Cubs Stepped Up Behind Jake Arrieta and Slowed Down the O’s – Cubs 4, Orioles 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight: Cubs 4, Orioles 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (7-4) LP – Kevin Gausman (7-5) Save – Hector Rondon (20) The Cubs arguably played their best all-around game Friday afternoon at the old ballyard and snapped the Orioles four-game winning streak. Jake Arrieta took a perfect game into the fifth inning against his […]

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Cubs Hold Off Giants and Win Suspended Game – Cubs 2, Giants 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Five: Cubs 2, Giants 1 WP – Tsuyoshi Wada (3-1) LP – Ryan Vogelsong (7-9) Save – Hector Rondon (19) The Cubs held off the Giants Thursday afternoon and picked up the win in the suspended game from Aug. 19. Anthony Rizzo’s two run homer in the first inning Tuesday night was […]

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Cubs Do Not Plan on Shutting Jake Arrieta Down Early

Less than a day after leaving open the possibility of the Cubs shutting Jake Arrieta down before the end of the season, Rick Renteria told the beat writers prior to Monday’s finale with the Mets that the team has “no plans to shut him down.” Renteria explained the team is not even considering it. And […]

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Jake Arrieta and Starlin Castro Curved Out a Win over the Mets – Cubs 2, Mets 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Three: Cubs 2, Mets 1 WP – Pedro Strop (2-4, BS 3) LP – Jenrry Mejia (5-6) Save – Hector Rondon (17) Jake Arrieta pitched seven shutout innings with nine strikeouts and Starlin Castro led off the ninth with a solo home run that ended up being the difference in the game […]

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In a Strikeout State of Mind – Mets 3, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Twenty-One: Cubs 2, Mets 3 WP – Zack Wheeler (8-8) LP – Travis Wood (7-10) Save – Jenrry Mejia (18) A day after striking out 16 times, the Cubs struck out 14 times Friday night at Citi Field and dropped the opener of the four-game series in New York. The offense is […]

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Hendricks Baffles the Brewers – Cubs 3, Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Eighteen: Cubs 3, Brewers 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (4-1) LP – Wily Peralta (14-7) Save – Hector Rondon (15) Kyle Hendricks kept the Brewers off balance for 7 1/3 innings, Arismendy Alcantara drove in a run and scored another and Anthony Rizzo homered as the Cubs shutout the Brewers Tuesday night. […]

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Cubs Not Able to Back Jake Arrieta – Brewers 3, Cubs 1

Game One Hundred Seventeen: Cubs 1, Brewers 3 WP – Yovani Gallardo (7-6) LP – Jake Arrieta (6-4) Save – Francisco Rodriguez (36) Jake Arrieta bounced back from his rough outing at Coors Field and gave up two runs in 7 1/3 innings Monday night, but the offense could not string together any hits against […]

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The Daily CCO: Whole Lotta Swingin’ Going On, Weekend Headlines and Other Cubs News

It was a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs and an excitement around the team that has been missing with Javier Baez making his Wrigley Field debut. The Cubs salvaged the finale against the Rays with yet another extra innings game, the sixth time in 12 games it took more than nine innings to […]

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Cubs Strike-Out with a Walk-Off Win over the Rays – Cubs 3, Rays 2

Game One Hundred Sixteen: Cubs 3, Rays 2 – 12 innings WP – Carlos Villanueva (5-6) LP – Cesar Ramos (2-4) Save – None Anthony Rizzo delivered the game winner in the 12th inning as the Cubs salvaged the finale of the weekend series against the Rays. The Cubs played free baseball for the sixth time […]

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A Baez Blast Beats the Rockies in Extra Innings – Cubs 6, Rockies 5

Game One Hundred Eleven: Cubs 6, Rockies 5 – 12 innings WP – Hector Rondon (3-3, BS 4) LP – Boone Logan (2-2) Save – Carlos Villanueva (2) Welcome to the Big Leagues Javier Baez … Javier Baez led off the top of the 12th with the game tied at five in search of his first […]

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