The Daily CCO: Big Week Ahead for the Cubs

This is an important week for the future of the Chicago Cubs. Not only could an announcement be made about the Cubs new radio partner, the draft begins Thursday and the Cubs are still scheduled to meet with the Landmarks Commission on Thursday. A report from Ed Sherman indicated Friday the Cubs are close to […]

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Samardzija Smoked, Rizzo Ejected, Cubs Blown Out – Brewers 9, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-Four: Cubs 0, Brewers 9 WP – Kyle Lohse (7-1) LP – Jeff Samardzija (1-5) Save – None The Cubs had a bad day in Milwaukee and will have Monday’s off day to think about another embarrassing performance at Miller Park. Jeff Samardzija lasted just three innings, the shortest outing of his career. Anthony […]

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Rizzo and the Cubs Hammel the Brewers – Cubs 8, Brewers 0

Game Fifty-Three: Cubs 8, Brewers 0 WP – Jason Hammel (6-3) LP – Wily Peralta (4-5) Save – None The Cubs bounced back with an impressive win on Saturday afternoon after being embarrassed on Friday night. Jason Hammel threw seven more innings of shutout ball at Miller Park while Anthony Rizzo drove in the Cubs […]

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Two Hits are Better Than None – Giants 5, Cubs 0

Game Fifty-One: Cubs 0, Giants 5 WP – George Kontos (1-0) LP – Edwin Jackson (3-5) Save – None The Cubs were shut out for the second consecutive game and lost the series to the Giants on a day it appeared the team’s no-hit streak would come to an end. John Baker broke up the […]

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The Daily CCO: Parker Up, Vitters Out and Two Minor Leaguers Suspended

Before the Cubs had a frustrating night in San Francisco, the team announced Blake Parker had been recalled from Triple-A Iowa for a couple of days. Wesley Wright was placed on the paternity list. Wright was expected to catch-up with the team on Friday in Milwaukee. Wright can be out for the three games on […]

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Cubs Get the Samardzija Off Their Back – Cubs 8, Giants 4

Game Forty-Nine: Cubs 8, Giants 4 WP – Jeff Samardzija (1-4) LP – Yusmeiro Petit (3-2) Save – None Everything went the Cubs way on Monday afternoon in San Francisco and Jeff Samardzija picked up his first victory of the season. Samardzija put together another excellent outing on the mound and he helped his own […]

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Cubs Can’t Finish Off the Friars – Padres 4, Cubs 3

Game Forty-Eight: Cubs 3, Padres 4 WP – Ian Kennedy (3-6) LP – Jason Hammel (5-3) Save – Huston Street (14) The Cubs had a chance at winning their first series on the road since last September after taking two of the first three in San Diego. Junior Lake broke up a scoreless game in […]

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Beating Tanaka in the Rain – Cubs 6, Yankees 1

Game Forty-Three: Cubs 6, Yankees 1 WP – Jason Hammel (5-2) LP – Masahiro Tanaka (6-1) Save – None The Cubs played one of their best games of the season on Tuesday night in the rain at the old ballyard. Jason Hammel outpitched Masahiro Tanaka as the Cubs beat the Yankees and handed Tanaka his […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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