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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Bryant Goes Boom and Walks Off the Indians – Cubs 2, Indians 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 2, Indians 1 WP – Hector Rondon (5-2) LP – Zach McAllister (3-4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped in with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the game tied at one. Bryant lifted the first pitch from Zach McAllister out to right. The ball carried […]


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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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Cubs Turn Extra Outs Into a Comeback Win – Cubs 5, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 5, Braves 3 WP – Jason Motte (8-1) LP – Shelby Miller (5-10) Save – Hector Rondon (22) The Cubs fought back from a 3-1 deficit in the fifth inning and found a way to beat the Braves on Friday afternoon. Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero hit back-to-back doubles […]


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Rambling as the Cubs Kids Have Arrived

Hello again, everybody. Yes, you have your day right. It is Tuesday, but who cares, it’s Tuesday, and we are going to do some rambling today. It has been quite a run for the Cubs the past few weeks, and how much fun has it been? A heckuva of a lot of fun, I will […]


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Two-Out Hits Lift the Cubs Over the Sox – Cubs 6, White Sox 3

Game One Hundred Fifteen – Cubs 6, White Sox 3 WP – Jake Arrieta (14-6) LP – Jose Quintana (6-10) Save – Hector Rondon (21) Two Addison Russell two-out doubles led to the first two runs. Kyle Schwarber singled in Russell and broke a 1-1 tie with a two-out single in the fifth. Four of […]


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Coghlan and Rizzo Out Slug the Sox, Cubs Win Eighth in a Row – Cubs 6, White Sox 5

Game One Hundred Fourteen – Cubs 6, White Sox 5 WP – Clayton Richard (3-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (8-8) Save – Hector Rondon (20) Chris Coghlan hit a pair of homers and drove in four runs. Anthony Rizzo went back-to-back with Coghlan in the fifth and Rizzo’s solo shot ended up being the difference […]


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A Miggy Mash Walks Off the Brewers in Extras – Cubs 3, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Twelve – Cubs 3, Brewers 2 – 10 innings WP – Tommy Hunter (3-2) LP – Michael Blazek (5-3) Save – None Miguel Montero led off the 10th inning with the game tied at two. Montero lined a 0-1 pitch from Michael Blazek into the bleachers in left field and the Cubs beat […]


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A Shut Out to Complete the Four-Game Sweep – Cubs 2, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Ten – Cubs 2, Giants 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (13-6) LP – Jake Peavy (2-5) Save – Hector Rondon (19) Jake Arrieta kept the Giants off the scoreboard for 7 2/3 innings and scored the Cubs second run after he tripled in the second inning. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell drove […]


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