the bases in the […]


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Bryant Blasts Off in Blowout Loss to Brewers – Brewers 12, Cubs 4

Game Twenty-Nine – Cubs 4, Brewers 12 WP – Kyle Lohse (2-4) LP – Travis Wood (2-2) Save – None Kris Bryant launched his first big league homer, a three-run shot in the third inning that gave the Cubs a 3-2 lead. Travis Wood, Edwin Jackson and Phil Coke gave up 11 runs in the […]


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Respect, Hustle and Power Lift Cubs Over Brewers – Cubs 7, Brewers 6

Game Twenty-Eight – Cubs 7, Brewers 6 WP – Jason Hammel (3-1) LP – Jimmy Nelson (1-3) Save – None Dexter Fowler, Anthony Rizzo, Jorge Soler and Starlin Castro hit tape measure home runs on Friday night but it was Addison Russell and Kris Bryant’s hustle in the ninth inning that was the difference as […]


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Lackey Too Much for Cubs in Finale – Cardinals 5, Cubs 1

Game Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Cardinals 5 WP – John Lackey (2-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (3-3) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (10) Jake Arrieta didn’t have it while John Lackey allowed just one run in 7 2/3 innings as the Cubs dropped the series finale to the Cardinals on Thursday afternoon. The Cubs were not […]


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Cubs Finally Close One Out in St. Louis – Cubs 6, Cardinals 5

Game Twenty-Six – Cubs 6, Cardinals 5 WP – Jon Lester (2-2) LP – Lance Lynn (1-3) Save – Hector Rondon (6) The Cubs’ 25 and under club drove in all six runs and Jon Lester allowed one earned run in seven innings as the Cubs hung on and finally beat the Cardinals on Wednesday […]


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Cubs Pitching Can’t Slow Down the Cardinals – Cardinals 7, Cubs 4

Game Twenty-Five – Cubs 4, Cardinals 7 WP – Mitch Harris (1-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-1) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (9) For the second night in a row the Cubs built a lead just to see the Cardinals comeback and tie the game. And the bullpen could not keep the Cardinals off the board […]


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Cubs Get No Relief, Give One Back to the Cardinals – Cardinals 10, Cubs 9

Game Twenty-Four – Cubs 9, Cardinals 10 WP – Miguel Socolovich (2-0) LP – Pedro Strop (0-2) Save – Seth Maness (2) There are no two ways about it Monday was a difficult night and a bad loss for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs had an 8-4 lead as late as the sixth inning before […]


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Cubs Unable to Strop Aramis Ramirez and the Brewers – Brewers 5, Cubs 3

Game Twenty-Three – Cubs 3, Brewers 5 WP – Will Smith (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (0-1) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (4) Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and Jason Hammel drove in runs, but the offense continued to struggle putting the ball in play while Aramis Ramirez drove in three of the Brewers five runs and […]


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