Jon Lester Shut ‘Em Out, Addison Russell Hit It Out – Cubs 1, Brewers 0

Game Twenty-One – Cubs 1, Brewers 0 WP – Jon Lester (1-2) LP – Wily Peralta (0-4) Save – Hector Rondon (5) Jon Lester pitched seven innings of shutout ball and Addison Russell went deep in the third inning as the Cubs hung on and beat the Brewers on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. […]


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Rough Night for Hendricks Turns into a Loss for the Cubs – Pirates 8, Cubs 1

Game Twenty – Cubs 1, Pirates 8 WP – Gerrit Cole (4-0) LP – Kyle Hendricks (0-1) Save – None The Cubs managed only one run against Pirates’ ace Gerrit Cole while Kyle Hendricks gave the Pirates too many opportunities on Wednesday night as the Pirates salvaged the finale of the three game series at […]


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And the Two-Out RBI Hits Just Keep on Coming – Cubs 6, Pirates 2

Game Nineteen – Cubs 6, Pirates 2 WP – Travis Wood (2-1) LP – Jeff Locke (2-1) Save – None The Cubs extended the winning streak to four games Tuesday night with a rather impressive win over the Pirates. The Cubs scored all six runs on two-out basehits from Addison Russell, Dexter Fowler, Junior Lake, […]


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Cubs Drop the Hammel on the Pirates – Cubs 4, Pirates 0

Game Eighteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 0 WP – Jason Hammel (2-1) LP – Vance Worley (2-2) Save – None Jason Hammel pitched eight shutout innings. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant drove in all four runs with three two-out hits as the Cubs beat the Pirates on Monday night at the old ballyard. Jason Hammel clearly […]


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Cubs Scratch Out a Sweep – Cubs 5, Reds 2

Game Seventeen – Cubs 5, Reds 2 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-1) LP – Anthony DeSclafani (2-1) Save – Hector Rondon (4) Miguel Montero drove in the first two runs. And Addison Russell delivered a bases clearing two-out double in the four-run fourth inning as the Cubs completed the two-game sweep over the Reds on […]


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Cubs and Reds Postponed Due to Rain, Make-Up Date Not Announced

After more than a four hour delay, the Cubs and Reds game scheduled for Saturday afternoon was postponed due to rain. A make-up date has not been announced. Saturday was the tenth time a game has been cancelled at Great American Ball Park, three of the 10 have been against the Cubs. Officially the Reds […]


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Cubs Step Up in Extras and Top the Reds – Cubs 7, Reds 3

Game Sixteen – Cubs 7, Reds 3 – 11 innings WP – Jason Motte (1-0) LP – Burke Badenhop (0-1) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the fourth and Chris Coghlan hit a solo homer in the seventh that tied the game at three. Jonathan Herrera singled in Rizzo with the […]


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Cubs Pen Melts Down in the Steel City – Pirates 5, Cubs 4

Game Fifteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 5 WP – Radhames Liz (1-1) LP – Brian Schlitter (0-2) Save – Mark Melancon (3) The Cubs settled for a split in Pittsburgh after the 4-1 lead the team built in the first five innings disappeared in the sixth inning. The Pirates scored three runs off Kyle Hendricks […]


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Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3

Close, But No Comeback – Pirates 4, Cubs 3 Game Fourteen – Cubs 3, Pirates 4 WP – Vance Worley (2-1) LP – Jason Hammel (1-1) Save – Tony Watson (1) Wednesday night in Pittsburgh went down to the last strike. After scoring three runs in the eighth to cut the Pirates lead to 4-3, […]


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Starlin Castro, Welington Castillo Complete Cubs Comeback – Cubs 9, Pirates 8

Game Thirteen – Cubs 9, Pirates 8 WP – Edwin Jackson (1-0) LP – Mark Melancon (0-1, BS 1) Save – Hector Rondon (3) The Comeback Cubs struck again Tuesday night in Pittsburgh. And for the fourth time on the young season the Cubs won a game in their last at bat. The Cubs entered […]


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