Jake Arrieta Pitches, Jake Arrieta Hits, Cubs Win – Cubs 3, White Sox 1

Game Eighty-Seven – Cubs 3, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (10-5) LP – Jose Quintana (4-9) Save – None Jake Arrieta did it all for the Cubs on Sunday afternoon. Arrieta tossed his second complete game of the season and faced just two over the minimum on the mound. At the plate, Arrieta […]


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Cubs Slide Continues – White Sox 5, Cubs 1

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 1, White Sox 5 WP – Chris Sale (8-4) LP – Jon Lester (4-8) Save – None The largest crowd of the season at Wrigley Field saw the Cubs drop their third game in a row. Jon Lester allowed two runs in the first inning and that is all the run […]


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Cubs Patience Doesn’t Pay Off – White Sox 1, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 0, White Sox 1 WP – Jake Petricka (3-2) LP – Hector Rondon (3-2) Save – David Robertson (19) The Cubs walked seven times but managed only three singles while the White Sox defense turned five double plays. And the only run in the game scored without a hit as the […]


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Rambling About the Cubs as the Pale Hose Arrive on the Right Side

Hello again, everybody. Wow, that would have been one heck of a game to have on Wednesday night, but with the way the Cardinals have been going, splitting four games almost feels like a sweep. Now that the All-Star Break is almost upon us, it would be very nice for the Cubs to take care […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant Set for the Home Run Derby and Other Cubs News and Rumors

This year’s Home Run Derby became a must-see event when it was announced Wednesday afternoon that both Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant will compete in the event. Major League Baseball released the list of sluggers that will participate in this year’s Derby: Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Josh Donaldson, Prince Fielder, Todd Frazier, Manny Machado, Joc […]


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Report: Howie Kendrick Among Free Agents Cubs Expected to Consider in Off-Season

With the trade deadline three weeks away and a little less than half of the games remaining on the 2015 schedule, Ken Rosenthal got a head start on the Hot Stove Season. Rosenthal reported earlier this week that veteran infielder Howie Kendrick is expected to be among the free agents the Cubs consider signing in […]


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Cubs Can’t Close Out the Comeback – Cardinals 6, Cubs 5

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 5, Cardinals 6 WP – Miguel Socolovich (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (25) With the Cubs leading 5-4 and two outs in the ninth, Pedro Strop walked Matt Carpenter on four pitches. Strop got ahead of Jhonny Peralta 1-2. Strop did not execute his […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Knock Off the Cardinals – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4 WP – Jake Arrieta (9-5) LP – Tyler Lyons (2-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta kept the Cardinals off the board for the first six innings while the offense built an early 3-0 lead on a two-run single by Chris Denorfia and a bases loaded walk by Jorge Soler. […]


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The Daily CCO: Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant are All-Stars, Rafael Soriano and Other Cubs News

The Cubs will have two players representing the organization in the upcoming All-Star Game … Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant. Reserves and the pitching staffs for the National League and American League squads were announced Monday night and the Cubs top two position players will be in Cincinnati next week. Joe Maddon told Rizzo and […]


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Same Story, Different Game – Cardinals 6, Cubs 0

Game Eighty-One – Cubs 0, Cardinals 6 WP – John Lackey (7-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-7) Save – None The Cubs seemingly have not had one thing go their way against the Cardinals this season and the trend continued Monday night. Jon Lester was hung with the loss after taking a no-hitter into the […]


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