Limping Toward the Finish Line – Cubs 3 Diamondbacks 12

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 3 Diamondbacks 12 WP – Billy Buckner (4-6) LP – Tom Gorzelanny (7-3) Save – None Since being officially eliminated on Tuesday night from post-season play, Lou Piniella’s crew has mailed in their remaining games. After being shutout on Wednesday, scoring just two runs in the nightcap (being blanked […]

Doumit! Cubs Zwept by Z Bucs – Cubs 2 Pirates 8

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs 2 Pirates 8 WP – Jeff Karstens (4-5) LP – Carlos Zambrano (9-7) Save – None The Chicago Cubs are just going through the motions at this point. After dropping game one 4-0 and managing only four hits on Wednesday afternoon, the Cubs scored only two runs in the […]

Morton Returns the Shutout – Cubs 0 Pirates 4

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 0 Pirates 4 WP – Charlie Morton (5-9) LP – Ted Lilly (12-9) Save – None The Pirates beat the Cubs for only the third time this season behind the first complete game shutout of Charlie Morton’s career. The Cubs’ offense managed only four hits in nine innings against […]

No Cain Do – Cubs 1 Giants 5

Game One Hundred Fifty-Five – Cubs 1 Giants 5 WP – Matt Cain (14-7) LP – Randy Wells (11-10) Save – Brian Wilson (37) After an excellent start to the four-game series against the Giants, the Cubs could not complete the sweep on Sunday afternoon behind Randy Wells. The Cubs’ offense managed three hits against […]

Rolling Toward the End – Cubs 6 Giants 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 6 Giants 2 WP – Tom Gorzelanny (7-2) LP – Barry Zito (10-13) Save – None As the cliché goes … too little too late. Lou Piniella’s crew waited too long to play the way most expected they would throughout the season. The Cubs have won six of their […]

The Shark Bitten by the Longball – Cubs 2 Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-One – Cubs 2 Brewers 3 WP – Chris Narveson (2-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-3) Save – Trevor Hoffman (35) The Cubs season with the Brewers ended the way it began … with a loss. In between the Cubs posted a 10-5 record against Milwaukee, the fourth straight year the Cubs […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 09/23/09

Game One Hundred Fifty-One: Cubs (78-72) vs. Brewers (74-77) Game Time – 7:05pm C.T. Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 188 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Jeff Samardzija (1-2, 7.89/1.85) vs. Chris Narveson (1-0, 4.22/1.41) It’s getaway day for the Chicago Cubs. After tonight’s game they depart for San […]

A Wells Played Win by the Cubs – Cubs 7 Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 7 Brewers 2 WP – Randy Wells (11-9) LP – Dave Bush (5-8) Save – None For the second straight night the Cubs put a crooked number on the board in the first inning at Miller Park … with run scoring hits by Derrek Lee and Aramis Ramirez. The […]

Three Hundred and Ninety-Zeven Wonderful Feet – Cubs 6 Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 6 Cardinals 3 – 11 innings WP – Esmailin Caridad (1-0) LP – Mitchell Boggs (2-3) Save – Carlos Marmol (14) It took eleven innings and three hours and fifty-three minutes but the Cubs were able to salvage the last game of the season against the Cardinals. The Cubs […]

Holliday Walks Off the Cubs – Cubs 2 Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 2 Cardinals 3 WP – Ryan Franklin (3-3) LP – Aaron Heilman (3-4) Save – None After jumping out to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning, the Cubs lost the opening game in St. Louis on the fifth pitch of the bottom of the ninth inning. Ryan […]