Cubs Scratch Out Seventh Straight Win – Cubs 1, Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs 1, Brewers 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (8-7) LP – Tyler Wagner (0-2) Save – Hector Rondon (30) Kyle Hendricks set down the first 16 batters he faced Saturday night. Hendricks surrendered just one hit over six innings. And the bullpen picked up where Hendricks left off. The Cubs […]

Twenty-Two Wins for Arrieta, Thirty Over for the Cubs – Cubs 6, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Sixty – Cubs 6, Brewers 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (22-6) LP – Ariel Pena (2-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta completed his historic second half with six shutout innings. Arrieta faced three over the minimum and recorded his 22nd win of the season. Anthony Rizzo homered and drove in three runs. […]

Cubs Hold Off the Reds, Win All Three in Cincinnati – Cubs 5, Reds 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 5, Reds 3 WP – Jason Hammel (10-7) LP – John Lamb (1-5) Save – Hector Rondon (29) Austin Jackson launched a three-run homer in the third. Anthony Rizzo doubled in a run and Chris Denorfia added a run scoring infield single in the fifth. Jason Hammel pitched five […]

Jackson, Castro Drive the Action Behind Big Night from Lester – Cubs 10, Reds 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs 10, Reds 3 WP – Jon Lester (11-12) LP – Anthony DeSclafani (9-13) Save – None Austin Jackson drove in a career-high five runs. Starlin Castro homered and doubled in a run. Jon Lester was on base twice, started a two-out rally in the third, scored a pair of […]

Haren Takes Care of Business, Cubs Top the Reds – Cubs 4, Reds 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 4, Reds 1 WP – Dan Haren (10-9, 3-2) LP – Josh Smith (0-3) Save – Travis Wood (3) Dan Haren tossed 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball as Cubs’ pitchers allowed just three hits and an unearned run. The Cubs scored four times in the first inning with Tommy […]

Cubs Walk-Off Wrigley with an Extra Innings Win – Cubs 1, Royals 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six – Cubs 1, Royals 0 – 11 innings WP – Fernando Rodney (7-5, 2-0) LP – Miguel Almonte (0-2) Save – None Chris Denorfia pinch-hit for Fernando Rodney to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning Monday night. Denorfia launched the first pitch from Miguel Almonte into the bleachers in […]

Jake Dominates and Rakes, Cubs Shutout the Pirates – Cubs 4, Pirates 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Five – Cubs 4, Pirates 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (21-6) LP – A.J. Burnett (9-6) Save – None Jake Arrieta took a perfect game into the seventh inning and hit an opposite field home run in the second inning. Arrieta gave up a single to Gregory Polanco leading off the seventh, […]

Cubs Blanked Before Celebrating Post-Season Berth – Pirates 4, Cubs 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 0, Pirates 4 WP – Francisco Liriano (12-7) LP – Jason Hammel (9-7) Save – None The Cubs managed four hits Saturday and were shutout for the 10th time on the season. And Jason Hammel served up a three-run homer to Jordy Mercer in the fifth inning as the […]

Cubs Rally Falls Short, Lose Opener to Pirates – Pirates 3, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 2, Pirates 3 WP – Gerrit Cole (18-8) LP – Jon Lester (10-12) Save – Mark Melancon (51) The Pirates took a 3-1 lead into the ninth. Chris Denorfia led off with a double. Starlin Castro tripled to right with one out. Denorfia scored and the Cubs had the […]

Cubs Can’t Change the Pace – Brewers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two – Cubs 1, Brewers 4 WP – Zach Davies (2-2) LP – Kyle Hendricks (7-7) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (35) Kyle Hendricks was charged with three runs in six-plus innings. Jorge Soler launched a solo home run in the seventh. The Cubs could not mount a comeback off the Brewers bullpen […]