Jake Arrieta Shelled at Coors Field – Rockies 13, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred Twelve: Cubs 4, Rockies 13 WP – Jordan Lyles (6-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-3) Save – None Jake Arrieta had a bad night. Arrieta gave up a season-high nine runs on a career-high 13 hits as the Rockies took it to the Cubs on Wednesday night. The Cubs had two different […]

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A Baez Blast Beats the Rockies in Extra Innings – Cubs 6, Rockies 5

Game One Hundred Eleven: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – 12 innings WP – Hector Rondon (3-3, BS 4) LP – Boone Logan (2-2) Save – Carlos Villanueva (2) Welcome to the Big Leagues Javier Baez … Javier Baez led off the top of the 12th with the game tied at five in search of his first […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, Option RHP Blake Parker to Iowa

The Cubs made two roster moves Tuesday prior to the opener of the three-game series at Coors Field. The Cubs selected the contract of INF Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa, added him to the 40-man roster and placed him on the 25-man active roster. Javier Baez is in the Cubs starting lineup for Tuesday night. […]

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Cubs Called Up Javier Baez to The Show, Set to Make Big League Debut Tuesday

As the headlines and reports stated Monday afternoon, It’s Javy Time. Javier Baez has been called up to the big leagues and is expected to be in the lineup Tuesday night in Denver when the Cubs open the three-game series against the Rockies. Javier Baez will reportedly start at second base, with Starlin Castro at […]

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Cubs Walk Out of LA with a Series Win – Cubs 7, Dodgers 3

Game One Hundred Ten: Cubs 7, Dodgers 3 WP – Edwin Jackson (6-11) LP – Josh Beckett (6-6) Save – None The Cubs played one of their better games of the season Sunday afternoon at Dodger Stadium. Edwin Jackson limited the Dodgers to two runs in six innings. Chris Coghlan had a huge day that […]

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The Daily CCO: Extra Innings, Cubs Prioritizing Pitching and Other News and Notes

The Cubs played free baseball for the third time in five games Saturday night and all of the extra innings and lack of quality starts are showing on the bullpen arms. The relievers look tired and the numbers over the last month prove the point. The Cubs made it a priority early in the season […]

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Dodgers Hanley the Cubs Another Extra Innings Loss – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred-Nine: Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 – 12 innings WP – Jamey Wright (4-2) LP – Blake Parker (1-1) Save – None It took extra innings for the third time in five days to decide the outcome of a Cubs game. And for the second time the Cubs ended up on the losing end […]

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Hendricks Stars in Cubs Win Over the Dodgers – Cubs 8, Dodgers 2

Game One Hundred-Eight: Cubs 8, Dodgers 2 WP – Kyle Hendricks (2-1) LP – Dan Haren (8-9) Save – None Kyle Hendricks returned to Los Angeles and beat his hometown team Friday night. Hendricks limited the Dodgers to two runs, one earned, on four hits while collecting two hits of his own and driving in […]

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Cubs Month In Review – July

The month of July as a Chicago Cubs fan has had more ups and downs than the rides at Great America. They’ve made a few major trades, brought up the first of their highly touted prospects, sent down one of their others, and had their worst monthly pitching performance and their best hitting p performance. […]

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Rambling About the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. It is August 1, and I must say, I think Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer had themselves quite a July. They added multiple players to the farm system’s top-20 list while promoting many of the big names to their respective next level. The dog days may begin in August, but Cubs fans […]

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