A Deflating Loss – Reds 7, Cubs 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 4, Reds 7 WP – J.J. Hoover (7-0, BS 5) LP – Hector Rondon (5-3) Save – Aroldis Chapman (27) Kris Bryant tied the game at four with a two-out, two run homer off J.J. Hoover in the eighth. After a two-out infield single from Jason Bourgeois in the […]


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Schwarber, Bryant and Two-Out Runs Knock Off the Reds – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 5, Reds 4 WP – Fernando Rodney (1-0, 6-5) LP – Burke Badenhop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Hector Rondon (25) Kyle Schwarber stepped in with two outs, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 4-3 in the seventh inning. Schwarber annihilated a 3-2 pitch from Reds’ […]


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A Rather Grimm Night for the Cubs – Reds 13, Cubs 6

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 6, Reds 13 WP – Ryan Mattheus (2-4) LP – Justin Grimm (2-4, BS 2) Save – Aroldis Chapman (26) The Cubs scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and took a 5-3 lead into the sixth. Justin Grimm served up two, two-run homers in the sixth. […]


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Too Much Swing and a Miss – Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Dodgers 4 WP – Clayton Kershaw (11-6) LP – Jason Hammel (7-6) Save – Kenley Jansen (26) Anthony Rizzo hit a long homer over the center field wall in the fourth and tied the game at one. Jason Hammel lost his command in the sixth. The Dodgers scored […]


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The Daily CCO: Twenty-Two Games Over, Starlin Castro’s Big Night and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs started the six-game West Coast trip with a win in San Francisco and improved to a season-high 22 games over .500. The Cubs are 18-4 in August have the best road record in baseball (34-25) after winning 15 of the last 20 games outside of Wrigley Field. With Tuesday’s win, the Cubs created […]


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Three Homers Power Cubs Past the Giants – Cubs 8, Giants 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs 8, Giants 5 WP – Jake Arrieta (16-6) LP – Matt Cain (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (24) Kyle Schwarber launched a three-run homer in the third inning. Miguel Montero smacked a two-run shot in the fourth and Starlin Castro hit a mammoth solo home run in the sixth […]


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Cubs Hammel and Sweep the Braves – Cubs 9, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 9, Braves 3 WP – Jason Hammel (7-5) LP – Matt Wisler (5-4) Save – None Kris Bryant, Dexter Fowler, Miguel Montero and Kyle Schwarber all went deep Sunday. The Cubs hit five home runs, two by Kris Bryant and the first four to the opposite field and completed […]


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Four Home Runs Lift the Cubs to Third Straight Win – Cubs 9, Braves 7

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 9, Braves 7 WP – Pedro Strop (2-6) LP – Edwin Jackson (2-2) Save – Hector Rondon (23) Miguel Montero led off the eighth inning with the game tied at seven and gave the Cubs the lead for good. Montero hit a solo homer to left center off Edwin […]


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Tigers Light Up Lester, Take Two-Game Series from the Cubs – Tigers 15, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Eighteen – Cubs 8, Tigers 15 WP – Neftali Feliz (3-3) LP – Jon Lester (8-9) Save – None The Tigers hit parade continued Wednesday night. Detroit scored seven runs off Jon Lester in 2 2/3 innings and knocked him out of the game. The Tigers just kept hitting and the Cubs […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Crosstown Meat Loaf and Keeping Tabs on Utley

The Cubs ran the winning streak to nine games before the string ended at the hands of Chris Sale on Sunday afternoon. The Cubs won the series on the South Side and even with the loss, Joe Maddon’s team is 15-2 in the last 17 games. Off the field, MLB Pipeline ranked the Cubs as […]


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