A Volstad Victory – Cubs 5, Rockies 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 5, Rockies 0 – 8 innings WP – Chris Volstad (1-9) LP – Jhoulys Chacin (1-4) Save – Shawn Camp (2) 413 days and two rain delays later Chris Volstad’s winless streak came to an end with a victory over the Colorado Rockies. The Cubs took a 2-0 lead […]

Cubs Give One Back to the Rockies – Cubs 3, Rockies 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs 3, Rockies 4 WP – Carlos Torres (3-1) LP – Manny Corpas (0-1, BS 2) Save – Rafael Betancourt (26) The Cubs let another one slip away and dropped the second game of the series to the Rockies on Saturday afternoon. The Cubs jumped out to a 3-0 lead […]

Cubs Comeback with the Longball – Cubs 5, Rockies 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs 5, Rockies 3 WP – James Russell (6-1) LP – Matt Belisle (3-5, BS 6) Save – Carlos Marmol (16) The Cubs ended their four-game losing streak with a come from behind victory over the Rockies on Friday afternoon. The Cubs hit three home runs, scored three of their […]

Cubs Strikeout in Milwaukee – Cubs 2, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 2, Brewers 3 WP – Yovani Gallardo (13-8) LP – Travis Wood (4-10) Save – John Axford (20) The Cubs miserable seven-game road trip (1-6) concluded Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee with another loss. The Brewers received credit for the three-game sweep but the Cubs gave all three games away. […]

One Really Bad Inning – Cubs 5, Brewers 9

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 5, Brewers 9 WP – Mark Rogers (1-1) LP – Justin Germano (2-3) Save – None The Cubs lost for the fourth time in five games after another bad inning. The Cubs took a 3-1 lead into the bottom of the fifth on RBI from Anthony Rizzo, David DeJesus […]

Cubs Survive the Nightcap … and Split a Pair with the Reds – Cubs 9, Reds 7

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 9, Reds 7 WP – Brooks Raley (1-2) LP – Todd Redmond (0-1) Save – Carlos Marmol (15) A long day of baseball ended on a positive note as the Cubs hung on and defeated the Reds in the second game of the day-night doubleheader … and ended their […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/18/12

Game One Hundred Nineteen: Cubs (46-72) vs. Reds (73-46) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184/914 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Brooks Raley (0-2, 9.00/1.70) vs. Todd Redmond (0-0, -.–/-.–) The Reds hit three more home runs in game one and beat […]

Samardzija’s Long(ball) Afternoon – Cubs 3, Reds 5

Game One Hundred Eighteen – Cubs 3, Reds 5 WP – Johnny Cueto (16-6) LP – Jeff Samardzija (8-11) Save – Aroldis Chapman (29) The Reds pounded three more home runs on Saturday afternoon and the Cubs dropped game one of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader. The Cubs jumped out to an early lead on Alfonso Soriano’s […]

Three Longballs, Justin Germano … and a Cubs Win – Cubs 7, Astros 2

Game One Hundred Sixteen – Cubs 7, Astros 2 WP – Justin Germano (2-2) LP – Bud Norris (5-10) Save – None The Cubs put Tuesday’s embarrassing loss behind them and finished the seven-game homestand (3-4) with a solid win over Bud Norris and the Astros. Houston jumped out to an early lead on a […]

A Bad Night for Volstad and the Cubs – Cubs 1, Astros 10

Game One Hundred Fifteen – Cubs 1, Astros 10 WP – Lucas Harrell (10-8) LP – Chris Volstad (0-9) Save – None The Cubs played one of their worst games of the year at the old ballyard and lost to a Houston team that had won only 11 road games all season entering play Tuesday […]