The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing September Call-Ups

With two weeks remaining in August, the Cubs are discussing which players on the 40-man roster will be called up in September with the roster expands. Joe Maddon talked to the Tribune about the possible additions to the active roster. “I’ve always liked the nugget or two that you draw from the minor league system, […]


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Cubs Strikeout in Finale, Settle for Two of Three on the South Side – White Sox 3, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Sixteen – Cubs 1, White Sox 3 WP – Chris Sale (11-7) LP – Dan Haren (8-8) Save – David Robertson (24) Jorge Soler homered with two outs in the ninth. And the Cubs brought the tying run to the plate after an Addison Russell infield single. Starlin Castro rolled out to […]


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Two-Out Hits Lift the Cubs Over the Sox – Cubs 6, White Sox 3

Game One Hundred Fifteen – Cubs 6, White Sox 3 WP – Jake Arrieta (14-6) LP – Jose Quintana (6-10) Save – Hector Rondon (21) Two Addison Russell two-out doubles led to the first two runs. Kyle Schwarber singled in Russell and broke a 1-1 tie with a two-out single in the fifth. Four of […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 08/15/15

Game One Hundred Fifteen: Cubs (66-48) vs. White Sox (54-59) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 180, 844 Location – U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (13-6, 2.38/0.99/2.66) vs. Jose Quintana (6-9, 3.59/1.28/3.23) Round two of the Crosstown Cup Series resumes tonight […]


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Cubs Launch Five Longballs, Sweep the Brewers and Complete a Perfect Homestand – Cubs 9, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Thirteen – Cubs 9, Brewers 2 WP – Jon Lester (8-8) LP – Tyler Cravy (0-4) Save – None Dexter Fowler and Kyle Schwarber hit back-to-back jacks in the fifth inning and broke a 1-1 tie. Anthony Rizzo went yard with a mammoth shot to center. Kyle Schwarber added a two-run blast […]


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A Miggy Mash Walks Off the Brewers in Extras – Cubs 3, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Twelve – Cubs 3, Brewers 2 – 10 innings WP – Tommy Hunter (3-2) LP – Michael Blazek (5-3) Save – None Miguel Montero led off the 10th inning with the game tied at two. Montero lined a 0-1 pitch from Michael Blazek into the bleachers in left field and the Cubs beat […]


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Cubs Grind Out a Win Over the Brewers – Cubs 6, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Eleven – Cubs 6, Brewers 3 WP – Dan Haren (8-7) LP – Taylor Jungmann (6-4) Save – James Russell (1) Anthony Rizzo and Jorge Soler drove in four of the six runs. Dan Haren picked up his first win, No. 150 of his career, and the bullpen pitched 3 2/3 innings […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Sweeps are Cool

It was a very good weekend on the field for the Chicago Cubs, and it started Thursday night when Joe Maddon set the tone for the weekend by managing a game in early August like it was early October. Joe Maddon pushed the right buttons and his players responded with four wins over the defending […]


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A Shut Out to Complete the Four-Game Sweep – Cubs 2, Giants 0

Game One Hundred Ten – Cubs 2, Giants 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (13-6) LP – Jake Peavy (2-5) Save – Hector Rondon (19) Jake Arrieta kept the Giants off the scoreboard for 7 2/3 innings and scored the Cubs second run after he tripled in the second inning. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell drove […]


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Cubs Offense Keeps Rolling – Cubs 8, Giants 6

Game One Hundred Nine – Cubs 8, Giants 6 WP – Kyle Hendricks (6-5) LP – Matt Cain (2-3) Save – Justin Grimm (3) It was a total team effort Saturday as the Cubs beat the Giants for the third day in a row. Seven of the eight position players in Joe Maddon’s starting lineup […]


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