What a Night! – Cubs 14, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 14, Pirates 4 WP – Justin Germano (1-1) LP – Erik Bedard (5-12) Save – None Monday night’s game between the Cubs and Pirates took a backseat in the bottom of the fifth inning not too long after Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run homer off Erik Bedard that gave […]

Rizzo Walks Off the Cardinals – Cubs 4, Cardinals 2

Game One Hundred – Cubs 4, Cardinals 2 – 10 innings WP – James Russell (5-0) LP – Trevor Rosenthal (0-1) Save – None The end of Sunday’s game was simply Rizziculous … and the two youngest players on the Cubs’ roster led the way on Sunday afternoon. With the game tied at two, Starlin […]

Travis Wood’s Historically Bad Outing – Cubs 6, Cardinals 9

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 6, Cardinals 9 WP – Lance Lynn (13-4) LP – Travis Wood (4-6) Save – Jason Motte (23) The Cubs dropped their fifth straight game to the Cardinals on Friday afternoon. The Cubs offense showed up and pounded Lance Lynn for the first time this season. But the Cardinals beat up […]

All About Dempster – Cubs 2, Pirates 3

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs 2, Pirates 3 WP – Kevin Correia (8-6) LP – Ryan Dempster (5-5) Save – Joel Hanrahan (29) When news leaked Monday that the Cubs and Braves had agreed on the framework of a deal that would send Ryan Dempster to Atlanta, it appeared Dempster would be making this start in […]

Garza Departs Early … Cubs Blown Out Late – Cubs 0, Cardinals 12

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 0, Cardinals 12 WP – Jake Westbrook (8-8) LP – Justin Germano (0-1) Save – None Saturday night’s game was actually scoreless going into the bottom of the seventh. The Cardinals scored 12 runs on 10 hits and three walks in the seventh and turned what was a well-pitched game into […]

All Good Things Come to an End – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Kyle Lohse (10-2) LP – Ryan Dempster (5-4) Save – Jason Motte (21) Ryan Dempster’s best stretch in a Cubs’ uniform came to an end Friday night in St. Louis. The Cardinals pounced on Dempster in the first inning and scored three of their four runs […]

Winning in the Rain – Cubs 5, Marlins 1

Game Ninety – Cubs 5, Marlins 1 – 8 innings WP – James Russell (3-0) LP – Josh Johnson (5-7) Save – None The Cubs’ bats woke up just before the rain made its way to Wrigley Field and Dale Sveum’s team beat the Marlins for the first time this season (1-4) in a game […]

SO-RI-A-NO – Cubs 8, Diamondbacks 1

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 8, Diamondbacks 1 WP – Paul Maholm (7-6) LP – Ian Kennedy (6-8) Save – None After rain delayed the start of Friday’s game three hours and 40 minutes, the Cubs started the second half the same way they ended the first half, with a win. Dale Sveum’s team beat the […]

Dempster Doesn’t Skip a Beat – Cubs 7, Mets 0

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 7, Mets 0 WP – Ryan Dempster (4-3) LP – Jon Niese (7-4) Save – None In the Cubs’ quickest game of the season (2:08), Ryan Dempster picked up where he left off on June 15. With all eyes on him and several scouts in attendance, Ryan Dempster tossed five innings […]

Two Mistakes Too Many – Cubs 1, Mets 3

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 1, Mets 3 WP – Dillon Gee (6-7) LP – Jeff Samardzija (6-8) Save – Bobby Parnell (2) The Cubs ended up on the wrong end of a pitcher’s duel Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. The Mets took advantage of two mistakes by Jeff Samardzija that accounted for all three of […]