Cubs Month in Review – May 2015

If April was an announcement of an improved Chicago Cubs, May has shown a team that still has some issues before it becomes a full-blown contender. The offense and pitching couldn’t get on the same page, as the first half of the month saw the offense batting .254 and pitching to a 4.79 ERA while […]


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Cubs Patience Leads to Walk-Off Win over Royals – Cubs 2, Royals 1

Game Forty-Eight – Cubs 2, Royals 1 – 11 innings WP – Zac Rosscup (2-1) LP – Ryan Madson (0-1) Save – None David Ross delivered the game-winner, a bloop single with the bases loaded in the 11th inning as the Cubs topped the Royals on Sunday afternoon at Weeghman Park. Dexter Fowler (0-for-4 with a […]


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Cubs Reportedly Interested in Veteran Lefty Oliver Perez

The Cubs are looking for ways to improve the bullpen and have already been connected to RHP Rafael Soriano, RHP Tyler Clippard and RHP Jonathan Papelbon. According to a report from the Sun-Times, LHP Oliver Perez can be added to the list. Gordon Wittenmyer reported the Cubs have been linked to Diamondbacks’ left hander Oliver […]


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Bryant’s Homer Tied It and Russell Walked Off the Nationals – Cubs 3, Nationals 2

Game Forty-Five – Cubs 3, Nationals 2 WP – Hector Rondon (3-0) LP – Matt Grace (2-1) Save – None Kris Bryant tied the game at two in the eighth with a mammoth home run to left and Addison Russell won it in the ninth with a double that plated Jonathan Herrera as the Cubs […]


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Cubs Out Solo Homered – Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Game Forty-Four – Cubs 1, Nationals 2 WP – Tanner Roark (1-2) LP – Justin Grimm (1-1) Save – Drew Storen (15) Kris Bryant homered in the first inning but that was the extent of the Cubs’ scoring on Memorial Day. The Nationals hit one more solo homer than the Cubs did with the wind […]


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Cubs Bullpen Strikes Again – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4

Game Forty-One – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 5 – 13 innings WP – Randall Delgado (2-2) LP – Zac Rosscup (1-1) Save – None Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro broke a 2-2 tie in the 10th with run scoring singles. Hector Rondon could not finish off the Diamondbacks and blew his third save of the season. Paul […]


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Cubs Manufacture a Win – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game Thirty-Nine – Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Justin Grimm (1-0) LP – Tyson Ross (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (9) Two of the Cubs three runs scored without a hit. Tsuyoshi Wada struck out a career-high nine batters in 4 2/3 innings. And the bullpen kept the Padres off the board the rest […]


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Cubs Reportedly Interested in RHP Jonathan Papelbon

One of the areas the front office is expected to address before the trade deadline is the bullpen. And according to Bruce Levine, the Cubs are interested in RHP Jonathan Papelbon and have had internal discussions about the veteran closer. There is an obvious connection between the Cubs’ front office and Jonathan Papelbon. The Red […]


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Cubs Move Travis Wood to the Bullpen

The Cubs announced a decision to add an arm to the bullpen Saturday without saying a word. LHP Travis Wood started warming in the bullpen during the eighth inning and he was obviously doing more than just throwing his side session in between starts. Joe Maddon gave the ball to Wood for the ninth inning. […]


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Cubs Win on an Unbelievable Finish to a Wild Day at Wrigley – Cubs 11, Pirates 10

Game Thirty-Five – Cubs 11, Pirates 10 – 12 innings WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Radhames Liz (1-3) Save – None It took five hours, one minute and 12 innings but the Cubs won for the fifth time in a row on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. There was a little déjà […]


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