Cubs Lose a Long, Wild, Ugly Game in San Diego – Cubs 2, Padres 3

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 2, Padres 3 – 15 innings WP – Dale Thayer (2-3) LP – Hector Rondon (2-1) Save – None It took five hours, 13 minutes and 15 innings to decide Sunday’s finale in San Diego and the Padres came out on top in a game that neither team appeared […]

Samardzija Snaps Cubs Skid – Cubs 3, Padres 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 3, Padres 2 WP – Jeff Samardzija (8-11) LP – Eric Stults (8-11) Save – Kevin Gregg (26) Jeff Samardzija put together an excellent outing, Darwin Barney drove in two of the Cubs’ three runs and the Cubs ended their four-game losing streak on Saturday night in San Diego. […]

A Long Day Ends with a Loss – Cubs 4, Nationals 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 4, Nationals 5 – 13 innings WP – Craig Stammen (7-5) LP – Michael Bowden (1-3) Save – Drew Storen (3) Rain delayed the start of Thursday’s finale with the Nationals for two hours, but after being shut down by Stephen Strasburg for seven innings the Cubs battled back […]

Cubs Offense Delivers Another Loss – Cubs 2, Nationals 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs 2, Nationals 4 WP – Dan Haren (8-11) LP – Chris Rusin (2-3) Save – Rafael Soriano (32) On a night with the wind blowing out, the Cubs managed only a pair of solo home runs and dropped game two to the Nationals. The Nationals just kept on hitting […]

Cubs Go Down Swinging – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6 WP – Adam Wainwright (14-7) LP – Edwin Jackson (7-13) Save – None Adam Wainwright predictably dominated the Cubs on Sunday and Dale Sveum’s team lost the series finale to the Cardinals. The Cubs dropped two of three to St. Louis and were outscored 10-8 over […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – 08/14/13

Game One Hundred Twenty: Cubs (52-67) vs. Reds (67-52) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channels 183/844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Chris Rusin (2-1, 3.08/1.29) vs. Bronson Arroyo (10-9, 3.51/1.14) The Cubs will try to salvage the final game of the series against the […]

Reds Keep Walking All Over the Cubs at Wrigley – Cubs 4, Reds 6

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 4, Reds 6 – 11 innings WP – J.J. Hoover (3-5) LP – Eduardo Sanchez (0-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (29) The Cubs battled back from an early deficit and tied the game at four in the seventh on a solo home run by Donnie Murphy. But the Cubs […]

Cubs Promote the Future and Other News and Notes

While the big league team spent Monday trying to figure out a way to put runs on the board, the front office promoted two of the biggest bats in the system and another one hit his 29th longball of the season. The Cubs promoted Kris Bryant and Dan Vogelbach to High-A Daytona on Monday. Both […]

Cubs Patience Pays Off with a Comeback Win Over the Cardinals – Cubs 6, Cardinals 5

Game One Hundred Sixteen – Cubs 6, Cardinals 5 WP – Blake Parker (1-1) LP – Trevor Rosenthal (1-3, BS 3) Save – Kevin Gregg (25) The Cubs played one of their best games of the season on Saturday night and battled back from a 4-2 deficit in the eighth inning to beat the Cardinals. […]

Chris Rusin, Two Clutch Hits and a Cubs Win – Cubs 3, Cardinals 0

Game One Hundred Fifteen – Cubs 3, Cardinals 0 WP – Chris Rusin (2-1) LP – Lance Lynn (13-6) Save – Kevin Gregg (24) Chris Rusin tossed six innings of scoreless ball, Junior Lake and Anthony Rizzo drove in the runs and the Cubs shut out the Cardinals in St. Louis for the first time […]