Well, That’s It Boys … Great Season! Cubs Lose Game 4 of NLCS – Mets 8, Cubs 3

National League Championship Series Game 4 – Cubs 3, Mets 8 WP – Bartolo Colon (1-0) LP – Jason Hammel (0-1) Save – None The Cubs season came to an end Wednesday night as the Mets completed the four-game sweep of the NLCS and advanced to the World Series. The Cubs were unable to slow […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Just Have to Show Up and Win

The Cubs are on the brink of elimination from the postseason after Tuesday’s loss in Game 3. It’s easy to say, but the Cubs just have to keep playing baseball. This team hasn’t quit all season and had the right perspective following Tuesday’s game. The Cubs are focused on winning Wednesday and extending the series. […]

Too Many Mistakes, Cubs Give the Mets Game 3 of the NLCS – Mets 5, Cubs 2

National League Championship Series Game 3 – Cubs 2, Mets 5 WP – Jacob deGrom (1-0) LP – Trevor Cahill (0-1) Save – Jeurys Familia (3) The Cubs defensive issues caught up with them Tuesday night and it cost them Game 3 of the National League Championship Series. The Cubs gave the Mets too many […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – NLCS Game 3 – 10/20/15

National League Championship Series Game 3: Cubs (97-65, 0-2) vs. Mets (90-72, 2-0) Game Time – 7:07pm CDT Coverage – TV: TBS – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 89 (Cubs), 844 (Cubs), 184 (Mets), 80 (National) and ESPN Radio Location – Wrigley Field Kyle Hendricks (8-7, 3.95/1.16/3.36) vs. Jacob deGrom (14-8, […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Down, But Not Out and Other News

The Cubs are down 0-2 in the NLCS after Sunday’s disappointing loss. The Cubs have a chance to regroup Monday before Game 3 on Tuesday at Wrigley. This team has not gone away quietly all season and won’t start now. Absolutely nothing went the Cubs way for two days in New York. While the Mets […]

Cubs Can’t Dig Out of Early Hole, Lose Game 2 of NLCS – Mets 4, Cubs 1

National League Championship Series Game 2 – Cubs 1, Mets 4 WP – Noah Syndergaard (1-0) LP – Jake Arrieta (0-1) Save – Jeurys Familia (2) Jake Arrieta gave up three runs in the first inning and was lifted after five innings with the Cubs down 4-0. Kris Bryant doubled in Dexter Fowler in the […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Not Panicking after One Game

Game 1 of the NLCS did not go the Cubs way. Jon Lester had a bad night and admitted he let his teammates down. When the Cubs were able to square up Matt Harvey the ball was hit right at a fielder while the ball seemed to drop in every time the Mets put it […]

A Dark Knight for Lester and the Cubs in Game 1 of NLCS – Mets 4, Cubs 2

National League Championship Series Game 1 – Cubs 2, Mets 4 WP – Matt Harvey (1-0) LP – Jon Lester (0-1) Save – Jeurys Familia (1) Jon Lester had a rough night while the offense could not get on track against Matt Harvey. Lester served up two home runs, allowed four runs in 6 2/3 […]

How the Cubs Hitters have Performed against the Mets Pitchers

The NLCS has numerous storylines beyond the history between the Cubs and Mets. The series was immediately billed as a match-up between the Cubs’ young power hitters and the Mets’ young power pitchers. Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Jorge Soler, Starlin Castro and Javier Baez versus Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom and Steven […]

Rambling about the Cubs Flattening the Cards

Hello again, everybody! How are we all doing on this thoroughly fabulous Friday?  Ready for more playoff baseball? I am still basking in Cubs NLDS victory, and drinking it all in, and I hope you are as well before the NLCS gets started Saturday in New York. There is something different about this Cubs postseason […]