Cubs Walk Away with Another Spring Loss – Cubs 2, Indians 9

Spring Training Game Fifteen – Cubs 2, Indians 9 WP – Zach McAllister (1-1) LP – Brooks Raley (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The Cubs dropped their fifth straight Cactus League game on Saturday afternoon. After starting the spring with wins in three of their first four games, the Cubs have dropped eight of […]

Cubs Can’t Cash ‘Em In – Cubs 2, Rangers 3

Spring Training Game Thirteen – Cubs 2, Rangers 3 WP – Robbie Ross (1-0) LP – Hisanori Takahashi (0-1) Save – Johan Yan (1) Dale Sveum finally received a solid performance from his pitching staff, but the offense could not come up with a hit late in the game and the Cubs lost for the […]

Cleveland Rocks Cubs’ Pitching – Cubs 5, Indians 13

Spring Training Game Eleven – Cubs 5, Indians 13 WP – Carlos Carrasco (1-0) LP – Alberto Cabrera (0-1) Save – Trevor Bauer (1) An Indians’ lineup full of Major League hitters took batting practice against the young Cubs’ hurlers on Monday afternoon in Mesa. Cleveland pounded out 20 hits, seven for extra bases, walked […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 03/04/13

Five Players to Watch: Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa This is the last in a series of articles highlighting some of the players not noted on off-season prospect lists. The players are as they are presently listed on rosters, and do not necessarily reflect where each player will start the season. The first report focused […]

Nothing Bogus About the Cubs Performance – Cubs 4, Angels 2

Spring Training Game Nine – Cubs (ss) 4, Angels 2 WP – Chris Rusin (1-0) LP – Brandon Sisk (0-1) Save – Jensen Lewis (2) The Cubs ended their two-game spring losing streak on Sunday afternoon in Tempe. Cubs’ pitching held an Angels lineup that included Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton and Mark Trumbo early on […]

Cubs Come Up Short in Scottsdale – Cubs 7, Giants 9

Spring Training Game Eight – Cubs 7, Giants 9 WP – Jake Dunning (1-0) LP – Barret Loux (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The Cubs dropped their second straight spring game on Saturday afternoon in Scottsdale. The Cubs took a 3-1 lead into the fourth, but once again the young pitchers on the spring […]

Too Many Freebies – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 6

Spring Training Game Seven – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 6 WP – Patrick Corbin (1-0) LP – Rafael Dolis (0-1) Save – None A game that appeared to duel between the pitching staffs early on, turned ugly for the Cubs in the sixth inning. The Cubs defense was charged with two errors that led to runs […]

Cubs Swing Away with a Spring Victory – Cubs 5, Athletics 3

Spring Training Game Six – Cubs 5, Athletics 3 WP – Travis Wood (2-0) LP – Bartolo Colon (0-1, BS 1) Save – Jensen Lewis (1) The Cubs got their work in at HoHoKam Park on Thursday afternoon, and beat the Oakland A’s in Cactus League action. A lineup full of mostly bench players and […]

Cubs Cannot Dodge a Long, Sloppy Loss – Cubs 7, Dodgers 11

Spring Training Game Five – Cubs 7, Dodgers 11 WP – Aaron Harang (1-0) LP – Trey McNutt (0-1) Save – None A Spring Training game that lasts for nearly four hours is never a good sign, and that was the case on Wednesday afternoon at HoHoKam Park. The Cubs and Dodgers played a sloppy […]

A Collective Victory in the Cactus League – Cubs 4, Rockies 2

Spring Training Game Four – Cubs 4, Rockies 2 WP – Andrew Carpenter (1-0) LP – Jorge De La Rosa (0-1) Save – Nick Struck (1) The Cubs won for the third time in four Spring Training games on Tuesday afternoon behind an excellent start from Edwin Jackson, home runs by Christian Villanueva and Dave […]