Cubs Bullpen Giveth Away – Marlins 4, Cubs 3

Game Sixty: Cubs 3, Marlins 4 WP – Mike Dunn (5-3) LP – Pedro Strop (0-3, BS 1) Save – Steve Cishek (14) The bullpen had a rough afternoon and could not hold leads of 2-0 in the seventh and 3-2 in the eighth as the Cubs lost a one-run game at Wrigley Field on […]

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That’s Five Ws In a Row – Cubs 5, Marlins 2

Game Fifty-Nine: Cubs 5, Marlins 2 WP – Jeff Samardzija (2-5) LP – Randy Wolf (1-2) Save – Pedro Strop (2) The Cubs won their fifth game in row Saturday afternoon behind an excellent outing from Jeff Samardzija and seven extra basehits. Junior Lake went yard twice, Emilio Bonifacio hit his first longball of the […]

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Cubs Stepped Right Up and Swept the Mets – Cubs 7, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs 7, Mets 4 WP – Justin Grimm (2-2, BS 1) LP – Vic Black (1-1) Save – Neil Ramirez (1) Travis Wood and Anthony Rizzo homered and Junior Lake hit a two-run triple as the Cubs completed the three-game sweep over the Mets on Thursday night. The three-game sweep is the first […]

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Castro Cues Cubs Comeback, Bullpen Beats the Mets – Cubs 5, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs 5, Mets 4 WP – Edwin Jackson (4-5) LP – Dana Eveland (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (7) The Cubs fought back from an early deficit, tied the game at four on a two-run single by Starlin Castro in the fifth and Anthony Rizzo scored the would be winning run on a […]

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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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