Schwarber, Bryant and Two-Out Runs Knock Off the Reds – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 5, Reds 4 WP – Fernando Rodney (1-0, 6-5) LP – Burke Badenhop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Hector Rondon (25) Kyle Schwarber stepped in with two outs, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 4-3 in the seventh inning. Schwarber annihilated a 3-2 pitch from Reds’ […]

A Rather Grimm Night for the Cubs – Reds 13, Cubs 6

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 6, Reds 13 WP – Ryan Mattheus (2-4) LP – Justin Grimm (2-4, BS 2) Save – Aroldis Chapman (26) The Cubs scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and took a 5-3 lead into the sixth. Justin Grimm served up two, two-run homers in the sixth. […]

Amazing Jake! Arrieta No Hits the Dodgers – Cubs 2, Dodgers 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 2, Dodgers 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (17-6) LP – Alex Wood (9-9) Save – None Jake Arrieta snapped the Cubs skid Sunday night by putting his name in the history books. Jake Arrieta no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers and completed one of the most dominating performances in franchise […]

Cubs West Coast Woes Continue, Drop Fourth in a Row – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (5-1) LP – Jon Lester (8-10) Save – Kenley Jansen (27) The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the seventh. The offense did not capitalize against Mat Latos and give Jon Lester a little breathing room. Lester was unable […]

Too Much Swing and a Miss – Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Dodgers 4 WP – Clayton Kershaw (11-6) LP – Jason Hammel (7-6) Save – Kenley Jansen (26) Anthony Rizzo hit a long homer over the center field wall in the fourth and tied the game at one. Jason Hammel lost his command in the sixth. The Dodgers scored […]

Cubs Have No Answers for Bumgarner – Giants 9, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 1, Giants 9 WP – Madison Bumgarner (16-6) LP – Dan Haren (8-9) Save – None Starlin Castro doubled in Anthony Rizzo for the first run of the game in the second inning. The Giants scored five unanswered runs off Dan Haren in two innings. Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 […]

Cubs Streak Snapped by The Bay – Giants 4, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs 2, Giants 4 WP – Jake Peavy (4-6) LP – Kyle Hendricks (6-6) Save – Santiago Casilla (31) Kris Bryant singled in two runs in the first inning with a two-out clutch hit off Jake Peavy. Kyle Hendricks settled down after a rough first inning. Hendricks ran into trouble […]

Three Homers Power Cubs Past the Giants – Cubs 8, Giants 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs 8, Giants 5 WP – Jake Arrieta (16-6) LP – Matt Cain (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (24) Kyle Schwarber launched a three-run homer in the third inning. Miguel Montero smacked a two-run shot in the fourth and Starlin Castro hit a mammoth solo home run in the sixth […]

Bryant Goes Boom and Walks Off the Indians – Cubs 2, Indians 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 2, Indians 1 WP – Hector Rondon (5-2) LP – Zach McAllister (3-4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped in with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the game tied at one. Bryant lifted the first pitch from Zach McAllister out to right. The ball carried […]

Cubs Hammel and Sweep the Braves – Cubs 9, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 9, Braves 3 WP – Jason Hammel (7-5) LP – Matt Wisler (5-4) Save – None Kris Bryant, Dexter Fowler, Miguel Montero and Kyle Schwarber all went deep Sunday. The Cubs hit five home runs, two by Kris Bryant and the first four to the opposite field and completed […]