The Daily CCO: Ramirez Nearing a Return? Soler Closing In on a Rehab Assignment and Other Cubs News

The Cubs made it official Monday. RHP Neil Ramirez and INF Mike Olt have been assigned to Triple-A Iowa to continue their rehab assignments. Neil Ramirez completed his second rehab outing with Double-A Tennessee on Sunday. Ramirez struck out the side in order on 16 pitches, 12 for strikes. Ramirez retired all six batters (three […]


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Bryant, Szczur Supply the Thunder in Cubs Win over Kershaw – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2 WP – Travis Wood (4-3) LP – Clayton Kershaw (5-5) Save – Jason Motte (2) Kris Bryant hit two home runs, a two-run shot to right off Clayton Kershaw in the third and a solo blast to left in the eighth inning. And Matt Szczur took Kershaw deep […]


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Arrieta Goes the Distance, Cubs Win Series with Twins in Grand Fashion – Cubs 8, Twins 0

Game Sixty-Seven – Cubs 8, Twins 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (7-5) LP – Kyle Gibson (4-6) Save – None Jake Arrieta settled in after a shaky first inning and pitched a gem. Arrieta allowed just four hits over nine sensational innings. Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo gave Arrieta an early lead before Kyle Schwarber […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Twins – 06/21/15

Game Sixty-Seven: Cubs (36-30) vs. Twins (37-31) Game Time – 1:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 179, 844 Location – Target Field, Minneapolis Jake Arrieta (6-5, 3.40/1.16/3.05) vs. Kyle Gibson (4-5, 3.33/1.25/4.42) The Cubs wrap-up the five-game Interleague road trip this afternoon. And Joe Maddon hands […]


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Starlin Castro Delivers in Extras, Cubs Win in Ten – Cubs 4, Twins 1

Game Sixty-Six – Cubs 4, Twins 1 – 10 innings WP – Jason Motte (4-1) LP – Blaine Boyer (2-3) Save – Hector Rondon (12) With the game tied at one in the 10th inning, the Twins walked Chris Coghlan to load the bases with one out. Starlin Castro ripped the first pitch from Blaine Boyer […]


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Too Many Mistakes, Too Many Errors – Twins 7, Cubs 2

Game Sixty-Five – Cubs 2, Twins 7 WP – Phil Hughes (5-6) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-3) Save – None The Cubs simply did not look like a team prepared to play a baseball game Friday at Target Field. Physical and mental mistakes set the tone in the first inning and the Cubs handed the […]


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Cubs Get Caught Looking After the Rain Delay, Lose to the Indians – Indians 4, Cubs 3

Game Sixty-Four – Cubs 3, Indians 4 WP – Zach McAllister (2-2) LP – Travis Wood (3-3) Save – Bryan Shaw (1) Kyle Schwarber smacked a two-run homer to left and tied the game at three in the fifth before rain delayed the game for an hour and 16 minutes. When play resumed, the Cubs […]


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Cubs Offense Rocks Cleveland – Cubs 17, Indians 0

Game Sixty-Three – Cubs 17, Indians 0 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (1-1) LP – Shaun Marcum (3-2) Save – None The Cubs scored a season-high 17 runs on a season-high 18 hits while Tsuyoshi Wada and Yoervis Medina combined on a four-hit shutout as the Cubs blanked the Indians on Wednesday night. The Cubs have […]


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Indians Walk All Over Jake Arrieta – Indians 6, Cubs 0

Game Sixty-Two – Cubs 0, Indians 6 WP – Trevor Bauer (6-3) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-5) Save – None Jake Arrieta lasted only five innings and tied a career-high with six walks. The Indians first three runs scored on just one hit while the Cubs did nothing against Trevor Bauer. The Cubs dropped the […]


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Clutch Castro Comes Through Again – Cubs 2, Reds 1

Game Sixty-One – Cubs 2, Reds 1 – 11 innings WP – Brian Schlitter (1-2) LP – Burke Badenhop (0-2) Save – None For the second time in as many games, Starlin Castro delivered the game winning hit for the Cubs. Chris Coghlan doubled with one out in the 11th inning and scored when Castro smoked […]


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