Cubs Blanked By The Bay – Giants 4, Cubs 0

Game Fifty: Cubs 0, Giants 4 WP – Tim Hudson (5-2) LP – Jake Arrieta (1-1) Save – None The Cubs could not string together any hits on Tuesday night against Tim Hudson and were shutout for the sixth time this season. The Cubs offense managed six hits, one for extra bases, and put two […]

Padres Pound Jackson and the Cubs – Padres 11, Cubs 1

Game Forty-Six: Cubs 1, Padres 11 WP – Tim Stauffer (2-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (3-4) Save – None Edwin Jackson followed his best outing in a Cubs’ uniform with one of his worst as the Padres scored a season-high 11 runs on Friday night and pounded the Cubs in the second game of the […]

The Daily CCO: Baez Extends Hitting Streak to Seven Games and Bryant Stays Hot

The Daily CCO returns after a brief hiatus due to the announcement the Cubs are moving forward with expanding, restoring and renovating Wrigley Field. And while many spent Thursday saying, it’s about time, the neighborhood and Ald. Tom Tunney are not very happy with the team that resides on the corner of Clark and Addison. […]

No Win for Samardzija, No Sweep for the Cubs – Yankees 4, Cubs 2

Game Forty-Four: Cubs 2, Yankees 4 – 13 innings WP – Preston Claiborne (2-0) LP – Jose Veras (0-1) Save – David Robertson (9) Jeff Samardzija pitched seven innings of shutout baseball and the Cubs took a 2-0 lead into the ninth inning behind a pair of sacrifice hits. The Yankees loaded the bases with […]

The Daily CCO: Cubs Won Second Series of the Season

The Cubs had a good weekend at the old ballyard and took two of three from the Brewers. After a sloppy, mistake filled game on Friday, Edwin Jackson, Travis Wood and the bullpen held Milwaukee to a Rickie Weeks two-run home run over the last 18 innings of the series and beat the Brewers in […]

Bryant Keeps Impressing, Vizcaino Progressing and Cubs News from Down on the Farm

Kris Bryant is off to a very good start to his first full season of professional baseball. Bryant is performing at the plate (.322/.418/.605/1.023, 20 walks, 10 doubles, 11 home runs) the way the front office expected he would when the Cubs selected him with the second overall pick in last June’s draft. Bryant is […]

Sloppy Start Does In Samardzija and the Cubs – Brewers 4, Cubs 3

Game Forty: Cubs 3, Brewers 4 WP – Kyle Lohse (5-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (0-4) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (17) The Brewers built a 4-0 lead in the first two innings of Friday’s game with a lot of help from the Cubs defense. The Cubs cut Milwaukee’s lead to 4-3 by the third inning […]

One Bad Inning Ends One Bad Trip – Cardinals 5, Cubs 3

Game Thirty-Nine: Cubs 3, Cardinals 5 WP – Michael Wacha (3-3) LP – Jason Hammel (4-2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (11) Jason Hammel’s string of quality starts to begin the season came to an abrupt ending in the second inning of Thursday’s game. The Cardinals scored four runs off Jason Hammel in the second with […]

From the Wire: Cubs Activate Jose Veras, Place Zac Rosscup on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced Wednesday that RHP Jose Veras was activated from the 15-day DL and LHP Zac Rosscup was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder soreness. The Cubs backdated Rosscup’s trip to the DL to May 10. Jose Veras was placed on the DL on April 26, retroactive to April 25, with […]

Cubs-Cardinals Game Postponed Due to Rain

Wednesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Cubs and Cardinals has been postponed due to rain. The Cubs and Cardinals will make up the game as part of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, August 30. The Cubs announced Jason Hammel will start Thursday’s finale, of what is now a three-game series, in St. Louis. […]