The Daily CCO: Twenty-Two Games Over, Starlin Castro’s Big Night and Other Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs started the six-game West Coast trip with a win in San Francisco and improved to a season-high 22 games over .500. The Cubs are 18-4 in August have the best road record in baseball (34-25) after winning 15 of the last 20 games outside of Wrigley Field. With Tuesday’s win, the Cubs created […]


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Three Homers Power Cubs Past the Giants – Cubs 8, Giants 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Four – Cubs 8, Giants 5 WP – Jake Arrieta (16-6) LP – Matt Cain (2-4) Save – Hector Rondon (24) Kyle Schwarber launched a three-run homer in the third inning. Miguel Montero smacked a two-run shot in the fourth and Starlin Castro hit a mammoth solo home run in the sixth […]


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Four Home Runs Lift the Cubs to Third Straight Win – Cubs 9, Braves 7

Game One Hundred Twenty-One – Cubs 9, Braves 7 WP – Pedro Strop (2-6) LP – Edwin Jackson (2-2) Save – Hector Rondon (23) Miguel Montero led off the eighth inning with the game tied at seven and gave the Cubs the lead for good. Montero hit a solo homer to left center off Edwin […]


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Cubs Turn Extra Outs Into a Comeback Win – Cubs 5, Braves 3

Game One Hundred Twenty – Cubs 5, Braves 3 WP – Jason Motte (8-1) LP – Shelby Miller (5-10) Save – Hector Rondon (22) The Cubs fought back from a 3-1 deficit in the fifth inning and found a way to beat the Braves on Friday afternoon. Kris Bryant and Miguel Montero hit back-to-back doubles […]


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Cubs Come Up Short on a Long, Rainy Night at Wrigley – Tigers 10, Cubs 8

Game One Hundred Seventeen – Cubs 8, Tigers 10 WP – Al Alburquerque (3-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-6) Save – None After rain delayed the game for two hours and 17 minutes in the third inning, the Cubs chipped away at the big league the Tigers built against Jason Hammel. Kyle Schwarber hit a […]


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Rambling as the Cubs Kids Have Arrived

Hello again, everybody. Yes, you have your day right. It is Tuesday, but who cares, it’s Tuesday, and we are going to do some rambling today. It has been quite a run for the Cubs the past few weeks, and how much fun has it been? A heckuva of a lot of fun, I will […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. White Sox – 08/15/15

Game One Hundred Fifteen: Cubs (66-48) vs. White Sox (54-59) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 180, 844 Location – U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago Jake Arrieta (13-6, 2.38/0.99/2.66) vs. Jose Quintana (6-9, 3.59/1.28/3.23) Round two of the Crosstown Cup Series resumes tonight […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Keeping Pace in NL Wild Card Race, Jackson Signs with Braves and Other News

The Cubs won their eighth game in a row Friday after holding off the Sox and taking game-one of round two of the Crosstown Cup series. The Cubs are playing with a lot of confidence right now, receiving contributions from the entire roster. The Cubs season-long eight-game winning streak has come at the right time. […]


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Coghlan and Rizzo Out Slug the Sox, Cubs Win Eighth in a Row – Cubs 6, White Sox 5

Game One Hundred Fourteen – Cubs 6, White Sox 5 WP – Clayton Richard (3-0) LP – Jeff Samardzija (8-8) Save – Hector Rondon (20) Chris Coghlan hit a pair of homers and drove in four runs. Anthony Rizzo went back-to-back with Coghlan in the fifth and Rizzo’s solo shot ended up being the difference […]


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A Miggy Mash Walks Off the Brewers in Extras – Cubs 3, Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Twelve – Cubs 3, Brewers 2 – 10 innings WP – Tommy Hunter (3-2) LP – Michael Blazek (5-3) Save – None Miguel Montero led off the 10th inning with the game tied at two. Montero lined a 0-1 pitch from Michael Blazek into the bleachers in left field and the Cubs beat […]


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