Cubs Pen Melts Down in the Steel City – Pirates 5, Cubs 4

Game Fifteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 5 WP – Radhames Liz (1-1) LP – Brian Schlitter (0-2) Save – Mark Melancon (3) The Cubs settled for a split in Pittsburgh after the 4-1 lead the team built in the first five innings disappeared in the sixth inning. The Pirates scored three runs off Kyle Hendricks […]


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The Daily CCO: This Team Doesn’t Quit and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Comeback Cubs struck again Tuesday night. And 13 games in the season the Cubs are giving the fan base reasons not to turn off the game. After Tuesday’s game, Joe Maddon said he is proud of the entire group and pointed out the team is playing at a high level both mentally and physically. […]


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Starlin Castro, Welington Castillo Complete Cubs Comeback – Cubs 9, Pirates 8

Game Thirteen – Cubs 9, Pirates 8 WP – Edwin Jackson (1-0) LP – Mark Melancon (0-1, BS 1) Save – Hector Rondon (3) The Comeback Cubs struck again Tuesday night in Pittsburgh. And for the fourth time on the young season the Cubs won a game in their last at bat. The Cubs entered […]


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Lester is Not More in Finale with Friars – Padres 5, Cubs 2

Game Eleven – Cubs 2, Padres 5 WP – Andrew Cashner (1-2) LP – Jon Lester (0-2) Save – Joaquin Benoit (1) The Cubs jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning before the bats went quiet after the third inning. Will Middlebrooks tied the game with a two-run shot off Jon Lester […]


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Two Pitches, Two Home Runs and a Cubs Loss – Padres 5, Cubs 4

Game Nine – Cubs 4, Padres 5 WP – James Shields (2-0) LP – Brian Schlitter (0-1, BS 1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (4) The Cubs led 4-2 in the seventh inning but a second bad call by homeplate umpire Sam Holbrook and a poor pitch from Brian Schlitter turned the game around in favor […]


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Wood Silences the Reds, Cubs Take the Series – Cubs 5, Reds 0

Game Eight – Cubs 5, Reds 0 WP – Travis Wood (1-1) LP – Jason Marquis (0-1) Save – None Travis Wood allowed three Reds to reach base over the first seven innings of the game. Wood put together one of his best starts in a Cubs’ uniform. Anthony Rizzo gave Wood all the runs […]


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Soler Supplies the Power, Alcantara Provides the Walk-Off Win in Extras – Cubs 7, Reds 6

Game Six – Cubs 7, Reds 6 – 10 innings WP – Hector Rondon (1-0) LP – Manny Parra (0-1) Save – None For the second time in as many days the Cubs won a game in their last at bat. With the bases loaded and one out in the 10th inning, Arismendy Alcantara singled to […]


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A Frustrating Friday – Rockies 5, Cubs 1

Game Three – Cubs 1, Rockies 5 WP – Christian Bergman (1-0) LP – Travis Wood (0-1) Save – None The Cubs had plenty of opportunities to put runs on the board early in the game. The Cubs couldn’t capitalize while the Rockies took advantage of the opportunities they were given. And the Cubs dropped […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place RHP Justin Grimm on 15-Day DL, Recall RHP Brian Schlitter from Iowa

The Cubs made their first roster move of the season Friday morning. The Cubs placed RHP Justin Grimm on the 15-day DL retroactive to April 2 with right forearm inflammation. RHP Brian Schlitter was recalled from Triple-A Iowa to take his spot in the bullpen. Schlitter is with the team in Denver and will be […]


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Travis Wood Supplies Highlight in Cubs Loss to the Snakes – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 1

Spring Training Game Thirty-Two – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 5 WP – Jeremy Hellickson (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (0-1) Save – None Edwin Jackson and seven relievers gave up single runs in five innings while Travis Wood supplied the only run, a pinch-hit homer in the third inning as the Cubs lost Friday night’s exhibition […]


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