Castro Cues Cubs Comeback, Bullpen Beats the Mets – Cubs 5, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs 5, Mets 4 WP – Edwin Jackson (4-5) LP – Dana Eveland (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (7) The Cubs fought back from an early deficit, tied the game at four on a two-run single by Starlin Castro in the fifth and Anthony Rizzo scored the would be winning run on a […]

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Cubs Wiggle Out with a Walk-Off Win – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game Fifty-Five: Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Hector Rondon (1-1) LP – Scott Rice (1-2) Save – None For the first time this season, the Cubs were able to walk off the field with a victory. Nate Schierholtz drove in Anthony Rizzo with a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth for the […]

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From the Wire: Cubs DFA Jose Veras, Place Welington Castillo on 15-Day DL, Call-Up Eli Whiteside

According to multiple reports, the Cubs designed RHP Jose Veras for assignment on Tuesday in order to make room on the 40-man roster for C Eli Whiteside. The Cubs had to add Whiteside to the 40-man roster due to an injury to Welington Castillo. The Cubs placed Welington Castillo on the 15-day DL with a […]

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Cubs Month In Review – May

Our monthly review series rolls on to May that sees 2013 and 2014 blur together as the Cubs sported a similar record as well as an improved pitching staff to help lead to more wins. Let’s see how this year’s squad stacked up this month. 2014 Team Record: 11-16 Team Average: .230 Team ERA: 3.51 […]

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The Daily CCO: Big Week Ahead for the Cubs

This is an important week for the future of the Chicago Cubs. Not only could an announcement be made about the Cubs new radio partner, the draft begins Thursday and the Cubs are still scheduled to meet with the Landmarks Commission on Thursday. A report from Ed Sherman indicated Friday the Cubs are close to […]

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The Daily CCO: Rizzo and the Players are Tired of Just Hearing about Wrigley Restoration Plans

Anthony Rizzo did not start on Friday night for the first time this season, but he had plenty to say before his teammates were bashed by the Brewers at Miller Park. According to multiple reports, Anthony Rizzo was asked about the latest news concerning the restoration of Wrigley Field and admitted he and the players […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Pedro Strop from DL, Place Hector Rondon on Paternity List

The Cubs activated RHP Pedro Strop from the 15-day DL on Friday. Strop was reportedly set to begin a rehab assignment in the near future on Thursday. The Cubs have decided to activate him instead. Strop has been on the disabled list since May 7 with a left groin strain. The Cubs announced Friday that […]

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Cubs Get Enough Wood to Hang On and Beat the Padres – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Forty-Seven: Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Travis Wood (5-4) LP – Billy Buckner (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (6) Travis Wood cruised through the first seven innings and drove in the Cubs third run with a single in the sixth inning. Neil Ramirez and Hector Rondon retired the last five batters of the […]

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Rambling About the Cubs Ineptitude

Hello again, everybody. It’s been a seesaw of a week for the Cubs. I think Paula Abdul said it best in her song “Opposites Attract, “I take two steps forward, I take two steps back …” Yes, for the record, I just went Paula Abdul on everyone, and if that doesn’t date me, I am […]

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No Win for Samardzija, No Sweep for the Cubs – Yankees 4, Cubs 2

Game Forty-Four: Cubs 2, Yankees 4 – 13 innings WP – Preston Claiborne (2-0) LP – Jose Veras (0-1) Save – David Robertson (9) Jeff Samardzija pitched seven innings of shutout baseball and the Cubs took a 2-0 lead into the ninth inning behind a pair of sacrifice hits. The Yankees loaded the bases with […]

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