Cubs Get Caught Looking After the Rain Delay, Lose to the Indians – Indians 4, Cubs 3

Game Sixty-Four – Cubs 3, Indians 4 WP – Zach McAllister (2-2) LP – Travis Wood (3-3) Save – Bryan Shaw (1) Kyle Schwarber smacked a two-run homer to left and tied the game at three in the fifth before rain delayed the game for an hour and 16 minutes. When play resumed, the Cubs […]


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Walking Off with a Win in the Rain – Cubs 4, Reds 3

Game Sixty – Cubs 4, Reds 3 WP – Jason Motte (3-1) LP – Tony Cingrani (0-3) Save – None Starlin Castro delivered in the bottom of the ninth, a single to center that plated Kris Bryant as the Cubs walked off with a win over the Reds on Saturday night at the old ballyard. […]


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Defense Costs the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Fifty-Nine – Cubs 4, Reds 5 – 10 innings WP – J.J. Hoover (5-0) LP – Hector Rondon (3-1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (13) On a chilly and rather dreary day at Wrigley Field, two errors was the difference Friday afternoon as the Cubs gave a game to the Reds in extra innings. Defense […]


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Cubs Play Longball, Bullpen Shuts Down the Reds – Cubs 6, Reds 3

Game Fifty-Eight – Cubs 6, Reds 3 WP – Travis Wood (3-2) LP – Michael Lorenzen (1-2) Save – Hector Rondon (11) Miguel Montero hit a three-run homer in the first inning. Dexter Fowler added a solo shot into the right field bleachers leading off the third and Kris Bryant doubled in Addison Russell in […]


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The Daily CCO: Closer Controversy for the Cubs? And Other News and Notes

The Cubs played a good, clean game Saturday. Jason Hammel pitched into the ninth inning and the Cubs scored just enough to beat a very good Nationals’ team in their house. Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Dexter Fowler and Jonathan Herrera drove in runs, with three of the four scoring on two out hits. The storyline […]


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Hammel, Timely Hitting Top Nationals – Cubs 4, Nationals 2

Game Fifty-Four – Cubs 4, Nationals 2 WP – Jason Hammel (5-2) LP – Joe Ross (0-1) Save – Pedro Strop (2) Jason Hammel allowed two solo home runs in eight-plus innings and the offense scratched out four runs, three on two-out hits as the Cubs topped the Nationals on Saturday afternoon. Jason Hammel improved […]


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Cubs Pick Off the Nationals – Cubs 2, Nationals 1

Game Fifty-Two – Cubs 2, Nationals 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (5-4) LP – Gio Gonzalez (4-3) Save – Hector Rondon (10) David Ross picked off Clint Robinson from first base in what was a unbelievable end to the game. The Nationals had Hector Rondon on the ropes, Ross bailed out his pitcher and the […]


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Cubs Month in Review – May 2015

If April was an announcement of an improved Chicago Cubs, May has shown a team that still has some issues before it becomes a full-blown contender. The offense and pitching couldn’t get on the same page, as the first half of the month saw the offense batting .254 and pitching to a 4.79 ERA while […]


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Hammel Time – Cubs 5, Marlins 1

Game Forty-Nine – Cubs 5, Marlins 1 WP – Jason Hammel (4-2) LP – Jose Urena (0-2) Save – None Jason Hammel struck out a career-high 11 batters and the 25 and Under Club drove in all five runs as the Cubs started the nine-game road trip with a win on Monday night in Miami. […]


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Cubs Patience Leads to Walk-Off Win over Royals – Cubs 2, Royals 1

Game Forty-Eight – Cubs 2, Royals 1 – 11 innings WP – Zac Rosscup (2-1) LP – Ryan Madson (0-1) Save – None David Ross delivered the game-winner, a bloop single with the bases loaded in the 11th inning as the Cubs topped the Royals on Sunday afternoon at Weeghman Park. Dexter Fowler (0-for-4 with a […]


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