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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Too Much Swing and a Miss – Dodgers 4, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 1, Dodgers 4 WP – Clayton Kershaw (11-6) LP – Jason Hammel (7-6) Save – Kenley Jansen (26) Anthony Rizzo hit a long homer over the center field wall in the fourth and tied the game at one. Jason Hammel lost his command in the sixth. The Dodgers scored […]


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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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From the Wire: Cubs Recall OF Matt Szczur, Place C David Ross on Family Emergency List

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday. The team recalled OF Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa. C David Ross was placed on the Family Emergency List. Szczur is with the Cubs in San Francisco and will be available for Joe Maddon in game two with the Giants. David Ross left the team due to personal […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/26/15

Another star is rising out west as Eloy Jimenez is turning his potential into production for Eugene. Meanwhile, South Bend got a gutty performance from Erick Leal, and Jen-Ho Tseng set a career high for Myrtle Beach. In Tennessee, Willson Contreras continues to be a rock in the line-up, and Javier Baez is still streaking […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/24/15

Twenty-five games over .500! That’s the record of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans as they went home run happy over the weekend, with Ben Carhart leading the way. Iowa also caught the home run bug as five members left the yard this weekend, with a game-winner by Adron Chambers. Tennessee had to dodge the raindrops as […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/21/15

The end of the week saw some highs and lows throughout the minor league system as first and second round picks Ian Happ and Donnie Dewees are heating up for South Bend and Eugene respectively. Chesny Young remains on top of the Carolina League in hitting as Myrtle Beach swept a doubleheader, and Jacob Hannemann […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/19/15

Rain and scheduling resulted in a diminished amount of action in the Cubs’ minor league system to start the week. Eugene was able to rally thanks to timely hitting from Alex Bautista, Adonis Paula, and Eloy Jimenez. Meanwhile, South Bend made some noise as Jeffrey Baez, Ian Happ and David Bote led them to victory. […]


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