Cubs Bullpen Strikes Again – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4

Game Forty-One – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 5 – 13 innings WP – Randall Delgado (2-2) LP – Zac Rosscup (1-1) Save – None Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro broke a 2-2 tie in the 10th with run scoring singles. Hector Rondon could not finish off the Diamondbacks and blew his third save of the season. Paul […]


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Rambling as the Cubs are Finding an Identity

Hello again, everybody. The weather is warming, the flowers are blooming, but unlike spring times of the past, the Cubs are not swooning. No, this year’s team is starting to show what fans have patiently waited for since 2008. It is May 22, and folks, the Chicago Cubs have a winning record. If this is […]


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Hendricks Keeps the Padres in a Haze for First Complete Game Shut Out – Cubs 3, Padres 0

Game Forty – Cubs 3, Padres 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (1-1) LP – Odrisamer Despaigne (2-3) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run homer in the first inning. Addison Russell smacked a solo shot in the seventh. And Kyle Hendricks completed the first shut out of his career as the Cubs took the […]


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Cubs Manufacture a Win – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Thirty-Nine – Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Justin Grimm (1-0) LP – Tyson Ross (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (9) Two of the Cubs three runs scored without a hit. Tsuyoshi Wada struck out a career-high nine batters in 4 2/3 innings. And the bullpen kept the Padres off the board the rest […]


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An Unearned Loss – Padres 4, Cubs 3

Game Thirty-Eight – Cubs 3, Padres 4 WP – Joaquin Benoit (4-1) LP – James Russell (0-1) Save – Craig Kimbrel (11) The Cubs committed three errors that led to three unearned runs for the Padres as the Cubs handed San Diego the first game of the series on Tuesday night. After going eight games […]


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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad – Pirates 3, Cubs 0

Game Thirty-Seven – Cubs 0, Pirates 3 WP – A.J. Burnett (3-1) LP – Jake Arrieta (4-4) Save – Mark Melancon (9) The Cubs managed only three hits over seven innings against A.J. Burnett. Jake Arrieta gave up one run in seven innings on a bloop double and a single. But on a day with […]


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Jon Lester Leads the Way, Cubs Win Sixth in a Row – Cubs 4, Pirates 1

Game Thirty-Six – Cubs 4, Pirates 1 WP – Jon Lester (4-2) LP – Gerrit Cole (5-2) Save – Travis Wood (1) Jon Lester limited the Pirates to one run over seven innings and and outdueled Gerrit Cole. Joe Maddon pieced together a bullpen that had Travis Wood pitching the ninth inning. Starlin Castro drove […]


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Cubs Win on an Unbelievable Finish to a Wild Day at Wrigley – Cubs 11, Pirates 10

Game Thirty-Five – Cubs 11, Pirates 10 – 12 innings WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Radhames Liz (1-3) Save – None It took five hours, one minute and 12 innings but the Cubs won for the fifth time in a row on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. There was a little déjà […]


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Cubs Come All the Way Back and Sweep the Mets – Cubs 6, Mets 5

Game Thirty-Four – Cubs 6, Mets 5 WP – Pedro Strop (1-2) LP – Jon Niese (3-3) Save – Hector Rondon (8) Down 5-1 going in the bottom of the fifth, the Cubs scored four times with Matt Szczur, Addison Russell, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant driving in the runs to tie the game. Dexter […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Won Another One-Run Game

The Cubs posted their third walk-off win of the season Wednesday night, the team’s first walk-off victory since April 18 when Starlin Castro delivered the game winner in the 11th inning against the Padres. The Cubs improved to 9-6 in the 15 games the team has played that has been decided by one run. The Cubs […]


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