Cubs Manufacture a Win – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Thirty-Nine – Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Justin Grimm (1-0) LP – Tyson Ross (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (9) Two of the Cubs three runs scored without a hit. Tsuyoshi Wada struck out a career-high nine batters in 4 2/3 innings. And the bullpen kept the Padres off the board the rest […]


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An Unearned Loss – Padres 4, Cubs 3

Game Thirty-Eight – Cubs 3, Padres 4 WP – Joaquin Benoit (4-1) LP – James Russell (0-1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (11) The Cubs committed three errors that led to three unearned runs for the Padres as the Cubs handed San Diego the first game of the series on Tuesday night. After going eight games […]


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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad – Pirates 3, Cubs 0

Game Thirty-Seven – Cubs 0, Pirates 3 WP – A.J. Burnett (3-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (4-4) Save – Mark Melancon (9) The Cubs managed only three hits over seven innings against A.J. Burnett. Jake Arrieta gave up one run in seven innings on a bloop double and a single. But on a day with […]


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Jon Lester Leads the Way, Cubs Win Sixth in a Row – Cubs 4, Pirates 1

Game Thirty-Six – Cubs 4, Pirates 1 WP – Jon Lester (4-2) LP – Gerrit Cole (5-2) Save – Travis Wood (1) Jon Lester limited the Pirates to one run over seven innings and and outdueled Gerrit Cole. Joe Maddon pieced together a bullpen that had Travis Wood pitching the ninth inning. Starlin Castro drove […]


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Cubs Win on an Unbelievable Finish to a Wild Day at Wrigley – Cubs 11, Pirates 10

Game Thirty-Five – Cubs 11, Pirates 10 – 12 innings WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Radhames Liz (1-3) Save – None It took five hours, one minute and 12 innings but the Cubs won for the fifth time in a row on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. There was a little déjà […]


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Cubs Come All the Way Back and Sweep the Mets – Cubs 6, Mets 5

Game Thirty-Four – Cubs 6, Mets 5 WP – Pedro Strop (1-2) LP – Jon Niese (3-3) Save – Hector Rondon (8) Down 5-1 going in the bottom of the fifth, the Cubs scored four times with Matt Szczur, Addison Russell, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant driving in the runs to tie the game. Dexter […]


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Cubs Walk Off the Mets – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game Thirty-Three – Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Hector Rondon (2-0) LP – Carlos Torres (1-2, BS 1) Save – None After the Cubs tied the game in the eighth inning, Chris Coghlan worked a bases loaded walk in the ninth inning that forced in the winning run as the Cubs beat the Mets […]


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Arrieta Dominates for Eight, Cubs use Big Sixth Inning to Beat the Mets – Cubs 6, Mets 1

Game Thirty-Two – Cubs 6, Mets 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (4-3) LP – Noah Syndergaard (0-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta allowed one run while striking out a season-high 10 batters in eight innings. Starlin Castro doubled in Jorge Soler with the first of the game as part of a four-run sixth inning. Chris […]


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Bryant and Rizzo Jacks Back Lester – Cubs 4, Mets 3

Game Thirty-One – Cubs 4, Mets 3 WP – Jon Lester (3-2) LP – Jacob deGrom (3-4) Save – Hector Rondon (7) Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back jacks in the first inning. Addison Russell added a two-out RBI single in the fourth and Jon Lester notched his fourth straight quality start as the […]


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Back to Even – Brewers 3, Cubs 2

Game Thirty – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 – 11 innings WP – Michael Blazek (3-0) LP – Jason Motte (1-1) Save – None Miguel Montero gave the Cubs the lead with a solo homer in the sixth. Anthony Rizzo doubled in the tying run in the eighth. But Jason Motte loaded the bases in the […]


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