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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Samardzija Smoked, Rizzo Ejected, Cubs Blown Out – Brewers 9, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-Four: Cubs 0, Brewers 9 WP – Kyle Lohse (7-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-5) Save – None The Cubs had a bad day in Milwaukee and will have Monday’s off day to think about another embarrassing performance at Miller Park. Jeff Samardzija lasted just three innings, the shortest outing of his career. Anthony […]

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Rizzo and the Cubs Hammel the Brewers – Cubs 8, Brewers 0

Game Fifty-Three: Cubs 8, Brewers 0 WP – Jason Hammel (6-3) LP – Wily Peralta (4-5) Save – None The Cubs bounced back with an impressive win on Saturday afternoon after being embarrassed on Friday night. Jason Hammel threw seven more innings of shutout ball at Miller Park while Anthony Rizzo drove in the Cubs […]

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Brewers Bash Wood and Mash the Cubs – Brewers 11, Cubs 5

Game Fifty-Two: Cubs 5, Brewers 11 WP – Marco Estrada (5-2) LP – Travis Wood (5-5) Save – None Travis Wood had his worst outing in a Cubs’ uniform and three pitches into the game the Cubs were down 2-0. The Brewers hit around in the first inning and scored five times. Wood lasted only […]

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Two Hits are Better Than None – Giants 5, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-One: Cubs 0, Giants 5 WP – George Kontos (1-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (3-5) Save – None The Cubs were shut out for the second consecutive game and lost the series to the Giants on a day it appeared the team’s no-hit streak would come to an end. John Baker broke up the […]

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