Cubs West Coast Woes Continue, Drop Fourth in a Row – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (5-1) LP – Jon Lester (8-10) Save – Kenley Jansen (27) The Cubs took a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the seventh. The offense did not capitalize against Mat Latos and give Jon Lester a little breathing room. Lester was unable […]


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Too Much Swing and a Miss – Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Dodgers 4 WP – Clayton Kershaw (11-6) LP – Jason Hammel (7-6) Save – Kenley Jansen (26) Anthony Rizzo hit a long homer over the center field wall in the fourth and tied the game at one. Jason Hammel lost his command in the sixth. The Dodgers scored […]


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Cubs Have No Answers for Bumgarner – Giants 9, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 1, Giants 9 WP – Madison Bumgarner (16-6) LP – Dan Haren (8-9) Save – None Starlin Castro doubled in Anthony Rizzo for the first run of the game in the second inning. The Giants scored five unanswered runs off Dan Haren in two innings. Madison Bumgarner struck out 12 […]


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Kris Bryant Starting in Right Field, Kyle Schwarber Behind the Plate for Cubs in Thursday’s Finale

Kris Bryant is making his first start in right field in Thursday’s finale in San Francisco. Bryant in right field is the most notable change in Joe Maddon’s lineup, but the Cubs have a much different starting eight with Dexter Fowler getting another day off and Madison Bumgarner on the hill. Kyle Schwarber is starting […]


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Cubs Streak Snapped by The Bay – Giants 4, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five – Cubs 2, Giants 4 WP – Jake Peavy (4-6) LP – Kyle Hendricks (6-6) Save – Santiago Casilla (31) Kris Bryant singled in two runs in the first inning with a two-out clutch hit off Jake Peavy. Kyle Hendricks settled down after a rough first inning. Hendricks ran into trouble […]


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Three Homers Power Cubs Past the Giants – Cubs 8, Giants 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs 8, Giants 5 WP – Jake Arrieta (16-6) LP – Matt Cain (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (24) Kyle Schwarber launched a three-run homer in the third inning. Miguel Montero smacked a two-run shot in the fourth and Starlin Castro hit a mammoth solo home run in the sixth […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Hit the Road, Going Back to Cali and Other News and Notes

The Cubs wrapped up the seven-game homestand in dramatic fashion Monday with a 2-1 win over the Indians in the make-up game thanks to an excellent outing from Jon Lester and the walk-off oppo blast from Kris Bryant. The Cubs are 21 games over .500 after completing the first 20-4 stretch for the franchise since […]


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Bryant Goes Boom and Walks Off the Indians – Cubs 2, Indians 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 2, Indians 1 WP – Hector Rondon (5-2) LP – Zach McAllister (3-4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped in with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the game tied at one. Bryant lifted the first pitch from Zach McAllister out to right. The ball carried […]


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The Daily CCO: Make-Up Monday, Kris Bryant and Cubs News and Notes

When the schedule came out, Monday was a day off for the Cubs to make the trip to San Francisco for the start of a six-game road trip with the Giants and Dodgers. After rain cancelled the game on June 15 with the Indians, the two teams decided to make-up the game on the mutual […]


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Cubs Hammel and Sweep the Braves – Cubs 9, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 9, Braves 3 WP – Jason Hammel (7-5) LP – Matt Wisler (5-4) Save – None Kris Bryant, Dexter Fowler, Miguel Montero and Kyle Schwarber all went deep Sunday. The Cubs hit five home runs, two by Kris Bryant and the first four to the opposite field and completed […]


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