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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That’s Five Ws In a Row – Cubs 5, Marlins 2

Game Fifty-Nine: Cubs 5, Marlins 2 WP – Jeff Samardzija (2-5) LP – Randy Wolf (1-2) Save – Pedro Strop (2) The Cubs won their fifth game in row Saturday afternoon behind an excellent outing from Jeff Samardzija and seven extra basehits. Junior Lake went yard twice, Emilio Bonifacio hit his first longball of the […]

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Rizzo Delivers a Walk-Off in Extras – Cubs 5, Marlins 3

Game Fifty-Eight: Cubs 5, Marlins 3 – 13 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (2-5) LP – Kevin Slowey (1-1) Save – None Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning and the Cubs walked off the field at the old ballyard with their fourth straight win. It took 13 innings but […]

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Cubs Stepped Right Up and Swept the Mets – Cubs 7, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs 7, Mets 4 WP – Justin Grimm (2-2, BS 1) LP – Vic Black (1-1) Save – Neil Ramirez (1) Travis Wood and Anthony Rizzo homered and Junior Lake hit a two-run triple as the Cubs completed the three-game sweep over the Mets on Thursday night. The three-game sweep is the first […]

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Castro Cues Cubs Comeback, Bullpen Beats the Mets – Cubs 5, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs 5, Mets 4 WP – Edwin Jackson (4-5) LP – Dana Eveland (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (7) The Cubs fought back from an early deficit, tied the game at four on a two-run single by Starlin Castro in the fifth and Anthony Rizzo scored the would be winning run on a […]

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Cubs Wiggle Out with a Walk-Off Win – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game Fifty-Five: Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Hector Rondon (1-1) LP – Scott Rice (1-2) Save – None For the first time this season, the Cubs were able to walk off the field with a victory. Nate Schierholtz drove in Anthony Rizzo with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth for the […]

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