Over Before It Started – Reds 9, Cubs 1

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 1, Reds 9 WP – Mike Leake (8-5) LP – Kyle Hendricks (4-5) Save – None Before Kyle Hendricks could record an out Wednesday afternoon, the Reds scored four runs and never looked back. The Cubs issues at the plate continued as the Reds took batting practice and pummeled Joe Maddon’s […]


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The Schwarber Game – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 5, Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Jason Motte (7-1) LP – Nate Adcock (1-2) Save – Justin Grimm (2) Kyle Schwarber tied the game at four with a two-run mammoth homer in the ninth and Schwarber delivered the game winner, a line drive solo homer to right in the […]


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Three Big Reds Homers Too Much for the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 4, Reds 5 WP – Ryan Mattheus (1-1) LP – Justin Grimm (1-3, BS 1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (19) The Cubs took a 4-3 lead into the sixth inning. A two-out walk to Todd Frazier put the tying run on base and Jay Bruce launched the Reds third home run […]


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Arrieta Stays Hot, Cubs Win Two of Three in Atlanta – Cubs 4, Braves 1

Game Ninety – Cubs 4, Braves 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (11-5) LP – Shelby Miller (5-6) Save – None Jake Arrieta pitched seven shutout innings. Jonathan Herrera drove in the first two runs with a two-out, bases loaded single in the second. Jorge Soler hit a solo home run in the third and Chris […]


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Lester Flirts with a No-No, Cubs Shutout the Braves – Cubs 4, Braves 0

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 4, Braves 0 WP – Jon Lester (5-8) LP – Manny Banuelos (1-1) Save – None Jon Lester took a no-hitter into the eighth inning after a decision by the official scorer, John Wilkinson, in the seventh changed the Braves only hit of the game to an error. Lester gave up […]


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Second Half Starts on a Sour Note – Braves 4, Cubs 2

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 2, Braves 4 WP – Arodys Vizcaino (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-5) Save – Jim Johnson (6) Pedro Strop gave up a two-out, two-run single to Eury Perez with the bases loaded in the eighth inning that was the difference Friday night in Atlanta as the Cubs lost the opener […]


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Trout and Fielder Lead Junior Circuit over Senior Circuit in Midsummer Classic – AL 6, NL 3

86th MLB All-Star Game – American League 6, National League 3 WP – David Price (1-0) LP – Clayton Kershaw (0-1) Save – None The American League beat the National League for the third straight year on Tuesday night in Cincinnati. Mike Trout led off the game with a home run, scored the go ahead run […]


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Jake Arrieta Pitches, Jake Arrieta Hits, Cubs Win – Cubs 3, White Sox 1

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 3, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (10-5) LP – Jose Quintana (4-9) Save – None Jake Arrieta did it all for the Cubs on Sunday afternoon. Arrieta tossed his second complete game of the season and faced just two over the minimum on the mound. At the plate, Arrieta […]


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Cubs Slide Continues – White Sox 5, Cubs 1

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 1, White Sox 5 WP – Chris Sale (8-4) LP – Jon Lester (4-8) Save – None The largest crowd of the season at Wrigley Field saw the Cubs drop their third game in a row. Jon Lester allowed two runs in the first inning and that is all the run […]


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Cubs Patience Doesn’t Pay Off – White Sox 1, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 0, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Petricka (3-2) LP – Hector Rondon (3-2) Save – David Robertson (19) The Cubs walked seven times but managed only three singles while the White Sox defense turned five double plays. And the only run in the game scored without a hit as the […]


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