Cubs Walk Away Empty-Handed – Cubs 3, Rockies 4

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 3, Rockies 4 WP – Tyler Chatwood (6-3) LP – Edwin Jackson (6-11) Save – Rex Brothers (5) The Cubs dropped the series and season finale to the Rockies on Sunday afternoon. Edwin Jackson put together a quality start but the only two walks he issued both scored in the sixth […]

All of the Rumors that Matt-er and a Look at the Cubs Trade Pieces

With the Mid-Summer Classic in the rearview mirror, the focus throughout the game will turn to the non-waiver trade deadline. The Cubs figure to be one of the most active teams leading up to July 31 and they have several players, other than Matt Garza, that could help contenders down the stretch and into October. […]

Cubs Can’t Put the Cardinals Away – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 6, Cardinals 10 WP – Edward Mujica (2-1, BS 2) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-2) Save – None The Cubs battled the Cardinals for the fourth straight day and tied the game at six on a pinch-hit two-out, two-run double by Cody Ransom in the eighth. But the Cardinals’ relentless offense […]

Cubs Reportedly Making Progress with Two Teams on a Deal for Garza

The focus was on Matt Garza when he took the mound on Saturday night for what was likely his final start in a Cubs’ uniform at Wrigley Field. The Garza rumors swirled all day and continued throughout the game as Garza put together another excellent outing. Garza held the high-powered Cardinals’ offense to two runs […]

Garza and the Cubs Outlast the Cardinals – Cubs 6, Cardinals 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 6, Cardinals 4 WP – Matt Garza (6-1) LP – Lance Lynn (11-4) Save – Kevin Gregg (17) The Cubs held on and beat the Cardinals on Saturday night behind another excellent outing from Matt Garza and home runs from Alfonso Soriano and Luis Valbuena. Matt Garza likely took the hill […]

Cubs Come Up Short – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3 WP – Joe Kelly (1-3) LP – Carlos Villanueva (2-5) Save – Edward Mujica (26) The Cubs ended up on the wrong end of a low scoring game at the old ballyard on Friday afternoon and dropped game two of the weekend series to the Cardinals. Carlos Villanueva […]

The All-Star, Alfonso Soriano and Five Longballs – Cubs 7, Angels 2

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 7, Angels 2 WP – Travis Wood (6-6) LP – Joe Blanton (2-11) Save – None The Cubs posted their fourth straight win on Tuesday night behind an excellent outing from Travis Wood, the red-hot Alfonso Soriano and five home runs. The Cubs hit a season-high five homers that accounted for […]

Cubs Manufacture a Walk-off Win – Cubs 4, Pirates 3

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 4, Pirates 3 – 11 innings WP – Matt Guerrier (1-1, 3-4) LP – Bryan Morris (4-3) Save – None The Cubs won for the second day in a row on a sacrifice fly by Dioner Navarro in the 11th inning on Sunday. The Cubs took two of three from the […]

Soriano Being Soriano – Cubs 4, Pirates 1

Game Eighty-Five – Cubs 4, Pirates 1 WP – Edwin Jackson (5-10) LP – Charlie Morton (1-2) Save – Kevin Gregg (15) The Cubs snapped their two-game losing skid behind a big day from Alfonso Soriano and beat the Pirates on Saturday afternoon. Edwin Jackson put together a decent outing before turning the game over […]

Villanueva Back to the Rotation and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs have apparently moved up their timeframe on Carlos Villanueva returning to the starting rotation. Prior to Thursday’s game in Oakland, the team announced Villanueva would start the finale against the Pirates at Wrigley on Sunday. Dale Sveum piggybacked Chris Rusin with Villanueva in the opener on Tuesday night against the A’s after Rusin […]