No Win for Samardzija, No Sweep for the Cubs – Yankees 4, Cubs 2

Game Forty-Four: Cubs 2, Yankees 4 – 13 innings WP – Preston Claiborne (2-0) LP – Jose Veras (0-1) Save – David Robertson (9) Jeff Samardzija pitched seven innings of shutout baseball and the Cubs took a 2-0 lead into the ninth inning behind a pair of sacrifice hits. The Yankees loaded the bases with […]

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Beating Tanaka in the Rain – Cubs 6, Yankees 1

Game Forty-Three: Cubs 6, Yankees 1 WP – Jason Hammel (5-2) LP – Masahiro Tanaka (6-1) Save – None The Cubs played one of their best games of the season on Tuesday night in the rain at the old ballyard. Jason Hammel outpitched Masahiro Tanaka as the Cubs beat the Yankees and handed Tanaka his […]

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The Daily CCO: Cubs Won Second Series of the Season

The Cubs had a good weekend at the old ballyard and took two of three from the Brewers. After a sloppy, mistake filled game on Friday, Edwin Jackson, Travis Wood and the bullpen held Milwaukee to a Rickie Weeks two-run home run over the last 18 innings of the series and beat the Brewers in […]

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Cubs Power-Up a Series Victory Over the Brewers – Cubs 4, Brewers 2

Game Forty-Two: Cubs 4, Brewers 2 WP – Travis Wood (4-4) LP – Marco Estrada (3-2) Save – Hector Rondon (5) The Cubs beat Marco Estrada for the first time and won their second series of the season on Sunday as the Cubs outslugged the Brewers at Wrigley Field. Seven of the Cubs eight hits […]

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Sloppy Start Does In Samardzija and the Cubs – Brewers 4, Cubs 3

Game Forty: Cubs 3, Brewers 4 WP – Kyle Lohse (5-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (0-4) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (17) The Brewers built a 4-0 lead in the first two innings of Friday’s game with a lot of help from the Cubs defense. The Cubs cut Milwaukee’s lead to 4-3 by the third inning […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Jose Veras, Place Zac Rosscup on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced Wednesday that RHP Jose Veras was activated from the 15-day DL and LHP Zac Rosscup was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder soreness. The Cubs backdated Rosscup’s trip to the DL to May 10. Jose Veras was placed on the DL on April 26, retroactive to April 25, with […]

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Cubs Drop Extra Long, Extra Inning Game in Walk-Off Hit Batsman Fashion – Cardinals 4, Cubs 3

Game Thirty-Eight: Cubs 3, Cardinals 4 – 12 innings WP – Seth Maness (1-2) LP – Justin Grimm (1-2) Save – None The Cubs tied the game at three in the ninth inning on a two-out RBI single by Emilio Bonifacio off of Trevor Rosenthal and that is how the score remained until the 12th inning. […]

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The Hits and Runs Just Kept on Coming – Cubs 17, Cardinals 5

Game Thirty-Seven: Cubs 17, Cardinals 5 WP – Travis Wood (3-4) LP – Tyler Lyons (0-3) Save – None Everything went the Cubs way on Monday night in St. Louis as the Cubs snapped their three-game losing streak with an offensive explosion against the Cardinals. The offense has scored 29 runs in the team’s last two […]

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Zero Support for Samardzija, Zero Runs for the Cubs – Braves 2, Cubs 0

Game Thirty-Five: Cubs 0, Braves 2 WP – Ervin Santana (4-0) LP – Brian Schlitter (2-1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (10) For the second night in a row, the game was delayed by rain, there was a pitcher’s duel and the Cubs ended up on the wrong end of a low scoring ballgame as the […]

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Cubs Put It On the Board Three Times and Avoided the Sweep – Cubs 12, White Sox 5

Cubs Put It On the Board Three Times and Avoided the Sweep – Cubs 12, White Sox 5 Game Thirty-Three: Cubs 12, White Sox 5 WP – Brian Schlitter (2-0) LP – Scott Carroll (1-2) Save – None Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Mike Olt went deep on Thursday night and the bullpen gave up […]

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