Cubs Stepped Right Up and Swept the Mets – Cubs 7, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs 7, Mets 4 WP – Justin Grimm (2-2, BS 1) LP – Vic Black (1-1) Save – Neil Ramirez (1) Travis Wood and Anthony Rizzo homered and Junior Lake hit a two-run triple as the Cubs completed the three-game sweep over the Mets on Thursday night. The three-game sweep is the first […]

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Cubs Wiggle Out with a Walk-Off Win – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game Fifty-Five: Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Hector Rondon (1-1) LP – Scott Rice (1-2) Save – None For the first time this season, the Cubs were able to walk off the field with a victory. Nate Schierholtz drove in Anthony Rizzo with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth for the […]

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Cubs Month In Review – May

Our monthly review series rolls on to May that sees 2013 and 2014 blur together as the Cubs sported a similar record as well as an improved pitching staff to help lead to more wins. Let’s see how this year’s squad stacked up this month. 2014 Team Record: 11-16 Team Average: .230 Team ERA: 3.51 […]

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Samardzija Smoked, Rizzo Ejected, Cubs Blown Out – Brewers 9, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-Four: Cubs 0, Brewers 9 WP – Kyle Lohse (7-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-5) Save – None The Cubs had a bad day in Milwaukee and will have Monday’s off day to think about another embarrassing performance at Miller Park. Jeff Samardzija lasted just three innings, the shortest outing of his career. Anthony […]

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Rambling About the Cubs While Waiting for Them to Score

Hello again, everybody. We are about to enter June and the Cubs have 19 wins. That is right, that is rough and that is awful. That is also three fewer victories than any other team … in all of baseball. Even the Astros have three more victories than the Cubs. Hey, but then again, Jeff […]

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Two Hits are Better Than None – Giants 5, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-One: Cubs 0, Giants 5 WP – George Kontos (1-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (3-5) Save – None The Cubs were shut out for the second consecutive game and lost the series to the Giants on a day it appeared the team’s no-hit streak would come to an end. John Baker broke up the […]

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Rambling About the Cubs Ineptitude

Hello again, everybody. It’s been a seesaw of a week for the Cubs. I think Paula Abdul said it best in her song “Opposites Attract, “I take two steps forward, I take two steps back …” Yes, for the record, I just went Paula Abdul on everyone, and if that doesn’t date me, I am […]

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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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