Second Half Starts on a Sour Note – Braves 4, Cubs 2

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 2, Braves 4 WP – Arodys Vizcaino (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-5) Save – Jim Johnson (6) Pedro Strop gave up a two-out, two-run single to Eury Perez with the bases loaded in the eighth inning that was the difference Friday night in Atlanta as the Cubs lost the opener […]


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Trout and Fielder Lead Junior Circuit over Senior Circuit in Midsummer Classic – AL 6, NL 3

86th MLB All-Star Game – American League 6, National League 3 WP – David Price (1-0) LP – Clayton Kershaw (0-1) Save – None The American League beat the National League for the third straight year on Tuesday night in Cincinnati. Mike Trout led off the game with a home run, scored the go ahead run […]


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Jake Arrieta Pitches, Jake Arrieta Hits, Cubs Win – Cubs 3, White Sox 1

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 3, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (10-5) LP – Jose Quintana (4-9) Save – None Jake Arrieta did it all for the Cubs on Sunday afternoon. Arrieta tossed his second complete game of the season and faced just two over the minimum on the mound. At the plate, Arrieta […]


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Cubs Slide Continues – White Sox 5, Cubs 1

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 1, White Sox 5 WP – Chris Sale (8-4) LP – Jon Lester (4-8) Save – None The largest crowd of the season at Wrigley Field saw the Cubs drop their third game in a row. Jon Lester allowed two runs in the first inning and that is all the run […]


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Cubs Patience Doesn’t Pay Off – White Sox 1, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 0, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Petricka (3-2) LP – Hector Rondon (3-2) Save – David Robertson (19) The Cubs walked seven times but managed only three singles while the White Sox defense turned five double plays. And the only run in the game scored without a hit as the […]


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Cubs Can’t Close Out the Comeback – Cardinals 6, Cubs 5

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 5, Cardinals 6 WP – Miguel Socolovich (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (25) With the Cubs leading 5-4 and two outs in the ninth, Pedro Strop walked Matt Carpenter on four pitches. Strop got ahead of Jhonny Peralta 1-2. Strop did not execute his […]


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Cubs Take Two from the Cardinals – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Seth Maness (3-1, BS 2) Save – Jason Motte (5) The Cubs took advantage of Cardinals mistakes in the nightcap of the day-night doubleheader, scored three runs in the seventh inning and held on to beat the Cardinals to complete the […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Knock Off the Cardinals – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4 WP – Jake Arrieta (9-5) LP – Tyler Lyons (2-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta kept the Cardinals off the board for the first six innings while the offense built an early 3-0 lead on a two-run single by Chris Denorfia and a bases loaded walk by Jorge Soler. […]


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Same Story, Different Game – Cardinals 6, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-One – Cubs 0, Cardinals 6 WP – John Lackey (7-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-7) Save – None The Cubs seemingly have not had one thing go their way against the Cardinals this season and the trend continued Monday night. Jon Lester was hung with the loss after taking a no-hitter into the […]


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Hendricks Finishes Off the Fish – Cubs 2, Marlins 0

Game Eighty – Cubs 2, Marlins 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (4-4) LP – Mat Latos (3-6) Save – Jason Motte (4) Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball, Chris Coghlan scored on a wild pitch in the first inning and drove in Chris Denorfia in the eighth as the Cubs beat the […]


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