Kris Bryant’s Grand Night – Cubs 7, Marlins 2

Game Seventy-Nine – Cubs 7, Marlins 2 WP – Clayton Richard (1-0) LP – Jarred Cosart (1-4) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run home run in the first inning and hit a Grand Slam in the second inning. Bryant drove in six of the seven runs and Clayton Richard picked up the win […]


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Cubs Pull a Win Out of Their Caps – Cubs 2, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Six – Cubs 2, Mets 0 – 11 innings WP – Jason Motte (6-1) LP –Carlos Torres (2-4) Save – Justin Grimm (1) Starlin Castro and Miguel Montero delivered two out singles in the 11th inning. And Jon Lester and the bullpen combined on a seven-hit shutout as the Cubs topped the Mets in 11 innings […]


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Oh Oh It’s Hendricks – Cubs 1, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Five – Cubs 1, Mets 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (3-4) LP –Jon Niese (3-8) Save – Jason Motte (3) Kyle Hendricks scattered three hits over six shutout innings. Matt Szczur doubled in Kris Bryant for the game’s only run. And the bullpen retired all nine batters they faced as the Cubs beat the […]


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Cubs Give Another Game to the Cardinals – Cardinals 3, Cubs 2

Game Seventy-Two – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3 – 10 innings WP – Seth Maness (2-0) LP – Justin Grimm (1-2) Save – None The Cubs did not cash in early opportunities against John Lackey and left the Cardinals in the game. Jake Arrieta handed it over to the pen with a 2-1 lead in the […]


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Rambling About the Cubs with September in Sight

Hello again, everybody. It has been a few weeks now, but we are back in the saddle on this fine Friday morning. While the past two losses have been quite disappointing, winning four in a row was a nice treat. This team is loose, it’s having fun, it’s got each other’s backs, and most importantly, […]


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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. […]


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Pitching, Defense and Deno – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0

Game Sixty-Nine – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0 – 10 innings WP – Jason Motte (5-1) LP – Joel Peralta (1-1) Save – None Chris Denorfia delivered in the bottom of the 10th inning with the bases loaded and one out. Denorfia pulled a 1-2 pitch from Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen into the gap in left center. […]


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Bryant, Szczur Supply the Thunder in Cubs Win over Kershaw – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2 WP – Travis Wood (4-3) LP – Clayton Kershaw (5-5) Save – Jason Motte (2) Kris Bryant hit two home runs, a two-run shot to right off Clayton Kershaw in the third and a solo blast to left in the eighth inning. And Matt Szczur took Kershaw deep […]


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Starlin Castro Delivers in Extras, Cubs Win in Ten – Cubs 4, Twins 1

Game Sixty-Six – Cubs 4, Twins 1 – 10 innings WP – Jason Motte (4-1) LP – Blaine Boyer (2-3) Save – Hector Rondon (12) With the game tied at one in the 10th inning, the Twins walked Chris Coghlan to load the bases with one out. Starlin Castro ripped the first pitch from Blaine Boyer […]


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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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