The Daily CCO: Twenty-Two Games Over, Starlin Castro’s Big Night and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs started the six-game West Coast trip with a win in San Francisco and improved to a season-high 22 games over .500. The Cubs are 18-4 in August have the best road record in baseball (34-25) after winning 15 of the last 20 games outside of Wrigley Field. With Tuesday’s win, the Cubs created […]


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Three Homers Power Cubs Past the Giants – Cubs 8, Giants 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs 8, Giants 5 WP – Jake Arrieta (16-6) LP – Matt Cain (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (24) Kyle Schwarber launched a three-run homer in the third inning. Miguel Montero smacked a two-run shot in the fourth and Starlin Castro hit a mammoth solo home run in the sixth […]


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Cubs Turn Extra Outs Into a Comeback Win – Cubs 5, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 5, Braves 3 WP – Jason Motte (8-1) LP – Shelby Miller (5-10) Save – Hector Rondon (22) The Cubs fought back from a 3-1 deficit in the fifth inning and found a way to beat the Braves on Friday afternoon. Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero hit back-to-back doubles […]


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Jake Being Jake – Cubs 7, Braves 1

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 7, Braves 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (15-6) LP – Mike Foltynewicz (4-5) Save – None Jake Arrieta completed six shutout innings. Chris Coghlan drove in a pair of runs. Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run home. Addison Russell added a solo shot and Miguel Montero delivered a clutch, two-out […]


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Cubs Come Up Short on a Long, Rainy Night at Wrigley – Tigers 10, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Seventeen – Cubs 8, Tigers 10 WP – Al Alburquerque (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-6) Save – None After rain delayed the game for two hours and 17 minutes in the third inning, the Cubs chipped away at the big league the Tigers built against Jason Hammel. Kyle Schwarber hit a […]


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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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Coghlan and Rizzo Out Slug the Sox, Cubs Win Eighth in a Row – Cubs 6, White Sox 5

Game One Hundred Fourteen – Cubs 6, White Sox 5 WP – Clayton Richard (3-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (8-8) Save – Hector Rondon (20) Chris Coghlan hit a pair of homers and drove in four runs. Anthony Rizzo went back-to-back with Coghlan in the fifth and Rizzo’s solo shot ended up being the difference […]


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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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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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