A Harden Days Night – Cubs 7 Padres 1

Game One Hundred-Eighteen – Cubs 7 Padres 1 WP – Rich Harden (8-7) LP – Mat Latos (4-3) Save – None The Cubs ended their six-game losing streak in San Diego behind a dominant performance by Rich Harden … and a lot of offense. The Cubs equaled their run total from the first five games […]

An Ugly Night … An Ugly Loss – Cubs 5 Phillies 12

Game One Hundred-Twelve – Cubs 5 Phillies 12 WP – Pedro Martinez (1-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-2) Save – None Wednesday night was an ugly, ugly game for more than one reason. Not only did the Chicago Cubs forget to show up once again, a so-called ‘fan‘ tossed a cup full of beer onto […]

More Rocky Mountain Lows than Highs – Cubs 5 Rockies 11

Game One Hundred-Ten – Cubs 5 Rockies 11 WP – Jorge De La Rosa (10-8) LP – Tom Gorzelanny (4-2) Save – None The Cubs completed the 10-game, three-city trip with a disappointing 4-6 record after losing the wrap around series to the Rockies. Tom Gorzelanny could not follow up his solid debut and left […]

Frustrated Incorporated – Cubs 5 Rockies 11

Game One Hundred-Nine – Cubs 5 Rockies 11 WP – Jason Hammel (7-6) LP – Randy Wells (8-5) Save – None Three errors, two more unearned runs, an ejected manager and only five runs on a season-high 17 hits … just another day at the park for the Chicago Cubs. Hitting the ball was not […]

Zver Before Z First Pitch – Cubs 2 Rockies 6

Game One Hundred-Seven – Cubs 2 Rockies 6 WP – Ubaldo Jimenez (9-9) LP – Sean Marshall (3-7) Save – None The Cubs long weekend got off to a very bad start when Carlos Zambrano was scratched fifteen minutes before game time with a stiff lower back. Zambrano could not complete his warm ups and […]

CCO Radio…Talkin’ Cubs in the Middle of a Long Road Trip

The CCO Radio returns on one of the few off days remaining on the Cubs’ schedule. After a disappointing loss on Wednesday night, the Cubs open a huge four-game series on Friday in Colorado. Friday also begins a stretch of 17 in a row without a day off that includes games against the Rockies, Phillies, […]

Gregg Ggives It Up Again – Cubs 2 Marlins 3

Game One Hundred-Three – Cubs 2 Marlins 3 WP – Brendan Donnelly (2-0) LP – Kevin Gregg (4-3, BS 5) Save – None The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the ninth thanks to Jake Fox’s eighth home run of the year, a solo shot in the top of the inning off […]

It’s Never E-Z … Cubs Zurvive Another Wild Night in Miami – Cubs 9 Marlins 8

Game One Hundred-Two – Cubs 9 Marlins 8 – 10 innings WP – Kevin Gregg (4-2, BS 4) LP – Leo Nunez (3-4) Save – Aaron Heilman (1) Derrek Lee to the rescue once again … The former Marlin turned an ugly night for the Chicago Cubs into a win with his 21st home run […]

Marmol’s Wild Night in Miami – Cubs 2 Marlins 5

Game One Hundred-One – Cubs 2 Marlins 5 WP – Brendan Donnelly (1-0) LP – Carlos Marmol (2-2) Save – Leo Nunez (9) The Cubs long 10-game road trip began on a sour note Friday night at Land Shark Stadium. The difference in the game ended up being one team’s patience … and it wasn’t […]

Winning Streak Ends with a Dud – Cubs 6 Astros 11

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 6 Astros 11 WP – Jeff Fulchino (4-3) LP – Angel Guzman (2-2) Save – None The Chicago Cubs’ five-game winning streak came to an end after a long, bizarre night at Wrigley Field. The Astros scored 11 runs on 17 hits and pounded the Cubs’ pitching staff the entire night […]