Cubs Unable to Strop Aramis Ramirez and the Brewers – Brewers 5, Cubs 3

Game Twenty-Three – Cubs 3, Brewers 5 WP – Will Smith (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (0-1) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (4) Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and Jason Hammel drove in runs, but the offense continued to struggle putting the ball in play while Aramis Ramirez drove in three of the Brewers five runs and […]


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The Daily CCO: Edwards is Adjusting to New Role and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs caught many by surprise when Carl Edwards Jr. (C.J. Edwards) was moved to the pen at the beginning of the season. The Cubs liked what they saw from Edwards while he was in big league camp in short stints. Plus the front office was looking for a way to limit his innings this season. […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Offense Mis-Fiers in an Ugly Loss to the Brewers – Brewers 6, Cubs 1

Game Twenty-Two – Cubs 1, Brewers 6 WP – Mike Fiers (1-3) LP – Jake Arrieta (3-2) Save – None On a hitter’s day at Wrigley with the wind blowing out, the Brewers jumped on Jake Arrieta and never looked back while the Cubs spent the afternoon striking out against Mike Fiers. And the Cubs […]


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Jon Lester Shut ‘Em Out, Addison Russell Hit It Out – Cubs 1, Brewers 0

Game Twenty-One – Cubs 1, Brewers 0 WP – Jon Lester (1-2) LP – Wily Peralta (0-4) Save – Hector Rondon (5) Jon Lester pitched seven innings of shutout ball and Addison Russell went deep in the third inning as the Cubs hung on and beat the Brewers on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. […]


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Cubs Month In Review – April 2015

What a difference a year makes. With the front office adding some quality veterans and bringing up two of its most heralded prospects, the team posted a 12-8 record for April, the organization’s first winning record in April since 2008. Let’s take a look at why the Cubs made such a giant leap to start […]


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Rough Night for Hendricks Turns into a Loss for the Cubs – Pirates 8, Cubs 1

Game Twenty – Cubs 1, Pirates 8 WP – Gerrit Cole (4-0) LP – Kyle Hendricks (0-1) Save – None The Cubs managed only one run against Pirates’ ace Gerrit Cole while Kyle Hendricks gave the Pirates too many opportunities on Wednesday night as the Pirates salvaged the finale of the three game series at […]


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And the Two-Out RBI Hits Just Keep on Coming – Cubs 6, Pirates 2

Game Nineteen – Cubs 6, Pirates 2 WP – Travis Wood (2-1) LP – Jeff Locke (2-1) Save – None The Cubs extended the winning streak to four games Tuesday night with a rather impressive win over the Pirates. The Cubs scored all six runs on two-out basehits from Addison Russell, Dexter Fowler, Junior Lake, […]


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The Daily CCO: Baez Back with Iowa by End of Week, Updates on Edwards, Almora and Other Cubs News

Javier Baez is getting close to returning to the Iowa Cubs. Baez is playing in extended Spring Training games to get back into baseball shape after taking a leave of absence to be with his family following the death of his sister. Theo Epstein talked with the beat writers Monday and one of the topics […]


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Cubs Drop the Hammel on the Pirates – Cubs 4, Pirates 0

Game Eighteen – Cubs 4, Pirates 0 WP – Jason Hammel (2-1) LP – Vance Worley (2-2) Save – None Jason Hammel pitched eight shutout innings. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant drove in all four runs with three two-out hits as the Cubs beat the Pirates on Monday night at the old ballyard. Jason Hammel clearly […]


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Cubs Scratch Out a Sweep – Cubs 5, Reds 2

Game Seventeen – Cubs 5, Reds 2 WP – Jake Arrieta (3-1) LP – Anthony DeSclafani (2-1) Save – Hector Rondon (4) Miguel Montero drove in the first two runs. And Addison Russell delivered a bases clearing two-out double in the four-run fourth inning as the Cubs completed the two-game sweep over the Reds on […]


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