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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Cubs Offense Rocks Cleveland – Cubs 17, Indians 0

Game Sixty-Three – Cubs 17, Indians 0 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1) LP – Shaun Marcum (3-2) Save – None The Cubs scored a season-high 17 runs on a season-high 18 hits while Tsuyoshi Wada and Yoervis Medina combined on a four-hit shutout as the Cubs blanked the Indians on Wednesday night. The Cubs have […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Could Use a Little Designated Hitting and Other News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs were flat Tuesday night coming off an unexpected day off and were shutout for the fifth time this season. Joe Maddon does not like off days for his young team. Even with taking three of four from the Reds, the Cubs scored a grand total of 16 runs during the five-game homestand after […]


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Indians Walk All Over Jake Arrieta – Indians 6, Cubs 0

Game Sixty-Two – Cubs 0, Indians 6 WP – Trevor Bauer (6-3) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-5) Save – None Jake Arrieta lasted only five innings and tied a career-high with six walks. The Indians first three runs scored on just one hit while the Cubs did nothing against Trevor Bauer. The Cubs dropped the […]


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Clutch Castro Comes Through Again – Cubs 2, Reds 1

Game Sixty-One – Cubs 2, Reds 1 – 11 innings WP – Brian Schlitter (1-2) LP – Burke Badenhop (0-2) Save – None For the second time in as many games, Starlin Castro delivered the game winning hit for the Cubs. Chris Coghlan doubled with one out in the 11th inning and scored when Castro smoked […]


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Walking Off with a Win in the Rain – Cubs 4, Reds 3

Game Sixty – Cubs 4, Reds 3 WP – Jason Motte (3-1) LP – Tony Cingrani (0-3) Save – None Starlin Castro delivered in the bottom of the ninth, a single to center that plated Kris Bryant as the Cubs walked off with a win over the Reds on Saturday night at the old ballyard. […]


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Defense Costs the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Fifty-Nine – Cubs 4, Reds 5 – 10 innings WP – J.J. Hoover (5-0) LP – Hector Rondon (3-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (13) On a chilly and rather dreary day at Wrigley Field, two errors was the difference Friday afternoon as the Cubs gave a game to the Reds in extra innings. Defense […]


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Cubs Play Longball, Bullpen Shuts Down the Reds – Cubs 6, Reds 3

Game Fifty-Eight – Cubs 6, Reds 3 WP – Travis Wood (3-2) LP – Michael Lorenzen (1-2) Save – Hector Rondon (11) Miguel Montero hit a three-run homer in the first inning. Dexter Fowler added a solo shot into the right field bleachers leading off the third and Kris Bryant doubled in Addison Russell in […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Offense Fire on All Cylinders and Blow Out the Tigers – Cubs 12, Tigers 3

Game Fifty-Seven – Cubs 12, Tigers 3 WP – Jake Arrieta (6-4) LP – Shane Greene (4-6) Save – None The Cubs hit two three-run home runs, one each by Chris Coghlan and Miguel Montero, and scored a season-high 12 runs and Jake Arrieta held the Tigers to a three-run homer by Yoenis Cespedes as […]


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Tigers Roll Over Jon Lester and the Cubs – Tigers 6, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-Six – Cubs 0, Tigers 6 WP – Anibal Sanchez (4-7) LP – Jon Lester (4-5) Save – None Jon Lester did not make it through the fifth inning as his struggles with the Tigers and Comerica Park continued Tuesday night. And Anibal Sanchez was allowed to put together the best start of his […]


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