Dexter Delivers the Game Winner – Cubs 6, Rockies 5

Game Five – Cubs 6, Rockies 5 WP – Neil Ramirez (1-0) LP – LaTroy Hawkins (1-1, BS 2) Save – Hector Rondon (2) Down to his last strike with the tying run on first base, Dexter Fowler delivered Sunday afternoon in Denver as the Cubs won in dramatic fashion over the Rockies. And took […]


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The Daily CCO: Mike Olt Feels Lucky and Cubs News and Notes

Mike Olt picked up his second hit of the young season, a solo homer in the third inning after Chris Coghlan went yard, the second of back-to-back jacks for the Cubs. Olt was 1-for-4 on Saturday night before he stepped in the box in the ninth inning. Olt was hit by a pitch on his […]


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Cubs Out Slug and Outlast the Rockies – Cubs 9, Rockies 5

Game Four – Cubs 9, Rockies 5 WP – Jason Hammel (1-0) LP – Kyle Kendrick (1-1) Save – None Dexter Fowler led off the game with a triple and set the tone for the Cubs offense. Fowler scored the Cubs’ first run and drove in the next two with another triple in the second […]


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A Frustrating Friday – Rockies 5, Cubs 1

Game Three – Cubs 1, Rockies 5 WP – Christian Bergman (1-0) LP – Travis Wood (0-1) Save – None The Cubs had plenty of opportunities to put runs on the board early in the game. The Cubs couldn’t capitalize while the Rockies took advantage of the opportunities they were given. And the Cubs dropped […]


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Jake Arrieta Deals the Cards a Shutout – Cubs 2, Cardinals 0

Game Two – Cubs 2, Cardinals 0 WP – Jake Arrieta (1-0) LP – Lance Lynn (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (1) Jake Arrieta shut down the Cardinals for seven innings. Starlin Castro drove in Anthony Rizzo and scored on a Miguel Montero sacrifice fly as the Cubs beat the Cardinals for the first win […]


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Lester Struggles, Cubs Shutout – Cardinals 3, Cubs 0

Game One – Cubs 0, Cardinals 3 WP – Adam Wainwright (1-0) LP – Jon Lester (0-1) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (1) Jon Lester lasted only 4 1/3 innings in his debut while the offense couldn’t buy a hit with runners in scoring position and the Cubs lost game one of 162 on Opening Night […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Baseball is Back, It’s Opening Day!

Happy Easter The Countdown is over … The Cubs open the 2015 season tonight against the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s Jon Lester versus Adam Wainwright in Joe Maddon’s first game as Cubs’ manager. And the old ballyard that is filled with tributes to the greatest player in franchise history will be buzzing with an excitement […]


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Travis Wood Supplies Highlight in Cubs Loss to the Snakes – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 1

Spring Training Game Thirty-Two – Cubs 1, Diamondbacks 5 WP – Jeremy Hellickson (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (0-1) Save – None Edwin Jackson and seven relievers gave up single runs in five innings while Travis Wood supplied the only run, a pinch-hit homer in the third inning as the Cubs lost Friday night’s exhibition […]


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Rambling about the Cubs on the Eve of the Eve

Hello again, everybody. Real games are so close I can almost taste them. Well, to be fair, I just had some hot dogs, so I like, literally just tasted baseball. And yes, I am very well aware that is an erroneous use of “literally.” The North Side is abuzz with the excitement of baseball, video […]


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Szczur Homers, Soler Drives in Two Before Kids Rally and Surprise the Rangers – Cubs 15, Rangers 10

Spring Training Game Thirty – Cubs 15, Rangers 10 WP – Francisley Bueno (1-1) LP – Kyuji Fujikawa (0-1, BS 1) Save – None The Cubs were down 7-1 as late as the fifth inning and never quit Tuesday afternoon. The Cubs scored four runs in the fifth and two more in the seventh before […]


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