Cubs Can’t Quiet the Braves Celebration – Cubs 2, Braves 5

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six – Cubs 2, Braves 5 WP – Julio Teheran (13-8) LP – Edwin Jackson (8-17) Save – Craig Kimbrel (49) Five years and two days after the Cubs beat the Cardinals and celebrated winning the NL Central title at Wrigley Field, the Cubs watched the Atlanta Braves rush the field after […]

Cubs Rally Late and Strop the Braves from Celebrating – Cubs 3, Braves 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Five – Cubs 3, Braves 1 WP – Carlos Villanueva (7-8) LP – Scott Downs (4-4, BS 4) Save – Pedro Strop (1) The Cubs scored three runs in the eighth on run scoring hits from Anthony Rizzo and Dioner Navarro and a sacrifice fly by Nate Schierholtz and beat the Braves […]

GGotta Make ‘Em Earn It – Cubs 5, Braves 9

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 5, Braves 9 WP – David Carpenter (4-1) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-5) Save – None The Cubs fought back from a 5-1 deficit in the fourth inning and tied the game at five in the seventh when Dioner Navarro launched a solo home run onto Waveland Avenue. But […]

Arrieta Dominates, Cubs Go Yard and Beat the Crew – Cubs 5, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 5, Brewers 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-2) LP – Kyle Lohse (10-10) Save – None Jake Arrieta dominated the Brewers for seven innings and squeezed in a run while his teammates hit three home runs that accounted for the other four runs as the Cubs snapped their five-game […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/19/13

Special Assignment – Kane County Cougars v. Peoria Chiefs I had the pleasure of being able to cover the final series of the season between the Kane County Cougars and Peoria Chiefs. I’d like to thank Shawn Touney, Director of Public Relations and the Kane County Cougars. I’d also like to mention reporter Mike Knapp […]

Brewers Remain a Thorn-burg in the Cubs Side – Cubs 0, Brewers 7

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two – Cubs 0, Brewers 7 WP – Tyler Thornburg (3-1) LP – Chris Rusin (2-5) Save – None Wednesday’s game ended before it had a chance to begin. Chris Rusin gave up five runs in the first inning and four of them scored on one swing of the bat. Sean Halton […]

Cubs Frustrations Boil Over in Loss to Brewers – Cubs 1, Brewers 6

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 1, Brewers 6 WP – Wily Peralta (10-15) LP – Edwin Jackson (8-16) Save – None Edwin Jackson was lifted after just four innings, had a heated exchange in the dugout with Dale Sveum and the Brewers blasted the Cubs again at Miller Park on Monday night. After playing […]

Not Enough Wood – Cubs 2, Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 2, Pirates 3 WP – Kyle Farnsworth (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (2-2) Save – Mark Melancon (16) The Cubs tied the game at two in seventh on a two-run homer by Welington Castillo after being no-hit for the first six innings but Justin Morneau drove in his first […]

Two Big Flies and a Cubs Loss – Cubs 1, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 1, Pirates 2 WP – Gerrit Cole (8-7) LP – James Russell (1-6) Save – Mark Melancon (15) The Pirates hit a pair of solo home runs while the Cubs struggled with runners in scoring position again and the Cubs dropped the third game of the series in Pittsburgh […]

Rizzo, Bogusevic and the Cubs Play Spoiler in Pittsburgh – Cubs 5, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven – Cubs 5, Pirates 4 WP – Carlos Villanueva (6-8) LP – Jason Grilli (0-2, BS 2) Save – Kevin Gregg (32) Anthony Rizzo launched a two-run homer off of Jason Grilli in the seventh, the bullpen tossed 3 1/3 innings of shutout ball and the Cubs battled back and beat the Pirates […]