Defense Costs the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Fifty-Nine – Cubs 4, Reds 5 – 10 innings WP – J.J. Hoover (5-0) LP – Hector Rondon (3-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (13) On a chilly and rather dreary day at Wrigley Field, two errors was the difference Friday afternoon as the Cubs gave a game to the Reds in extra innings. Defense […]


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Cubs Play Longball, Bullpen Shuts Down the Reds – Cubs 6, Reds 3

Game Fifty-Eight – Cubs 6, Reds 3 WP – Travis Wood (3-2) LP – Michael Lorenzen (1-2) Save – Hector Rondon (11) Miguel Montero hit a three-run homer in the first inning. Dexter Fowler added a solo shot into the right field bleachers leading off the third and Kris Bryant doubled in Addison Russell in […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Offense Fire on All Cylinders and Blow Out the Tigers – Cubs 12, Tigers 3

Game Fifty-Seven – Cubs 12, Tigers 3 WP – Jake Arrieta (6-4) LP – Shane Greene (4-6) Save – None The Cubs hit two three-run home runs, one each by Chris Coghlan and Miguel Montero, and scored a season-high 12 runs and Jake Arrieta held the Tigers to a three-run homer by Yoenis Cespedes as […]


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Tigers Roll Over Jon Lester and the Cubs – Tigers 6, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-Six – Cubs 0, Tigers 6 WP – Anibal Sanchez (4-7) LP – Jon Lester (4-5) Save – None Jon Lester did not make it through the fifth inning as his struggles with the Tigers and Comerica Park continued Tuesday night. And Anibal Sanchez was allowed to put together the best start of his […]


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Cubs Bust Out the Bats, Take Three of Four from the Nationals – Cubs 6, Nationals 3

Game Fifty-Five – Cubs 6, Nationals 3 WP – Kyle Hendricks (2-2) LP – Jordan Zimmermann (5-3) Save – Jason Motte (1) The offense woke up and pounded out 14 hits behind a solid outing from Kyle Hendricks and four scoreless innings from the bullpen as the Cubs beat the Nationals on Sunday afternoon. The […]


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Hammel, Timely Hitting Top Nationals – Cubs 4, Nationals 2

Game Fifty-Four – Cubs 4, Nationals 2 WP – Jason Hammel (5-2) LP – Joe Ross (0-1) Save – Pedro Strop (2) Jason Hammel allowed two solo home runs in eight-plus innings and the offense scratched out four runs, three on two-out hits as the Cubs topped the Nationals on Saturday afternoon. Jason Hammel improved […]


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Anthony Rizzo, Cubs Offense Unable to Comeback from Wada’s Rough Start – Nationals 7, Cubs 5

Game Fifty-Three – Cubs 5, Nationals 7 WP – Tanner Roark (2-2) LP – Tsuyoshi Wada (0-1) Save – Drew Storen (18) Anthony Rizzo homered twice. Miguel Montero hit a solo shot in the sixth and the Cubs brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth. But Drew Storen caught Matt Szczur looking […]


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Cubs Pick Off the Nationals – Cubs 2, Nationals 1

Game Fifty-Two – Cubs 2, Nationals 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (5-4) LP – Gio Gonzalez (4-3) Save – Hector Rondon (10) David Ross picked off Clint Robinson from first base in what was a unbelievable end to the game. The Nationals had Hector Rondon on the ropes, Ross bailed out his pitcher and the […]


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Lester Gets Lit Up, Cubs Lose Series in Miami – Marlins 7, Cubs 3

Game Fifty-One – Cubs 3, Marlins 7 WP – Dan Haren (6-2) LP – Jon Lester (4-4) Save – None Jon Lester was hammered for six runs in five innings. Giancarlo Stanton and Jeff Baker hit back-to-back blasts off Lester in the fifth and the Marlins cruised to an easy win over the Cubs on […]


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Marlins Hand the Cubs a Loss – Marlins 5, Cubs 2

Game Fifty – Cubs 2, Marlins 5 WP – Brad Hand (1-1) LP – Kyle Hendricks (1-2) Save – A.J. Ramos (5) Kyle Hendricks gave up a pair of two-out doubles that accounted for all four runs he allowed. Giancarlo Stanton took Zac Rosscup deep in the seventh. Anthony Rizzo and Junior Lake doubled in […]


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