The Daily Debacle Continues … Cubs Pounded by the Marlins – Cubs 3 Marlins 13

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3 Marlins 13 WP – Javier Vazquez (6-8) LP – Carlos Zambrano (6-5) Save – None Carlos Zambrano came off the disabled list prior to Saturday’s game against Florida and he simply did not have anything. Z’s velocity was down early and the Marlins scored three runs in the first inning. […]

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Catching Up With the Cubs Rumor Mill

When play resumes on Thursday, the Cubs will have 70 games remaining on their 2011 schedule and Jim Hendry will have several decisions to make that could impact this organization for several years. The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is 19 days away and the overpaid, underachieving roster that Hendry assembled should have a different […]

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A Fitting End to the First Half – Cubs 1 Pirates 9

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 1 Pirates 9 WP – Paul Maholm (6-9) LP – Ramon Ortiz (0-2) Save – None The first half ended the same way as the season began for the Chicago Cubs … with a loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cubs lost their third series to the Pirates and are 3-6 […]

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What a Game … What a Comeback … Cubs Win! – Cubs 10 Nationals 9

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 10 Nationals 9 WP – Sean Marshall (5-2) LP – Henry Rodriguez (3-2) Save – Carlos Marmol (18) On a night that was shaping up to be another embarrassing loss, the Cubs mounted their biggest come from behind victory in over three years … May 30, 2008 against the Rockies at […]

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Cubs Squeezed By a Single Run Again – Cubs 4 Nationals 5

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 4 Nationals 5 WP – Ryan Mattheus (2-0) LP – Kerry Wood (1-4) Save – Drew Storen (22) The Chicago Cubs lost their third straight game to the Nationals by one-run and dropped to a season-worst 18 games under .500. Q’s Cubs are now 10-17 in games decided by one run […]

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Another One Run Defeat … and a New Season Low – Cubs 2 Nationals 3

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 2 Nationals 3 WP – Ross Detwiler (1-0) LP – Ramon Ortiz (0-1) Save – Drew Storen (21) After a shaky start and an error by Jeff Baker, Ramon Ortiz put together a decent outing and gave his new team every chance to win the game. The Nationals scored all three […]

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Down to the Last Strike … Cubs Walk-off the Giants Again – Cubs 5 Giants 2

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 5 Giants 2 – 13 innings WP – John Grabow (1-0) LP – Ramon Ramirez (2-1, BS 1) Save – None The Chicago Cubs came from behind not once but twice against the San Francisco Giants’ bullpen on Thursday afternoon and pulled off an improbable walk-off victory … the Cubs second […]

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Cubs Swept to a New Low – Cubs 3 Giants 6

Game Eighty – Cubs 3 Giants 6 WP – Barry Zito (1-1) LP – Rodrigo Lopez (0-2) Save – Brian Wilson (24) Tuesday was a long and frustrating day for the Chicago Cubs. The Giants swept the Cubs in the day-night doubleheader and dropped Q’s squad to a season-low 16 games under .500. After being […]

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Cubs Can’t Out Hit Doug Davis – Cubs 7 Giants 13

Game Seventy-Nine – Cubs 7 Giants 13 WP – Ryan Vogelsong (6-1) LP – Doug Davis (1-7) Save – None Seven runs against Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants pen at Wrigley would figure to be enough to put one in the win column … but not with Doug Davis on the mound. The veteran southpaw […]

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Royals Getz the Best of Q’s Cubs – Cubs 2 Royals 3

Game Seventy-Six – Cubs 2 Royals 3 WP – Greg Holland (2-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (5-4) Save – Joakim Soria (12) Once again the Cubs had plenty of chances to win a game … and once again the Cubs came up short. The Cubs and Royals were tied at two until the bottom of […]

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