Over Before It Started – Reds 9, Cubs 1

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 1, Reds 9 WP – Mike Leake (8-5) LP – Kyle Hendricks (4-5) Save – None Before Kyle Hendricks could record an out Wednesday afternoon, the Reds scored four runs and never looked back. The Cubs issues at the plate continued as the Reds took batting practice and pummeled Joe Maddon’s […]


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The Schwarber Game – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 5, Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Jason Motte (7-1) LP – Nate Adcock (1-2) Save – Justin Grimm (2) Kyle Schwarber tied the game at four with a two-run mammoth homer in the ninth and Schwarber delivered the game winner, a line drive solo homer to right in the […]


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Three Big Reds Homers Too Much for the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 4, Reds 5 WP – Ryan Mattheus (1-1) LP – Justin Grimm (1-3, BS 1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (19) The Cubs took a 4-3 lead into the sixth inning. A two-out walk to Todd Frazier put the tying run on base and Jay Bruce launched the Reds third home run […]


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Lester Flirts with a No-No, Cubs Shutout the Braves – Cubs 4, Braves 0

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 4, Braves 0 WP – Jon Lester (5-8) LP – Manny Banuelos (1-1) Save – None Jon Lester took a no-hitter into the eighth inning after a decision by the official scorer, John Wilkinson, in the seventh changed the Braves only hit of the game to an error. Lester gave up […]


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Second Half Starts on a Sour Note – Braves 4, Cubs 2

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 2, Braves 4 WP – Arodys Vizcaino (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-5) Save – Jim Johnson (6) Pedro Strop gave up a two-out, two-run single to Eury Perez with the bases loaded in the eighth inning that was the difference Friday night in Atlanta as the Cubs lost the opener […]


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Jake Arrieta Pitches, Jake Arrieta Hits, Cubs Win – Cubs 3, White Sox 1

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 3, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (10-5) LP – Jose Quintana (4-9) Save – None Jake Arrieta did it all for the Cubs on Sunday afternoon. Arrieta tossed his second complete game of the season and faced just two over the minimum on the mound. At the plate, Arrieta […]


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Cubs Slide Continues – White Sox 5, Cubs 1

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 1, White Sox 5 WP – Chris Sale (8-4) LP – Jon Lester (4-8) Save – None The largest crowd of the season at Wrigley Field saw the Cubs drop their third game in a row. Jon Lester allowed two runs in the first inning and that is all the run […]


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Cubs Patience Doesn’t Pay Off – White Sox 1, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 0, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Petricka (3-2) LP – Hector Rondon (3-2) Save – David Robertson (19) The Cubs walked seven times but managed only three singles while the White Sox defense turned five double plays. And the only run in the game scored without a hit as the […]


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Cubs Can’t Close Out the Comeback – Cardinals 6, Cubs 5

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 5, Cardinals 6 WP – Miguel Socolovich (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (25) With the Cubs leading 5-4 and two outs in the ninth, Pedro Strop walked Matt Carpenter on four pitches. Strop got ahead of Jhonny Peralta 1-2. Strop did not execute his […]


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Cubs Take Two from the Cardinals – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Seth Maness (3-1, BS 2) Save – Jason Motte (5) The Cubs took advantage of Cardinals mistakes in the nightcap of the day-night doubleheader, scored three runs in the seventh inning and held on to beat the Cardinals to complete the […]


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