Rizzo and Schwarber Supply the Power, Hendricks Takes Care of the Brewers – Cubs 4, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Three – Cubs 4, Brewers 2 WP – Kyle Hendricks (5-5) LP – Matt Garza (5-12) Save – Tommy Hunter (1) Anthony Rizzo hit a towering three-run homer with two outs in the third. Kyle Schwarber added a solo blast with two outs in the seventh and Kyle Hendricks limited the Brewers […]


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Cubs Month in Review – July 2015

Even with a winning record for the month, July has been somewhat of a disappointment. The Cubs slipped to a game behind the Giants for the second wild card spot due to an 8-7 record after the All-Star break in 15 games against some poor teams. With just two months to go, the club appears […]


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Hammel Gets Back on Track, Cubs Down the Brewers – Cubs 4, Brewers 1

Game One Hundred Two – Cubs 4, Brewers 1 WP – Jason Hammel (6-5) LP – Taylor Jungmann (5-3) Save – Hector Rondon (15) Jason Hammel kept the Brewers off balance and allowed one run in 5 2/3 innings. Starlin Castro drove in the first two runs, Addison Russell added a run scoring single with […]


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Rizzo Rocks the Three-Run Homer – Cubs 5, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 5, Brewers 2 WP – Rafael Soriano (2-0) LP – Will Smith (4-2, BS 4) Save – Hector Rondon (14) Anthony Rizzo stepped to the plate with two on and two out in the eighth inning with his team down 2-0. Rizzo hit a bullet to the upper deck […]


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Cubs Unable to Recover from Bad Start – Rockies 7, Cubs 2

Game Ninety-Nine – Cubs 2, Rockies 7 WP – Yohan Flande (1-1) LP – Dallas Beeler (0-1) Save – None The Rockies scored four runs in the first inning off Dallas Beeler and put the game away with two more runs off Rafael Soriano in the eighth as the Cubs lost another game to a […]


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Bryant’s Big Fly Walks Off the Rockies – Cubs 9, Rockies 8

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 9, Rockies 8 WP – Rafael Soriano (1-0, BS 1) LP – John Axford (3-4, BS 4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped to the plate with two outs in the ninth, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 8-7 after Jason Motte and Rafael Soriano gave up four […]


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Cubs Flat in Finale with Phillies – Phillies 11, Cubs 5

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs 5, Phillies 11 WP – Aaron Nola (1-1) LP – Jason Hammel (5-5) Save – None Everything that could go right for the Phillies did this weekend while the Cubs could not catch a single break. And the Phillies completed the three-game sweep over the Cubs after winning just 11 road […]


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The Streak Ends, No Hits for the Cubs – Phillies 5, Cubs 0

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 0, Phillies 5 WP – Cole Hamels (6-7) LP – Jake Arrieta (11-6) Save – None Cole Hamels made history Saturday afternoon at the old ballyard. Hamels completed the first no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs since Sandy Koufax’s perfect game on Sept. 9, 1965. The Cubs’ no-hit steak lasted 7,920 games […]


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No Room for Error – Phillies 5, Cubs 3

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3, Phillies 5 – 10 innings WP – Ken Giles (5-2) LP – James Russell (0-2) Save – Jonathan Papelbon (17) The Cubs bullpen had a bad day. Jason Motte was charged with his first blown save of the season after the Phillies tied the game at three in the ninth […]


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Maddon Pushes the Right Buttons, Cubs Split Doubleheader with Comeback Win – Cubs 6, Reds 5

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 6, Reds 5 WP – Hector Rondon (4-2) LP – Aroldis Chapman (3-4) Save – Jason Motte (6) Down 5-0 by the end of the second inning, the Cubs scored five runs in the top of the third with Kris Bryant delivering a pinch-hit two-run single to tie the game. The […]


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