Same Story, Different Game – Cardinals 6, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-One – Cubs 0, Cardinals 6 WP – John Lackey (7-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-7) Save – None The Cubs seemingly have not had one thing go their way against the Cardinals this season and the trend continued Monday night. Jon Lester was hung with the loss after taking a no-hitter into the […]

Cubs Spanked in St. Louis – Cardinals 8, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Three – Cubs 1, Cardinals 8 WP – Michael Wacha (10-3) LP – Donn Roach (0-1) Save – Carlos Villanueva (1) The Cubs wasted chances to put runs on the board against Michael Wacha before the game got out of hand in the fourth inning. The Cardinals scored four runs in the fourth off […]

One of Those Days – Dodgers 4, Cubs 0

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 WP – Carlos Frias (5-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-6) Save – None If it could go wrong for the Cubs Thursday it did in front of the biggest crowd of the year at Wrigley Field. And the four-game series ended with a disappointing loss to the Dodgers. […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Options for Wada’s Spot in the Rotation and Other News and Rumors

The Cubs received some not-so-good news about LHP Tsuyoshi Wada prior to Wednesday’s loss to the Dodgers. Wada was still dealing with soreness in his shoulder. And while the Cubs haven’t ruled him out for Saturday in St. Louis, the Cubs are exploring internal options in case he is unable to pitch. Reports indicated Wada […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]