Bumgarner Blanks Q’s Cubs – Cubs 0 Giants 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Seven – Cubs 0 Giants 4 WP – Madison Bumgarner (9-12) LP – Rodrigo Lopez (4-6) Save – None The difference in the three game series between the Cubs and Giants was starting pitching. In the first two games, the Cubs starters held San Francisco to two runs. On Wednesday the table […]

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Four Errors and a Bad Outing – Cubs 3 Braves 8

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 3 Braves 8 WP – Brandon Beachy (7-2) LP – Matt Garza (6-10) Save – None Most of the Cubs deficiencies were on display during the four-game series against the Braves. Q’s Cubs lost three of four to Atlanta and finished with a 3-4 record in the season series […]

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Cubs Left Another Game on Base – Cubs 4 Braves 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 4 Braves 5 WP – Mike Minor (4-2) LP – Casey Coleman (2-6) Save – Craig Kimbrel (40) Once again the Cubs had plenty of opportunities to put runs on the old scoreboard … and once again Q’s Cubs could not hit with runners in scoring position. After going […]

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Cardinals Launch Four Longballs off Lopez – Cubs 2 Cardinals 6

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 2 Cardinals 6 WP – Jake Westbrook (10-7) LP – Rodrigo Lopez (4-4) Save – None The Cubs offense could not keep pace with the Cardinals offense on Sunday night … and Q’s squad dropped the series finale to the Cardinals. Rodrigo Lopez struggled from the first inning on […]

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Nothing-for-Thirteen – Cubs 3 Astros 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs 3 Astros 4 WP – Bud Norris (6-8) LP – Casey Coleman (2-5) Save – Mark Melancon (12) There are no two ways about it, Casey Coleman was not good in his return to the big leagues but Wednesday’s loss was more about the Cubs inability to hit with […]

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An Unusual Comeback – Cubs 6 Braves 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 6 Braves 5 WP – John Grabow (3-0) LP – Eric O’Flaherty (1-4, BS 4) Save – Carlos Marmol (28) Sunday was two games in one for Q’s Cubs. The first five innings the Cubs looked lifeless and committed more errors than the three they were charged … then […]

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An Uggla Night for Zambrano – Cubs 4 Braves 10

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 4 Braves 10 WP – Mike Minor (2-2) LP – Carlos Zambrano (9-7) Save – None Some of the worst games of Carlos Zambrano’s career have come against the Atlanta Braves … and Friday’s debacle can be added to the list. After serving up a career-worst five home runs […]

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Z Offense Leads the Way … Cubs Post Seventh Straight W – Cubs 11 Reds 4

Game One Hundred Fourteen – Cubs 11 Reds 4 WP – Carlos Zambrano (9-6) LP – Johnny Cueto (7-5) Save – None Who would have thought a week ago after the debacle in St. Louis that Q’s Cubs could rattle off seven wins in a row? The Cubs posted their seventh straight victory behind a […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 08/03/11

Game One Hundred Eleven: Cubs (45-65) vs. Pirates (54-54) Game Time – 6:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – PNC Park, Pittsburgh Matt Garza (4-8, 3.99/1.32) vs. Charlie Morton (8-6, 4.04/1.56) For the second time this season the Cubs will shoot for the first four-game […]

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Cubs Break Out the Tape Measure – Cubs 11 Pirates 6

Game One Hundred Ten – Cubs 11 Pirates 6 WP – Randy Wells (3-4) LP – Kevin Correia (12-9) Save – None The Cubs won their third game in a row behind six home runs from five different players … and not one of the six homers was a cheap shot. The six longballs the […]

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