Cubs Can’t Outhit the Mistakes – Marlins 6, Cubs 5

Game Sixty-Nine: Cubs 5, Marlins 6 WP – Sam Dyson (1-0) LP – Brian Schlitter (2-2, BS 2) Save – Steve Cishek (16) The Cubs gave Tuesday night’s game away. The defense committed two errors that led to Miami first three runs and Brian Schlitter was left in too long as the Cubs dropped the […]

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Wood Delivers in a Pinch – Cubs 5, Marlins 4

Game Sixty-Eight: Cubs 5, Marlins 4 – 13 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (3-5) LP – Jacob Turner (2-5) Save – James Russell (1) With two outs, Junior Lake on first base and the game tied at four in the 13th inning, Rick Renteria sent Travis Wood up to hit for Carlos Villanueva. And Travis Wood […]

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Wood Silences Phillies Bats in Finale – Cubs 3, Phillies 0

Game Sixty-Seven: Cubs 3, Phillies 0 WP – Travis Wood (7-5) LP – A.J. Burnett (4-6) Save – Neil Ramirez (3) Travis Wood put together his best start of the season and combined with Neil Ramirez on a three-hit shutout of the Phillies on Sunday afternoon, the Cubs fifth shutout of the year. The Cubs […]

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Phillies Rock and Roll Over Jackson – Phillies 7, Cubs 4

Game Sixty-Six: Cubs 4, Phillies 7 WP – David Buchanan (2-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (4-7) Save – Jonathan Papelbon (15) Edwin Jackson had another rough outing. Jackson could not complete five innings after the Phillies launched two home runs that accounted for four of the seven runs he allowed as the Cubs dropped the […]

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An A-Plus for Arrieta – Cubs 2, Phillies 1

Game Sixty-Five: Cubs 2, Phillies 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (2-1) LP – Roberto Hernandez (2-5) Save – Neil Ramirez (2) Jake Arrieta pitched seven innings of shutout ball and Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer with Anthony Rizzo along for the ride as the Cubs began the three-game series in Philadelphia with a win […]

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Cubs Go Scoreless in the Rain – Pirates 4, Cubs 0

Game Sixty-Four: Cubs 0, Pirates 4 WP – Edinson Volquez (4-5) LP – Jeff Samardzija (2-6) Save – None Thursday’s finale in Pittsburgh was delayed by rain two times, once prior to the first pitch for 20 minutes, and the other in the seventh inning for one hour and 15 minutes, but in the end […]

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A Hard Night for Hammel – Pirates 4, Cubs 2

Game Sixty-Three: Cubs 2, Pirates 4 WP – Brandon Cumpton (2-2) LP – Jason Hammel (6-4) Save – Jason Grilli (10) Jason Hammel had a bad night after rain delayed the start of the game for one hour and 38 minutes. The Cubs offense could not string together any hits against Brandon Cumpton and the […]

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Cubs Spoil the Pirates Party – Cubs 7, Pirates 3

Game Sixty-Two: Cubs 7, Pirates 3 WP – Travis Wood (6-5) LP – Casey Sadler (0-1) Save – None The Cubs snapped their two-game losing skid on Tuesday night at PNC Park and picked up a much-needed win outside of Wrigley Field. The offense pounded out 11 hits, six for extra bases, with Anthony Rizzo […]

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Cubs Road Struggles Continue in the Steel City – Pirates 6, Cubs 2

Game Sixty-One: Cubs 2, Pirates 6 WP – Charlie Morton (3-7) LP – Edwin Jackson (4-6) Save – None The Cubs ten-game road trip began on a bad note Monday night in Pittsburgh. The offense showed little if any patience against Charlie Morton while Edwin Jackson was too hittable once again. And the Cubs road […]

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Cubs Bullpen Giveth Away – Marlins 4, Cubs 3

Game Sixty: Cubs 3, Marlins 4 WP – Mike Dunn (5-3) LP – Pedro Strop (0-3, BS 1) Save – Steve Cishek (14) The bullpen had a rough afternoon and could not hold leads of 2-0 in the seventh and 3-2 in the eighth as the Cubs lost a one-run game at Wrigley Field on […]

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