Oh Oh It’s Hendricks – Cubs 1, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Five – Cubs 1, Mets 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (3-4) LP –Jon Niese (3-8) Save – Jason Motte (3) Kyle Hendricks scattered three hits over six shutout innings. Matt Szczur doubled in Kris Bryant for the game’s only run. And the bullpen retired all nine batters they faced as the Cubs beat the […]


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Cubs Can’t Hack It in St. Louis – Cardinals 4, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Carlos Martinez (9-3) LP – Jason Hammel (5-3) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (23) The Cubs struggles with runners on base and in scoring position continued while Jason Hammel lacked command after the second rain delay and the Cubs were swept out of St. Louis. The Cubs […]


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Rambling About the Cubs with September in Sight

Hello again, everybody. It has been a few weeks now, but we are back in the saddle on this fine Friday morning. While the past two losses have been quite disappointing, winning four in a row was a nice treat. This team is loose, it’s having fun, it’s got each other’s backs, and most importantly, […]


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One of Those Days – Dodgers 4, Cubs 0

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 WP – Carlos Frias (5-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-6) Save – None If it could go wrong for the Cubs Thursday it did in front of the biggest crowd of the year at Wrigley Field. And the four-game series ended with a disappointing loss to the Dodgers. […]


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Two Dodgers Dingers Too Much for Hendricks and the Cubs – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game Seventy – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (3-1) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-4) Save – Kenley Jansen (10) Kyle Hendricks served up a pair of home runs that accounted for four of the Dodgers’ five runs on the night. Mike Bolsinger baffled the Cubs during his short outing before turning the […]


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Pitching, Defense and Deno – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0

Game Sixty-Nine – Cubs 1, Dodgers 0 – 10 innings WP – Jason Motte (5-1) LP – Joel Peralta (1-1) Save – None Chris Denorfia delivered in the bottom of the 10th inning with the bases loaded and one out. Denorfia pulled a 1-2 pitch from Dodgers’ closer Kenley Jansen into the gap in left center. […]


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Bryant, Szczur Supply the Thunder in Cubs Win over Kershaw – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2

Game Sixty-Eight – Cubs 4, Dodgers 2 WP – Travis Wood (4-3) LP – Clayton Kershaw (5-5) Save – Jason Motte (2) Kris Bryant hit two home runs, a two-run shot to right off Clayton Kershaw in the third and a solo blast to left in the eighth inning. And Matt Szczur took Kershaw deep […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Option C Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa, Recall OF Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs made two roster moves official Monday. The Cubs optioned C Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa and OF Matt Szczur was recalled to take the spot on the active roster. With Monday’s two roster moves, the Cubs 25-man roster currently consists of 13 pitchers (five starters, eight relievers) and 12 position players. Matt Szczur […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/22/15

As the first half of the minor league season closed, all teams are now in play as both the Northwest League and the Arizona Rookie League opened this weekend. The first half concluded with Myrtle Beach the Carolina League South Division Champions on the strength of pitchers Josh Conway and Daury Torrez. First round draft […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/19/15

The end of the week saw Myrtle Beach edge closer to a playoff berth as relievers Juan Paniagua and James Pugliese gave the Pelicans a chance to come back. Tennessee holds a slim playoff chance as Pierce Johnson began to heat up. Iowa remains in the hunt as John Andreoli provided a spark. Meanwhile, the […]


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