Wild Woody and the Cubs Pen – Cubs 4 Nationals 5

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 4 Nationals 5 – 10 innings WP – Henry Rodriguez (3-1) LP – Marcos Mateo (1-2) Save – None Q’s squad keeps finding ways to lose ballgames … and the Cubs did it again on the 4th of July. Jayson Werth scored the winning run in the 10th inning on a […]

Cubs Salvage Finale of Sox Series – Cubs 3 White Sox 1

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 3 White Sox 1 WP – Rodrigo Lopez (1-2) LP – Gavin Floyd (6-8) Save – Carlos Marmol (17) The Cubs salvaged the final game of the weekend series against the White Sox behind a tremendous outing from Rodrigo Lopez. Lopez put together, by far, his best outing as a Cub […]

Cubs Waste Garza’s Gem … Shutout by the Sox – Cubs 0 White Sox 1

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 0 White Sox 1 WP – Phil Humber (8-4) LP – Matt Garza (4-7) Save – Matt Thornton (3) The Cubs wasted their best pitching performance of the entire season because the team cannot hit with runners on base and in scoring position. Matt Garza threw the Cubs first complete game […]

All Didn’t End Wells – Cubs 4 White Sox 6

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 4 White Sox 6 WP – Edwin Jackson (5-6) LP – Randy Wells (1-3) Save – Sergio Santos (18) The big reason the Cubs have still not won three games in a row this season was on display Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. The Cubs starting rotation has been inconsistent at […]

Down to the Last Strike … Cubs Walk-off the Giants Again – Cubs 5 Giants 2

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 5 Giants 2 – 13 innings WP – John Grabow (1-0) LP – Ramon Ramirez (2-1, BS 1) Save – None The Chicago Cubs came from behind not once but twice against the San Francisco Giants’ bullpen on Thursday afternoon and pulled off an improbable walk-off victory … the Cubs second […]

Dempster Dominates in Cubs Walk-off Win – Cubs 2 Giants 1

Game Eighty-One – Cubs 2 Giants 1 WP – Carlos Marmol (2-2, BS 5) LP – Sergio Romo (3-1) Save – None The Cubs needed a long and effective start from Ryan Dempster on Wednesday night … and Dempster delivered a gem. Dempster out pitched Tim Lincecum and took a 1-0 lead into the ninth […]

Cubs Swept to a New Low – Cubs 3 Giants 6

Game Eighty – Cubs 3 Giants 6 WP – Barry Zito (1-1) LP – Rodrigo Lopez (0-2) Save – Brian Wilson (24) Tuesday was a long and frustrating day for the Chicago Cubs. The Giants swept the Cubs in the day-night doubleheader and dropped Q’s squad to a season-low 16 games under .500. After being […]

Cubs Can’t Out Hit Doug Davis – Cubs 7 Giants 13

Game Seventy-Nine – Cubs 7 Giants 13 WP – Ryan Vogelsong (6-1) LP – Doug Davis (1-7) Save – None Seven runs against Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants pen at Wrigley would figure to be enough to put one in the win column … but not with Doug Davis on the mound. The veteran southpaw […]

The Cubs Winning Formula – Cubs 7 Rockies 3

Game Seventy-Eight – Cubs 7 Rockies 3 WP – Matt Garza (4-6) LP – Jhoulys Chacin (8-5) Save – None Strong starting pitching and four home runs … just the way the Cubs drew it up prior to the season. Following Monday’s make-up game, Mike Quade said he liked the formula his team used to […]

Wells and the Cubs Continue the Free Fall in KC – Cubs 3 Royals 6

Game Seventy-Seven – Cubs 3 Royals 6 WP – Luke Hochevar (5-8) LP – Randy Wells (1-2) Save – Joakim Soria (13) The embarrassment that is the 2011 Chicago Cubs was on full display Sunday afternoon. After dropping the first game of the series Friday night, the Royals had lost six games in a row […]