Cubs Offense Keeps Rolling – Cubs 8, Giants 6

Game One Hundred Nine – Cubs 8, Giants 6 WP – Kyle Hendricks (6-5) LP – Matt Cain (2-3) Save – Justin Grimm (3) It was a total team effort Saturday as the Cubs beat the Giants for the third day in a row. Seven of the eight position players in Joe Maddon’s starting lineup […]

Sloppy Play Snaps Cubs Streak – Pirates 7, Cubs 5

Game One Hundred Six – Cubs 5, Pirates 7 WP – Antonio Bastardo (3-1) LP – Travis Wood (5-4) Save – Mark Melancon (34) The Cubs scored three runs in the sixth inning on a two-run homer by Kyle Schwarber and a solo blast from Anthony Rizzo and tied the game at four. The Pirates […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rambling about the Cubs as the Dog Days Begin

Hello again, everybody. There have been ramblings on Mondays, on Tuesdays, on Wednesdays, on Thursdays, and on Fridays … but never has there ever been ramblings on a Saturday! I don’t mean to shock your system, but it is a shock to mine as well. A weekend Ramblings! With that said, there really is not […]

Cubs Unable to Recover from Bad Start – Rockies 7, Cubs 2

Game Ninety-Nine – Cubs 2, Rockies 7 WP – Yohan Flande (1-1) LP – Dallas Beeler (0-1) Save – None The Rockies scored four runs in the first inning off Dallas Beeler and put the game away with two more runs off Rafael Soriano in the eighth as the Cubs lost another game to a […]

The Streak Ends, No Hits for the Cubs – Phillies 5, Cubs 0

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 0, Phillies 5 WP – Cole Hamels (6-7) LP – Jake Arrieta (11-6) Save – None Cole Hamels made history Saturday afternoon at the old ballyard. Hamels completed the first no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs since Sandy Koufax’s perfect game on Sept. 9, 1965. The Cubs’ no-hit steak lasted 7,920 games […]

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 […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – Game One – 07/22/15

Game Ninety-Three: Cubs (50-42) vs. Reds (41-50) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks (4-4, 3.44/1.11/3.23) vs. Mike Leake (7-5, 3.95/1.23/4.10) Let’s Play Two … The Cubs and Reds have a day-night […]

The Schwarber Game – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 5, Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Jason Motte (7-1) LP – Nate Adcock (1-2) Save – Justin Grimm (2) Kyle Schwarber tied the game at four with a two-run mammoth homer in the ninth and Schwarber delivered the game winner, a line drive solo homer to right in the […]