Cubs Month in Review – August 2015

After an inconsistent July where many Cubs fans and yours truly questioned if the team had what it took to stay in the mix for contention, the team responded by posting a 19-9 record. At times, the team looked unbeatable and at the same time, a young team running out of gas. Let’s take a […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Hit the Road, Going Back to Cali and Other News and Notes

The Cubs wrapped up the seven-game homestand in dramatic fashion Monday with a 2-1 win over the Indians in the make-up game thanks to an excellent outing from Jon Lester and the walk-off oppo blast from Kris Bryant. The Cubs are 21 games over .500 after completing the first 20-4 stretch for the franchise since […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Place Jorge Soler and Jason Motte on 15-Day DL, Recall Tommy La Stella and Zac Rosscup from Iowa

The Cubs announced four roster moves Monday morning and updated Addison Russell’s status. The Cubs placed OF Jorge Soler on the 15-day DL with a left oblique strain. Soler could be out about a month. The injury happened late in Sunday’s game and he had an MRI on Sunday night. Jason Motte was placed on […]


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Cubs Hammel and Sweep the Braves – Cubs 9, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 9, Braves 3 WP – Jason Hammel (7-5) LP – Matt Wisler (5-4) Save – None Kris Bryant, Dexter Fowler, Miguel Montero and Kyle Schwarber all went deep Sunday. The Cubs hit five home runs, two by Kris Bryant and the first four to the opposite field and completed […]


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John Mallee Talks Hitting and the Cubs on Inside the Clubhouse

Cubs’ hitting coach John Mallee spent the last segment of Saturday’s Inside the Clubhouse (670 The Score) talking about several of his players with Bruce Levine and Jordan Bernfield. The Cubs have a dynamic group of young hitters John Mallee and Eric Hinske work with on a daily basis. Mallee discussed the challenges young players […]


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Four Home Runs Lift the Cubs to Third Straight Win – Cubs 9, Braves 7

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 9, Braves 7 WP – Pedro Strop (2-6) LP – Edwin Jackson (2-2) Save – Hector Rondon (23) Miguel Montero led off the eighth inning with the game tied at seven and gave the Cubs the lead for good. Montero hit a solo homer to left center off Edwin […]


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Cubs Turn Extra Outs Into a Comeback Win – Cubs 5, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 5, Braves 3 WP – Jason Motte (8-1) LP – Shelby Miller (5-10) Save – Hector Rondon (22) The Cubs fought back from a 3-1 deficit in the fifth inning and found a way to beat the Braves on Friday afternoon. Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero hit back-to-back doubles […]


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Jake Being Jake – Cubs 7, Braves 1

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 7, Braves 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (15-6) LP – Mike Foltynewicz (4-5) Save – None Jake Arrieta completed six shutout innings. Chris Coghlan drove in a pair of runs. Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run home. Addison Russell added a solo shot and Miguel Montero delivered a clutch, two-out […]


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Tigers Light Up Lester, Take Two-Game Series from the Cubs – Tigers 15, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Eighteen – Cubs 8, Tigers 15 WP – Neftali Feliz (3-3) LP – Jon Lester (8-9) Save – None The Tigers hit parade continued Wednesday night. Detroit scored seven runs off Jon Lester in 2 2/3 innings and knocked him out of the game. The Tigers just kept hitting and the Cubs […]


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Cubs Come Up Short on a Long, Rainy Night at Wrigley – Tigers 10, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Seventeen – Cubs 8, Tigers 10 WP – Al Alburquerque (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-6) Save – None After rain delayed the game for two hours and 17 minutes in the third inning, the Cubs chipped away at the big league the Tigers built against Jason Hammel. Kyle Schwarber hit a […]


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