Cubs Spoil the Pirates Party – Cubs 7, Pirates 3

Game Sixty-Two: Cubs 7, Pirates 3 WP – Travis Wood (6-5) LP – Casey Sadler (0-1) Save – None The Cubs snapped their two-game losing skid on Tuesday night at PNC Park and picked up a much-needed win outside of Wrigley Field. The offense pounded out 11 hits, six for extra bases, with Anthony Rizzo […]

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Cubs Bullpen Giveth Away – Marlins 4, Cubs 3

Game Sixty: Cubs 3, Marlins 4 WP – Mike Dunn (5-3) LP – Pedro Strop (0-3, BS 1) Save – Steve Cishek (14) The bullpen had a rough afternoon and could not hold leads of 2-0 in the seventh and 3-2 in the eighth as the Cubs lost a one-run game at Wrigley Field on […]

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That’s Five Ws In a Row – Cubs 5, Marlins 2

Game Fifty-Nine: Cubs 5, Marlins 2 WP – Jeff Samardzija (2-5) LP – Randy Wolf (1-2) Save – Pedro Strop (2) The Cubs won their fifth game in row Saturday afternoon behind an excellent outing from Jeff Samardzija and seven extra basehits. Junior Lake went yard twice, Emilio Bonifacio hit his first longball of the […]

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Cubs Stepped Right Up and Swept the Mets – Cubs 7, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Seven: Cubs 7, Mets 4 WP – Justin Grimm (2-2, BS 1) LP – Vic Black (1-1) Save – Neil Ramirez (1) Travis Wood and Anthony Rizzo homered and Junior Lake hit a two-run triple as the Cubs completed the three-game sweep over the Mets on Thursday night. The three-game sweep is the first […]

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Castro Cues Cubs Comeback, Bullpen Beats the Mets – Cubs 5, Mets 4

Game Fifty-Six: Cubs 5, Mets 4 WP – Edwin Jackson (4-5) LP – Dana Eveland (0-1) Save – Hector Rondon (7) The Cubs fought back from an early deficit, tied the game at four on a two-run single by Starlin Castro in the fifth and Anthony Rizzo scored the would be winning run on a […]

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Rizzo and the Cubs Hammel the Brewers – Cubs 8, Brewers 0

Game Fifty-Three: Cubs 8, Brewers 0 WP – Jason Hammel (6-3) LP – Wily Peralta (4-5) Save – None The Cubs bounced back with an impressive win on Saturday afternoon after being embarrassed on Friday night. Jason Hammel threw seven more innings of shutout ball at Miller Park while Anthony Rizzo drove in the Cubs […]

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The Daily CCO: Rizzo and the Players are Tired of Just Hearing about Wrigley Restoration Plans

Anthony Rizzo did not start on Friday night for the first time this season, but he had plenty to say before his teammates were bashed by the Brewers at Miller Park. According to multiple reports, Anthony Rizzo was asked about the latest news concerning the restoration of Wrigley Field and admitted he and the players […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Pedro Strop from DL, Place Hector Rondon on Paternity List

The Cubs activated RHP Pedro Strop from the 15-day DL on Friday. Strop was reportedly set to begin a rehab assignment in the near future on Thursday. The Cubs have decided to activate him instead. Strop has been on the disabled list since May 7 with a left groin strain. The Cubs announced Friday that […]

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The Daily CCO: Renteria Thinks Samardzija Has Pitched Like an All-Star

Early voting for the NL All-Star team was released prior to the finale of the three-game series in San Francisco on Wednesday and Rick Renteria was asked about which players should represent the Cubs in the Mid-Summer Classic. Renteria mentioned Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro and said he would lobby for Jeff Samardzija to be […]

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The Daily CCO: Jackson Was Reportedly Drawing Interest from Other Teams

Edwin Jackson picked a bad time to have his worst start of the season, at least from a Cubs standpoint. According to a report from the Sun-Times, Edwin Jackson “was starting to draw interest from teams preparing their lists of available pitchers to target ahead of the July 31 trade deadline.” Before Friday night, Edwin […]

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