The Streak Ends, No Hits for the Cubs – Phillies 5, Cubs 0

Game Ninety-Six – Cubs 0, Phillies 5 WP – Cole Hamels (6-7) LP – Jake Arrieta (11-6) Save – None Cole Hamels made history Saturday afternoon at the old ballyard. Hamels completed the first no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs since Sandy Koufax’s perfect game on Sept. 9, 1965. The Cubs’ no-hit steak lasted 7,920 games […]


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Over Before It Started – Reds 9, Cubs 1

Game Ninety-Three – Cubs 1, Reds 9 WP – Mike Leake (8-5) LP – Kyle Hendricks (4-5) Save – None Before Kyle Hendricks could record an out Wednesday afternoon, the Reds scored four runs and never looked back. The Cubs issues at the plate continued as the Reds took batting practice and pummeled Joe Maddon’s […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – Game One – 07/22/15

Game Ninety-Three: Cubs (50-42) vs. Reds (41-50) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks (4-4, 3.44/1.11/3.23) vs. Mike Leake (7-5, 3.95/1.23/4.10) Let’s Play Two … The Cubs and Reds have a day-night […]


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Three Big Reds Homers Too Much for the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 4, Reds 5 WP – Ryan Mattheus (1-1) LP – Justin Grimm (1-3, BS 1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (19) The Cubs took a 4-3 lead into the sixth inning. A two-out walk to Todd Frazier put the tying run on base and Jay Bruce launched the Reds third home run […]


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Cubs Slide Continues – White Sox 5, Cubs 1

Game Eighty-Six – Cubs 1, White Sox 5 WP – Chris Sale (8-4) LP – Jon Lester (4-8) Save – None The largest crowd of the season at Wrigley Field saw the Cubs drop their third game in a row. Jon Lester allowed two runs in the first inning and that is all the run […]


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Rambling About the Cubs as the Pale Hose Arrive on the Right Side

Hello again, everybody. Wow, that would have been one heck of a game to have on Wednesday night, but with the way the Cardinals have been going, splitting four games almost feels like a sweep. Now that the All-Star Break is almost upon us, it would be very nice for the Cubs to take care […]


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Arrieta and the Cubs Knock Off the Cardinals – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 7, Cardinals 4 WP – Jake Arrieta (9-5) LP – Tyler Lyons (2-1) Save – None Jake Arrieta kept the Cardinals off the board for the first six innings while the offense built an early 3-0 lead on a two-run single by Chris Denorfia and a bases loaded walk by Jorge Soler. […]


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Kris Bryant’s Grand Night – Cubs 7, Marlins 2

Game Seventy-Nine – Cubs 7, Marlins 2 WP – Clayton Richard (1-0) LP – Jarred Cosart (1-4) Save – None Kris Bryant launched a two-run home run in the first inning and hit a Grand Slam in the second inning. Bryant drove in six of the seven runs and Clayton Richard picked up the win […]


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Cubs Offensive Woes Continue – Marlins 2, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Eight – Cubs 1, Marlins 2 WP – Tom Koehler (7-4) LP – Jason Hammel (5-4) Save – A.J. Ramos (13) The Cubs’ magic ran out Friday afternoon against the Marlins at Wrigley Field. The offense managed only one run while the Marlins hit two homers off Jason Hammel as the Cubs dropped 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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