Cubs Fold in the Finale with the Cards – Cubs 3, Cardinals 6

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 3, Cardinals 6 WP – Kyle Lohse (16-3) LP – Justin Germano (2-9) Save – Jason Motte (40) The Cubs tried to make a game of it on Sunday afternoon. After being down 3-0 in the third, the Cubs scored a pair in the fourth but the Cardinals added […]

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… And This One Was Given to the Reds – Cubs 5, Reds 6

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 5, Reds 6 – 11 innings WP – Logan Ondrusek (5-2) LP – Alberto Cabrera (0-1) Save – Jonathan Broxton (27) The Cubs gave the Reds all they could handle on Wednesday night but came up short in 11 innings. The Cubs lost to the Reds for the seventh […]

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Rizzo, Cubs Complete Comeback in Grand Fashion – Cubs 13, Pirates 9

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 13, Pirates 9 WP – Jeff Beliveau (1-0) LP – Jared Hughes (2-2, BS 2) Save – None The Cubs never quit and battled back from two large deficits in Sunday’s slugfest at Wrigley Field. The Cubs were down 6-1 going into the bottom of the fifth, cut the […]

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Cubs Can’t Rally Past Mistakes – Cubs 6, Pirates 7

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 6, Pirates 7 WP – Wandy Rodriguez (11-13) LP – Jason Berken (0-1) Save – Joel Hanrahan (35) The Cubs could not outhit their mistakes on Saturday afternoon and their rally came up short a run short in the ninth inning against Joel Hanrahan. The Cubs trailed 6-1 after […]

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Cubs Say Good-Bye to Houston with a Win – Cubs 5, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-Three – Cubs 5, Astros 1 WP – Travis Wood (6-11) LP – Fernando Abad (0-4) Save – None The Cubs ended their 10-game, three-city road trip on a positive note with a win in the rubber game with the Astros. The Cubs won what was likely their final series in Houston […]

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A Long, Sloppy Unearned Loss – Cubs 0, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 0, Astros 1 WP – Jordan Lyles (4-11) LP – Justin Germano (2-7) Save – Wilton Lopez (4) Tuesday night’s game came in 39 minutes short of Monday’s opener but it was equally as challenging to watch. The Cubs four-game winning streak came to an end as Dale Sveum’s […]

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Sappelt Delivers in a Long Night in Houston – Cubs 4, Astros 1

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 4, Astros 1 WP – Chris Volstad (3-10) LP – Fernando Rodriguez (1-10) Save – Carlos Marmol (19) The Cubs won their fourth straight game on Monday night in Houston. It took the Cubs and Astros three hours and 50 minutes to complete nine innings … and both teams […]

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Three Home Runs … and a Three-Game Sweep – Cubs 4, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Forty – Cubs 4, Pirates 2 WP – James Russell (7-1, BS 3) LP – Jason Grilli (1-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (18) The Cubs hung on at the end and completed the three-game sweep over the Pirates. Dale Sveum’s team posted their first three-game road sweep of the season … and […]

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Samardzija Wraps Up Season with a Complete Game Win – Cubs 4, Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs 4, Pirates 3 WP – Jeff Samardzija (9-13) LP – Jason Grilli (1-5) Save – None The Cubs beat the Pirates for the second day in a row behind a complete game by Jeff Samardzija in his last start of the season. The Cubs posted their first back-to-back wins […]

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Cubs Turn Seven Pirates Errors into a Win – Cubs 12, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Eight – Cubs 12, Pirates 2 WP – Travis Wood (5-11) LP – A.J. Burnett (15-6) Save – None The Cubs took advantage of seven Pirates’ errors and ended their six-game losing streak with their first win on the road since August 18. The Cubs scored 12 runs on 12 hits, two […]

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