The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant Set for the Home Run Derby and Other Cubs News and Rumors

This year’s Home Run Derby became a must-see event when it was announced Wednesday afternoon that both Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will compete in the event. Major League Baseball released the list of sluggers that will participate in this year’s Derby: Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Josh Donaldson, Prince Fielder, Todd Frazier, Manny Machado, Joc […]


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Cubs Can’t Close Out the Comeback – Cardinals 6, Cubs 5

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 5, Cardinals 6 WP – Miguel Socolovich (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (25) With the Cubs leading 5-4 and two outs in the ninth, Pedro Strop walked Matt Carpenter on four pitches. Strop got ahead of Jhonny Peralta 1-2. Strop did not execute his […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo Likes Hitting Lefties and Other Cubs News and Rumors

It is fairly safe to say that Tuesday was a good day for the Cubs. Joe Maddon’s team won both games of the day-night doubleheader against the Cardinals. It was just one day and two games, but the Cubs showed they could not only play with the Cardinals but they could actually beat them. Maddon […]


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Cubs Take Two from the Cardinals – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Seth Maness (3-1, BS 2) Save – Jason Motte (5) The Cubs took advantage of Cardinals mistakes in the nightcap of the day-night doubleheader, scored three runs in the seventh inning and held on to beat the Cardinals to complete the […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Knock Off the Cardinals – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4 WP – Jake Arrieta (9-5) LP – Tyler Lyons (2-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta kept the Cardinals off the board for the first six innings while the offense built an early 3-0 lead on a two-run single by Chris Denorfia and a bases loaded walk by Jorge Soler. […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Cardinals – Game One – 07/07/15

Game Eighty-Two: Cubs (44-37) vs. Cardinals (54-28) Game Time – 12:20pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (8-5, 2.80/1.03/2.73) vs. Tyler Lyons (2-0, 5.09/1.52/4.39) Weather permitting … The Cubs and Cardinals have a full day […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant are All-Stars, Rafael Soriano and Other Cubs News

The Cubs will have two players representing the organization in the upcoming All-Star Game … Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant. Reserves and the pitching staffs for the National League and American League squads were announced Monday night and the Cubs top two position players will be in Cincinnati next week. Joe Maddon told Rizzo and […]


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Same Story, Different Game – Cardinals 6, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-One – Cubs 0, Cardinals 6 WP – John Lackey (7-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-7) Save – None The Cubs seemingly have not had one thing go their way against the Cardinals this season and the trend continued Monday night. Jon Lester was hung with the loss after taking a no-hitter into the […]


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Kris Bryant’s Grand Night – Cubs 7, Marlins 2

Game Seventy-Nine – Cubs 7, Marlins 2 WP – Clayton Richard (1-0) LP – Jarred Cosart (1-4) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run home run in the first inning and hit a Grand Slam in the second inning. Bryant drove in six of the seven runs and Clayton Richard picked up the win […]


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Cubs Offensive Woes Continue – Marlins 2, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Eight – Cubs 1, Marlins 2 WP – Tom Koehler (7-4) LP – Jason Hammel (5-4) Save – A.J. Ramos (13) The Cubs’ magic ran out Friday afternoon against the Marlins at Wrigley Field. The offense managed only one run while the Marlins hit two homers off Jason Hammel as the Cubs dropped the […]


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