One of Those Days – Dodgers 4, Cubs 0

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 WP – Carlos Frias (5-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-6) Save – None If it could go wrong for the Cubs Thursday it did in front of the biggest crowd of the year at Wrigley Field. And the four-game series ended with a disappointing loss to the Dodgers. […]


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Two Dodgers Dingers Too Much for Hendricks and the Cubs – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game Seventy – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (3-1) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-4) Save – Kenley Jansen (10) Kyle Hendricks served up a pair of home runs that accounted for four of the Dodgers’ five runs on the night. Mike Bolsinger baffled the Cubs during his short outing before turning the […]


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Pitching, Defense and Deno – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0

Game Sixty-Nine – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0 – 10 innings WP – Jason Motte (5-1) LP – Joel Peralta (1-1) Save – None Chris Denorfia delivered in the bottom of the 10th inning with the bases loaded and one out. Denorfia pulled a 1-2 pitch from Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen into the gap in left center. […]


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Bryant, Szczur Supply the Thunder in Cubs Win over Kershaw – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2 WP – Travis Wood (4-3) LP – Clayton Kershaw (5-5) Save – Jason Motte (2) Kris Bryant hit two home runs, a two-run shot to right off Clayton Kershaw in the third and a solo blast to left in the eighth inning. And Matt Szczur took Kershaw deep […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Winning in the Majors, Monitoring the Minors, Rumors and More Rumors

The Cubs made it a good three days after all in Minneapolis. Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester did their jobs on the mound with Arrieta delivering a gem as the Cubs took two of three from the Twins at Target Field. Anthony Rizzo had a huge weekend and Starlin Castro bounced back from a not-so-good […]


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Arrieta Goes the Distance, Cubs Win Series with Twins in Grand Fashion – Cubs 8, Twins 0

Game Sixty-Seven – Cubs 8, Twins 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (7-5) LP – Kyle Gibson (4-6) Save – None Jake Arrieta settled in after a shaky first inning and pitched a gem. Arrieta allowed just four hits over nine sensational innings. Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo gave Arrieta an early lead before Kyle Schwarber […]


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Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs on MLB Network Radio

Jed Hoyer joined Casey Stern and Jim Bowden on Inside Pitch (MLB Network Radio) last Thursday after the Cubs rather impressive 17-0 win in Cleveland. Hoyer talked about the plans for Kyle Schwarber and why he is going to stay at catcher and not move to the outfield. Addison Russell may be playing second base, […]


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Starlin Castro Delivers in Extras, Cubs Win in Ten – Cubs 4, Twins 1

Game Sixty-Six – Cubs 4, Twins 1 – 10 innings WP – Jason Motte (4-1) LP – Blaine Boyer (2-3) Save – Hector Rondon (12) With the game tied at one in the 10th inning, the Twins walked Chris Coghlan to load the bases with one out. Starlin Castro ripped the first pitch from Blaine Boyer […]


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Too Many Mistakes, Too Many Errors – Twins 7, Cubs 2

Game Sixty-Five – Cubs 2, Twins 7 WP – Phil Hughes (5-6) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-3) Save – None The Cubs simply did not look like a team prepared to play a baseball game Friday at Target Field. Physical and mental mistakes set the tone in the first inning and the Cubs handed the […]


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Cubs Get Caught Looking After the Rain Delay, Lose to the Indians – Indians 4, Cubs 3

Game Sixty-Four – Cubs 3, Indians 4 WP – Zach McAllister (2-2) LP – Travis Wood (3-3) Save – Bryan Shaw (1) Kyle Schwarber smacked a two-run homer to left and tied the game at three in the fifth before rain delayed the game for an hour and 16 minutes. When play resumed, the Cubs […]


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