Cubs Swing, Cubs Miss, Cubs Shut Out – Cubs 0, Dodgers 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 WP – Ricky Nolasco (11-9) LP – Edwin Jackson (7-14) Save – None Dale Sveum was ejected five pitches into the game and the Cubs struck out 14 times while managing only three hits on Wednesday. The Dodgers shut out the Cubs for third time this […]

Cubs Lose a Long, Wild, Ugly Game in San Diego – Cubs 2, Padres 3

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 2, Padres 3 – 15 innings WP – Dale Thayer (2-3) LP – Hector Rondon (2-1) Save – None It took five hours, 13 minutes and 15 innings to decide Sunday’s finale in San Diego and the Padres came out on top in a game that neither team appeared […]

The Arizona Fall League, September Call-Ups and Other Cubs News and Notes

With the Cubs season wrapping up just five weeks from Sunday, the front office will soon turn their attention to the off-season. Jed Hoyer confirmed on Saturday that Jorge Soler will be among as many as eight Cubs’ prospects to play in the upcoming Arizona Fall League (AFL). Albert Almora is also expected to play […]

Jackson Gives It All Back, Cubs Drop Fourth in a Row – Cubs 6, Padres 8

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs 6, Padres 8 WP – Nick Vincent (3-1) LP – James Russell (1-5) Save – Huston Street (25) The Cubs scored six runs in the first inning on Friday night before the first out of the game was recorded but the Cubs could not manage another run while Edwin […]

A Long Day Ends with a Loss – Cubs 4, Nationals 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 4, Nationals 5 – 13 innings WP – Craig Stammen (7-5) LP – Michael Bowden (1-3) Save – Drew Storen (3) Rain delayed the start of Thursday’s finale with the Nationals for two hours, but after being shut down by Stephen Strasburg for seven innings the Cubs battled back […]

If It’s Not One Thing, It’s Another – Cubs 6, Nationals 11

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 6, Nationals 11 WP – Tanner Roark (3-0) LP – James Russell (1-4) Save – None The Cubs battled back from an early 6-1 hole and tied the game at six with a five-run fifth inning, but Scott Hairston hit a three-run pinch-hit homer off James Russell in the […]

Cubs Go Down Swinging – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three – Cubs 1, Cardinals 6 WP – Adam Wainwright (14-7) LP – Edwin Jackson (7-13) Save – None Adam Wainwright predictably dominated the Cubs on Sunday and Dale Sveum’s team lost the series finale to the Cardinals. The Cubs dropped two of three to St. Louis and were outscored 10-8 over […]

Cubs Offense A No Go Against Arroyo – Cubs 0, Reds 5

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 0, Reds 5 WP – Bronson Arroyo (11-9) LP – Chris Rusin (2-2) Save – None The Cubs managed only two hits and three total baserunners on Wednesday afternoon and lost another game to the Reds at Wrigley Field. Bronson Arroyo was once again allowed to dominate the Cubs […]

Reds Keep Walking All Over the Cubs at Wrigley – Cubs 4, Reds 6

Game One Hundred Nineteen – Cubs 4, Reds 6 – 11 innings WP – J.J. Hoover (3-5) LP – Eduardo Sanchez (0-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (29) The Cubs battled back from an early deficit and tied the game at four in the seventh on a solo home run by Donnie Murphy. But the Cubs […]

Rambling About the Cubs as the Dog Days Are Upon Us

As the season trudges on, and thoughts of 2014 fill my head, it is hard to describe the current installment of the Chicago Cubs.  The names, faces, trades and waiver moves come together to make one random story of a season.  With less than two months to play, it is hard to imagine the Cubs […]