Hendricks Keeps the Padres in a Haze for First Complete Game Shut Out – Cubs 3, Padres 0

Game Forty – Cubs 3, Padres 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (1-1) LP – Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run homer in the first inning. Addison Russell smacked a solo shot in the seventh. And Kyle Hendricks completed the first shut out of his career as the Cubs took the […]


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Cubs Manufacture a Win – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Thirty-Nine – Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Justin Grimm (1-0) LP – Tyson Ross (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (9) Two of the Cubs three runs scored without a hit. Tsuyoshi Wada struck out a career-high nine batters in 4 2/3 innings. And the bullpen kept the Padres off the board the rest […]


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An Unearned Loss – Padres 4, Cubs 3

Game Thirty-Eight – Cubs 3, Padres 4 WP – Joaquin Benoit (4-1) LP – James Russell (0-1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (11) The Cubs committed three errors that led to three unearned runs for the Padres as the Cubs handed San Diego the first game of the series on Tuesday night. After going eight games […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Now That Was a Good Homestand, Roster Moves, Minor Updates and Videos

The Cubs wrapped up the best seven-game stretch the franchise has seen since 2008 on Sunday, even with the loss to the Pirates in the finale. Sunday was frankly one of those games a team loses during a long season. After sweeping the Mets, the Cubs won a 12-inning game Friday afternoon with an unbelievable […]


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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad – Pirates 3, Cubs 0

Game Thirty-Seven – Cubs 0, Pirates 3 WP – A.J. Burnett (3-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (4-4) Save – Mark Melancon (9) The Cubs managed only three hits over seven innings against A.J. Burnett. Jake Arrieta gave up one run in seven innings on a bloop double and a single. But on a day with […]


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Jon Lester Leads the Way, Cubs Win Sixth in a Row – Cubs 4, Pirates 1

Game Thirty-Six – Cubs 4, Pirates 1 WP – Jon Lester (4-2) LP – Gerrit Cole (5-2) Save – Travis Wood (1) Jon Lester limited the Pirates to one run over seven innings and and outdueled Gerrit Cole. Joe Maddon pieced together a bullpen that had Travis Wood pitching the ninth inning. Starlin Castro drove […]


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Cubs Win on an Unbelievable Finish to a Wild Day at Wrigley – Cubs 11, Pirates 10

Game Thirty-Five – Cubs 11, Pirates 10 – 12 innings WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Radhames Liz (1-3) Save – None It took five hours, one minute and 12 innings but the Cubs won for the fifth time in a row on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. There was a little déjà […]


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Rambling About the Cubs While Waving My Broom

Hello again, everybody! It is nice to be back, and it is even nicer to be writing about the Cubs sweeping a four-game series. And this was not a normal four-gamer; this was against the Mighty Mets who rode into town with an impressive 20-11 record. Well, thanks to the Cubbies you can add four […]


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Cubs Come All the Way Back and Sweep the Mets – Cubs 6, Mets 5

Game Thirty-Four – Cubs 6, Mets 5 WP – Pedro Strop (1-2) LP – Jon Niese (3-3) Save – Hector Rondon (8) Down 5-1 going in the bottom of the fifth, the Cubs scored four times with Matt Szczur, Addison Russell, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant driving in the runs to tie the game. Dexter […]


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Cubs Walk Off the Mets – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game Thirty-Three – Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Hector Rondon (2-0) LP – Carlos Torres (1-2, BS 1) Save – None After the Cubs tied the game in the eighth inning, Chris Coghlan worked a bases loaded walk in the ninth inning that forced in the winning run as the Cubs beat the Mets […]


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