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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Cubs Five-Run Fifth Backs Lester in Win Over Giants – Cubs 7, Giants 3

Game One Hundred Eight – Cubs 7, Giants 3 WP – Jon Lester (7-8) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-8) Save – Hector Rondon (18) Kyle Schwarber and Jorge Soler delivered the big hits for the Cubs for the second day in a row. The Cubs broke a 1-1 tie with five runs in the fifth […]


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Schwarber and Soler Deliver Early, Cubs Take Opener from Giants – Cubs 5, Giants 4

Game One Hundred Seven – Cubs 5, Giants 4 WP – Justin Grimm (2-3) LP – Chris Heston (11-6) Save – Hector Rondon (17) Jorge Soler’s two-out, two-run single in the first put the Cubs on the board. Kyle Schwarber gave his team a 5-0 lead with a three-run smash in the second inning. After […]


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Sloppy Play Snaps Cubs Streak – Pirates 7, Cubs 5

Game One Hundred Six – Cubs 5, Pirates 7 WP – Antonio Bastardo (3-1) LP – Travis Wood (5-4) Save – Mark Melancon (34) The Cubs scored three runs in the sixth inning on a two-run homer by Kyle Schwarber and a solo blast from Anthony Rizzo and tied the game at four. The Pirates […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Talking to Front Office about Shuffling Cubs Lineup

The Cubs improved to a season-high 11 games over .500 with Tuesday’s win over the Pirates. Before the game Joe Maddon discussed ideas he has for the lineup once Miguel Montero returns from the disabled list. Montero could be activated as soon as Thursday and multiple reports indicated Montero could be back at some point […]


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Arrieta Dominates, Cubs Shut Out the Bucs – Cubs 5, Pirates 0

Game One Hundred Five – Cubs 5, Pirates 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (12-6) LP – J.A. Happ (4-7) Save – None Jake Arrieta shut down the Pirates for seven innings. Starlin Castro and Jorge Soler each drove in a pair of runs. And three of the five runs scored on two-out hits as the […]


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Cubs Hold On and Complete the Sweep in Milwaukee – Cubs 4, Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Four – Cubs 4, Brewers 3 WP – Clayton Richard (2-0) LP – Kyle Lohse (5-13) Save – Hector Rondon (16) Clayton Richard limited the Brewers to one run in six innings and doubled in a run in the fourth. Addison Russell homered and Kris Bryant drove in a run in the […]


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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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