Bryant’s Homer Tied It and Russell Walked Off the Nationals – Cubs 3, Nationals 2

Game Forty-Five – Cubs 3, Nationals 2 WP – Hector Rondon (3-0) LP – Matt Grace (2-1) Save – None Kris Bryant tied the game at two in the eighth with a mammoth home run to left and Addison Russell won it in the ninth with a double that plated Jonathan Herrera as the Cubs […]


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Javier Baez is Making A lot of Noise in Triple-A

Javier Baez is trying to make it difficult for the front office to leave him in Iowa. Baez has not said a word. Baez is producing at the plate. Javier Baez went hitless (0-for-3 with a sac fly RBI and a strikeout) in Monday’s 8-3 loss to Reno. Reports from the park indicated he just […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: More Homers, Rumors and Injury Updates than Wins

It was a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs. From the action on the field to the rumors about which player the front office could select in the first round of the draft and which players the Cubs may be interested in to improve the big league roster, there wasn’t much down time over […]


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Cubs Out Solo Homered – Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Game Forty-Four – Cubs 1, Nationals 2 WP – Tanner Roark (1-2) LP – Justin Grimm (1-1) Save – Drew Storen (15) Kris Bryant homered in the first inning but that was the extent of the Cubs’ scoring on Memorial Day. The Nationals hit one more solo homer than the Cubs did with the wind […]


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The Daily CCO: Patience with Soler, Kyle Schwarber and Cubs News on Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day! A tip of the cap to the men and women that have given the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. It is Memorial Day and for the first time this decade, the Cubs have a winning record on the last Monday in May. The Cubs enter a very difficult homestand five games over […]


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Cubs Leave Arizona with a Loss – Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 3

Game Forty-Three – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Jeremy Hellickson (2-3) LP – Jason Hammel (3-2) Save – Brad Ziegler (2) Miguel Montero hit a solo shot in the second inning and Chris Coghlan smacked a two-run homer in the fifth but Jason Hammel made two too many mistakes to Paul Goldschmidt and the […]


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RIZZO! – Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 6

Game Forty-Two – Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 6 WP – Jason Motte (2-1) LP – Enrique Burgos (0-2) Save – Pedro Strop (1) Jorge Soler tied the game in the eighth and Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run homer in the top of the ninth that broke a 6-6 tie on Saturday night as the Cubs beat […]


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The Daily CCO: Ramirez Doesn’t Appear Close to a Return, Olt Took BP and Cubs News and Rumors

One of the relievers the Cubs were depending on when the season began doesn’t appear close to returning to the bullpen. RHP Neil Ramirez has been on the DL since April 17 with right shoulder inflammation and Joe Maddon provided an update on Ramirez prior to Friday’s game. According to Comcast SportsNet, Maddon was asked […]


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Cubs Bullpen Strikes Again – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4

Game Forty-One – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 5 – 13 innings WP – Randall Delgado (2-2) LP – Zac Rosscup (1-1) Save – None Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro broke a 2-2 tie in the 10th with run scoring singles. Hector Rondon could not finish off the Diamondbacks and blew his third save of the season. Paul […]


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Rambling as the Cubs are Finding an Identity

Hello again, everybody. The weather is warming, the flowers are blooming, but unlike spring times of the past, the Cubs are not swooning. No, this year’s team is starting to show what fans have patiently waited for since 2008. It is May 22, and folks, the Chicago Cubs have a winning record. If this is […]


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