Wood Slams the Sox – Cubs 8, White Sox 3

Game Fifty-Two – Cubs 8, White Sox 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Jake Peavy (6-3) Save – None The Cubs posted a season-high fourth win in a row on Thursday afternoon behind a grand performance by Travis Wood. Wood not only limited the White Sox to two runs on a day the […]

Navarro’s Hat Trick – Cubs 9, White Sox 3

Game Fifty-One – Cubs 9, White Sox 3 WP – Scott Feldman (5-4) LP – John Danks (0-1) Save – None The Cubs won their third game in a row on Wednesday afternoon at the old ballyard behind a solid start from Scott Feldman … and a career day from Dioner Navarro. Dioner Navarro (3-for-3 […]

Cubs Patience Pays Off with Comeback Win – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game Forty-Nine – Cubs 5, Reds 4 – 10 innings WP – Kevin Gregg (1-0) LP – J.J. Hoover (0-4) Save – None The Cubs ended their six-game losing streak with an impressive come from behind win in 10 innings over the Reds in Cincinnati on Sunday. The Cubs scored three runs in the eighth, […]

Cubs Swept Out of Pittsburgh – Cubs 2, Pirates 4

Game Forty-Six – Cubs 2, Pirates 4 WP – Vin Mazzaro (3-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (1-7) Save – Jason Grilli (19) Rain just delayed the inevitable on Thursday afternoon at PNC Park as the Cubs dropped the third game of the series and were swept out of Pittsburgh. The Cubs offense was pretty much […]

Garza Good, Bullpen Bad, Cubs Lose – Cubs 4, Pirates 5

Game Forty-Four – Cubs 4, Pirates 5 WP – Wandy Rodriguez (5-2) LP – James Russell (1-1) Save – Jason Grilli (18) The Cubs took a 3-0 lead into the bottom of the sixth after a tremendous outing from Matt Garza. Garza took a no-hitter into the fifth and turned the game over to the […]

Report: Cubs to Designate Michael Bowden for Assignment

According to a report from Bruce Miles following Sunday’s loss to the Mets, the Cubs will designate Michael Bowden for assignment on Tuesday to make room on the active roster for Matt Garza. Matt Garza is set to come off the DL to make his first start since July 21 of last year when the […]

Shoulda, Coulda, Wooda – Cubs 3, Mets 4

Game Forty-Three – Cubs 3, Mets 4 WP – Scott Rice (2-3) LP – Kyuji Fujikawa (1-1) Save – Bobby Parnell (6) Travis Wood notched his ninth straight quality start but it was not enough as the Cubs lost their first series to the Mets at Wrigley Field since 2007. The Cubs took a 3-1 […]

Travis Wood, Extra Basehits and Three W’s in a Row – Cubs 9, Rockies 1

Game Thirty-Eight – Cubs 9, Rockies 1 WP – Travis Wood (4-2) LP – Juan Nicasio (3-1) Save – None The Cubs equaled their season-long winning streak with an impressive victory over the Rockies on Monday night. Dale Sveum’s team won for the third day in a row behind seven innings of shutout ball from […]

Schierholtz Lays the Wood on the Cardinals – Cubs 2, Cardinals 1

Game Thirty-Three – Cubs 2, Cardinals 1 WP – Travis Wood (3-2) LP – Lance Lynn (5-1) Save – Kevin Gregg (5) Travis Wood put together his seventh straight quality start and Nate Schierholtz’s two-run homer in the fourth gave Wood and the Cubs’ pen all the runs they would need on Tuesday night. The […]

Garza Successful in Second Rehab Start and Other Cubs News and Notes

Matt Garza completed his second rehab start on Monday and it went very well. Garza allowed one run (after he left the game) on four hits with three strikeouts and no walks in 3 1/3 innings. Garza threw 54 pitches, 37 strikes, and was consistently in the low-mid 90s (92-94) with his fastball. Garza had […]