A Rather Grimm Night for the Cubs – Reds 13, Cubs 6

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 6, Reds 13 WP – Ryan Mattheus (2-4) LP – Justin Grimm (2-4, BS 2) Save – Aroldis Chapman (26) The Cubs scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and took a 5-3 lead into the sixth. Justin Grimm served up two, two-run homers in the sixth. […]

Cubs West Coast Woes Continue, Drop Fourth in a Row – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (5-1) LP – Jon Lester (8-10) Save – Kenley Jansen (27) The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the seventh. The offense did not capitalize against Mat Latos and give Jon Lester a little breathing room. Lester was unable […]

Cubs Have No Answers for Bumgarner – Giants 9, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 1, Giants 9 WP – Madison Bumgarner (16-6) LP – Dan Haren (8-9) Save – None Starlin Castro doubled in Anthony Rizzo for the first run of the game in the second inning. The Giants scored five unanswered runs off Dan Haren in two innings. Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 […]

Cubs Sign INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio to Minor League Contract

The Cubs announced Tuesday the team re-signed INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio to a minor league contract. Bonifacio was assigned to Triple-A Iowa and he was added to Iowa’s active roster. Emilio Bonifacio inked a minor league contract with the Cubs in February 2014 after he was released by the Royals. Bonifacio was added to the 40-man […]

Cubs Hammel and Sweep the Braves – Cubs 9, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 9, Braves 3 WP – Jason Hammel (7-5) LP – Matt Wisler (5-4) Save – None Kris Bryant, Dexter Fowler, Miguel Montero and Kyle Schwarber all went deep Sunday. The Cubs hit five home runs, two by Kris Bryant and the first four to the opposite field and completed […]

Tigers Light Up Lester, Take Two-Game Series from the Cubs – Tigers 15, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Eighteen – Cubs 8, Tigers 15 WP – Neftali Feliz (3-3) LP – Jon Lester (8-9) Save – None The Tigers hit parade continued Wednesday night. Detroit scored seven runs off Jon Lester in 2 2/3 innings and knocked him out of the game. The Tigers just kept hitting and the Cubs […]

Cubs Come Up Short on a Long, Rainy Night at Wrigley – Tigers 10, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Seventeen – Cubs 8, Tigers 10 WP – Al Alburquerque (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-6) Save – None After rain delayed the game for two hours and 17 minutes in the third inning, the Cubs chipped away at the big league the Tigers built against Jason Hammel. Kyle Schwarber hit a […]

Cubs Strikeout in Finale, Settle for Two of Three on the South Side – White Sox 3, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Sixteen – Cubs 1, White Sox 3 WP – Chris Sale (11-7) LP – Dan Haren (8-8) Save – David Robertson (24) Jorge Soler homered with two outs in the ninth. And the Cubs brought the tying run to the plate after an Addison Russell infield single. Starlin Castro rolled out to […]

Cubs Grind Out a Win Over the Brewers – Cubs 6, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Eleven – Cubs 6, Brewers 3 WP – Dan Haren (8-7) LP – Taylor Jungmann (6-4) Save – James Russell (1) Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler drove in four of the six runs. Dan Haren picked up his first win, No. 150 of his career, and the bullpen pitched 3 2/3 innings […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: Sweeps are Cool

It was a very good weekend on the field for the Chicago Cubs, and it started Thursday night when Joe Maddon set the tone for the weekend by managing a game in early August like it was early October. Joe Maddon pushed the right buttons and his players responded with four wins over the defending […]