The Daily CCO: Cubs Don’t Lose Ground in the Race, Updates on Soler and Schwarber and Other News

Thursday is an off-day for the Cubs, one of three left on the baseball calendar for Joe Maddon’s team. And the Cubs could use the break to regroup after the rough series against Cincinnati. The Cubs did not lose ground in the NL Wild Card race or in the division Wednesday. The Giants, Pirates and […]


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Cubs Month in Review – August 2015

After an inconsistent July where many Cubs fans and yours truly questioned if the team had what it took to stay in the mix for contention, the team responded by posting a 19-9 record. At times, the team looked unbeatable and at the same time, a young team running out of gas. Let’s take a […]


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Schwarber, Bryant and Two-Out Runs Knock Off the Reds – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 5, Reds 4 WP – Fernando Rodney (1-0, 6-5) LP – Burke Badenhop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Hector Rondon (25) Kyle Schwarber stepped in with two outs, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 4-3 in the seventh inning. Schwarber annihilated a 3-2 pitch from Reds’ […]


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A Rather Grimm Night for the Cubs – Reds 13, Cubs 6

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 6, Reds 13 WP – Ryan Mattheus (2-4) LP – Justin Grimm (2-4, BS 2) Save – Aroldis Chapman (26) The Cubs scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth and took a 5-3 lead into the sixth. Justin Grimm served up two, two-run homers in the sixth. […]


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Amazing Jake! Arrieta No Hits the Dodgers – Cubs 2, Dodgers 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 2, Dodgers 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (17-6) LP – Alex Wood (9-9) Save – None Jake Arrieta snapped the Cubs skid Sunday night by putting his name in the history books. Jake Arrieta no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers and completed one of the most dominating performances in franchise […]


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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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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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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Giants – 08/27/15

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six: Cubs (73-52) vs. Giants (67-59) Game Time – 2:45pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – AT & T Park, San Francisco Dan Haren (8-8, 3.76/1.14/4.89) vs. Madison Bumgarner (15-6, 3.02/1.04/2.85) The Cubs wrap up the series and […]


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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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