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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/26/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs (73-51) vs. Giants (66-59) Game Time – 9:15pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet, ESPN – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 183, 844 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Kyle Hendricks (6-5, 4.03/1.23/3.45) vs. Jake Peavy (3-6, 4.35/1.29/4.03) The Cubs look for two in […]


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Kyle Schwarber Batting Leadoff, Addison Russell Returns to Cubs Starting Lineup

Joe Maddon posted a different lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Giants. With Dexter Fowler getting a night off, Maddon has Kyle Schwarber leading off and playing left field. Maddon is sticking with Starlin Castro, batting him behind Schwarber and starting at second base. Addison Russell returns to the starting lineup after missing two games. Russell […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Hit the Road, Going Back to Cali and Other News and Notes

The Cubs wrapped up the seven-game homestand in dramatic fashion Monday with a 2-1 win over the Indians in the make-up game thanks to an excellent outing from Jon Lester and the walk-off oppo blast from Kris Bryant. The Cubs are 21 games over .500 after completing the first 20-4 stretch for the franchise since […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place Jorge Soler and Jason Motte on 15-Day DL, Recall Tommy La Stella and Zac Rosscup from Iowa

The Cubs announced four roster moves Monday morning and updated Addison Russell’s status. The Cubs placed OF Jorge Soler on the 15-day DL with a left oblique strain. Soler could be out about a month. The injury happened late in Sunday’s game and he had an MRI on Sunday night. Jason Motte was placed on […]


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The Daily CCO: Make-Up Monday, Kris Bryant and Cubs News and Notes

When the schedule came out, Monday was a day off for the Cubs to make the trip to San Francisco for the start of a six-game road trip with the Giants and Dodgers. After rain cancelled the game on June 15 with the Indians, the two teams decided to make-up the game on the mutual […]


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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 […]


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Four Home Runs Lift the Cubs to Third Straight Win – Cubs 9, Braves 7

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 9, Braves 7 WP – Pedro Strop (2-6) LP – Edwin Jackson (2-2) Save – Hector Rondon (23) Miguel Montero led off the eighth inning with the game tied at seven and gave the Cubs the lead for good. Montero hit a solo homer to left center off Edwin […]


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