Cubs Keep Pestering the Pirates – Cubs 7, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs 7, Pirates 4 WP – Chris Rusin (1-2) LP – James McDonald (12-8) Save – Carlos Marmol (20) The Cubs posted their sixth win in seven games on Friday afternoon behind a solid outing from Chris Rusin and six RBI from the two youngest players on the roster. Starlin […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/12/12

Game One Hundred Forty-Three: Cubs (55-87) vs. Astros (45-97) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Minute Maid Park, Houston Travis Wood (5-11, 4.42/1.21) vs. Fernando Abad (0-3, 5.30/1.71) The Cubs 10-game road trip and stretch of 20 games in a […]


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A Long, Sloppy Unearned Loss – Cubs 0, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 0, Astros 1 WP – Jordan Lyles (4-11) LP – Justin Germano (2-7) Save – Wilton Lopez (4) Tuesday night’s game came in 39 minutes short of Monday’s opener but it was equally as challenging to watch. The Cubs four-game winning streak came to an end as Dale Sveum’s […]


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Sappelt Delivers in a Long Night in Houston – Cubs 4, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 4, Astros 1 WP – Chris Volstad (3-10) LP – Fernando Rodriguez (1-10) Save – Carlos Marmol (19) The Cubs won their fourth straight game on Monday night in Houston. It took the Cubs and Astros three hours and 50 minutes to complete nine innings … and both teams […]


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Three Home Runs … and a Three-Game Sweep – Cubs 4, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Forty – Cubs 4, Pirates 2 WP – James Russell (7-1, BS 3) LP – Jason Grilli (1-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (18) The Cubs hung on at the end and completed the three-game sweep over the Pirates. Dale Sveum’s team posted their first three-game road sweep of the season … and […]


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Cubs Turn Seven Pirates Errors into a Win – Cubs 12, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Eight – Cubs 12, Pirates 2 WP – Travis Wood (5-11) LP – A.J. Burnett (15-6) Save – None The Cubs took advantage of seven Pirates’ errors and ended their six-game losing streak with their first win on the road since August 18. The Cubs scored 12 runs on 12 hits, two […]


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The Nationals Tee Off on Cubs Pitching … Again – Cubs 1, Nationals 9

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six – Cubs 1, Nationals 9 WP – Gio Gonzalez (18-7) LP – Chris Volstad (2-10) Save – None The Washington Nationals picked up where they left off on Tuesday and pounded the Chicago Cubs for the second night in a row. The Nationals followed their 11-run, 19-hit, six-home run output on […]


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Cubs Cain-not Beat the Giants – Cubs 5, Giants 7

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs 5, Giants 7 WP – Santiago Casilla (6-5) LP – Carlos Marmol (2-3) Save – Javier Lopez (6) The Cubs gave Sunday’s finale to the Giants and ended their 10-game homestand with a loss (4-6). After winning Friday’s opener, the Cubs dropped the last two and finished the season […]


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Giants Jump on Germano and Take Care of the Cubs – Cubs 2, Giants 5

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 2, Giants 5 WP – Tim Lincecum (8-14) LP – Justin Germano (2-5) Save – Sergio Romo (9) Saturday’s game ended before it had a chance to begin. The Giants jumped on Justin Germano in the first inning and put up four spot on the old scoreboard before Germano […]


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Two in a Row – Cubs 6, Giants 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 6, Giants 4 WP – Chris Volstad (2-9) LP – Madison Bumgarner (14-9) Save – Carlos Marmol (17) The Cubs finished a lousy month (8-21) with a very good win over Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants. The Cubs picked up where they left off Thursday. Sveum’s offense […]


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