Two Dodgers Dingers Too Much for Hendricks and the Cubs – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game Seventy – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (3-1) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-4) Save – Kenley Jansen (10) Kyle Hendricks served up a pair of home runs that accounted for four of the Dodgers’ five runs on the night. Mike Bolsinger baffled the Cubs during his short outing before turning the […]


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Too Many Mistakes, Too Many Errors – Twins 7, Cubs 2

Game Sixty-Five – Cubs 2, Twins 7 WP – Phil Hughes (5-6) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-3) Save – None The Cubs simply did not look like a team prepared to play a baseball game Friday at Target Field. Physical and mental mistakes set the tone in the first inning and the Cubs handed the […]


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Indians Walk All Over Jake Arrieta – Indians 6, Cubs 0

Game Sixty-Two – Cubs 0, Indians 6 WP – Trevor Bauer (6-3) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-5) Save – None Jake Arrieta lasted only five innings and tied a career-high with six walks. The Indians first three runs scored on just one hit while the Cubs did nothing against Trevor Bauer. The Cubs dropped the […]


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Clutch Castro Comes Through Again – Cubs 2, Reds 1

Game Sixty-One – Cubs 2, Reds 1 – 11 innings WP – Brian Schlitter (1-2) LP – Burke Badenhop (0-2) Save – None For the second time in as many games, Starlin Castro delivered the game winning hit for the Cubs. Chris Coghlan doubled with one out in the 11th inning and scored when Castro smoked […]


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The Daily CCO: Are the Cubs Talking about a Piggyback Again?

When the Cubs were trying to figure out the fifth spot in the rotation during Spring Training, Joe Maddon said he and the front office were discussing ways to include both Travis Wood and Edwin Jackson in the rotation. At that point in camp, both pitchers were performing well and Jackson had not gone to […]


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Tigers Roll Over Jon Lester and the Cubs – Tigers 6, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-Six – Cubs 0, Tigers 6 WP – Anibal Sanchez (4-7) LP – Jon Lester (4-5) Save – None Jon Lester did not make it through the fifth inning as his struggles with the Tigers and Comerica Park continued Tuesday night. And Anibal Sanchez was allowed to put together the best start of his […]


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Anthony Rizzo, Cubs Offense Unable to Comeback from Wada’s Rough Start – Nationals 7, Cubs 5

Game Fifty-Three – Cubs 5, Nationals 7 WP – Tanner Roark (2-2) LP – Tsuyoshi Wada (0-1) Save – Drew Storen (18) Anthony Rizzo homered twice. Miguel Montero hit a solo shot in the sixth and the Cubs brought the tying run to the plate in the ninth. But Drew Storen caught Matt Szczur looking […]


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Lester Gets Lit Up, Cubs Lose Series in Miami – Marlins 7, Cubs 3

Game Fifty-One – Cubs 3, Marlins 7 WP – Dan Haren (6-2) LP – Jon Lester (4-4) Save – None Jon Lester was hammered for six runs in five innings. Giancarlo Stanton and Jeff Baker hit back-to-back blasts off Lester in the fifth and the Marlins cruised to an easy win over the Cubs on […]


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Marlins Hand the Cubs a Loss – Marlins 5, Cubs 2

Game Fifty – Cubs 2, Marlins 5 WP – Brad Hand (1-1) LP – Kyle Hendricks (1-2) Save – A.J. Ramos (5) Kyle Hendricks gave up a pair of two-out doubles that accounted for all four runs he allowed. Giancarlo Stanton took Zac Rosscup deep in the seventh. Anthony Rizzo and Junior Lake doubled in […]


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Cubs Month in Review – May 2015

If April was an announcement of an improved Chicago Cubs, May has shown a team that still has some issues before it becomes a full-blown contender. The offense and pitching couldn’t get on the same page, as the first half of the month saw the offense batting .254 and pitching to a 4.79 ERA while […]


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