Cubs Five-Run Fifth Backs Lester in Win Over Giants – Cubs 7, Giants 3

Game One Hundred Eight – Cubs 7, Giants 3 WP – Jon Lester (7-8) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-8) Save – Hector Rondon (18) Kyle Schwarber and Jorge Soler delivered the big hits for the Cubs for the second day in a row. The Cubs broke a 1-1 tie with five runs in the fifth […]


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Schwarber and Soler Deliver Early, Cubs Take Opener from Giants – Cubs 5, Giants 4

Game One Hundred Seven – Cubs 5, Giants 4 WP – Justin Grimm (2-3) LP – Chris Heston (11-6) Save – Hector Rondon (17) Jorge Soler’s two-out, two-run single in the first put the Cubs on the board. Kyle Schwarber gave his team a 5-0 lead with a three-run smash in the second inning. After […]


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Cubs Hold On and Complete the Sweep in Milwaukee – Cubs 4, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Four – Cubs 4, Brewers 3 WP – Clayton Richard (2-0) LP – Kyle Lohse (5-13) Save – Hector Rondon (16) Clayton Richard limited the Brewers to one run in six innings and doubled in a run in the fourth. Addison Russell homered and Kris Bryant drove in a run in the […]


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Cubs Month in Review – July 2015

Even with a winning record for the month, July has been somewhat of a disappointment. The Cubs slipped to a game behind the Giants for the second wild card spot due to an 8-7 record after the All-Star break in 15 games against some poor teams. With just two months to go, the club appears […]


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Hammel Gets Back on Track, Cubs Down the Brewers – Cubs 4, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Two – Cubs 4, Brewers 1 WP – Jason Hammel (6-5) LP – Taylor Jungmann (5-3) Save – Hector Rondon (15) Jason Hammel kept the Brewers off balance and allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings. Starlin Castro drove in the first two runs, Addison Russell added a run scoring single with […]


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Rizzo Rocks the Three-Run Homer – Cubs 5, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 5, Brewers 2 WP – Rafael Soriano (2-0) LP – Will Smith (4-2, BS 4) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Anthony Rizzo stepped to the plate with two on and two out in the eighth inning with his team down 2-0. Rizzo hit a bullet to the upper deck […]


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Lester Strikes Out the Rockies – Cubs 3, Rockies 2

Game One Hundred – Cubs 3, Rockies 2 WP – Jon Lester (6-8) LP – Eddie Butler (3-7) Save – Hector Rondon (13) Jon Lester struck out 14 batters over eight tremendous innings. Dexter Fowler hit a solo homer in the first and Anthony Rizzo launched a two-run shot in the third inning as the […]


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Bryant’s Big Fly Walks Off the Rockies – Cubs 9, Rockies 8

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 9, Rockies 8 WP – Rafael Soriano (1-0, BS 1) LP – John Axford (3-4, BS 4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped to the plate with two outs in the ninth, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 8-7 after Jason Motte and Rafael Soriano gave up four […]


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No Room for Error – Phillies 5, Cubs 3

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3, Phillies 5 – 10 innings WP – Ken Giles (5-2) LP – James Russell (0-2) Save – Jonathan Papelbon (17) The Cubs bullpen had a bad day. Jason Motte was charged with his first blown save of the season after the Phillies tied the game at three in the ninth […]


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Maddon Pushes the Right Buttons, Cubs Split Doubleheader with Comeback Win – Cubs 6, Reds 5

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 6, Reds 5 WP – Hector Rondon (4-2) LP – Aroldis Chapman (3-4) Save – Jason Motte (6) Down 5-0 by the end of the second inning, the Cubs scored five runs in the top of the third with Kris Bryant delivering a pinch-hit two-run single to tie the game. The […]


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