The Schwarber Game – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 5, Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Jason Motte (7-1) LP – Nate Adcock (1-2) Save – Justin Grimm (2) Kyle Schwarber tied the game at four with a two-run mammoth homer in the ninth and Schwarber delivered the game winner, a line drive solo homer to right in the […]


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Arrieta Stays Hot, Cubs Win Two of Three in Atlanta – Cubs 4, Braves 1

Game Ninety – Cubs 4, Braves 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (11-5) LP – Shelby Miller (5-6) Save – None Jake Arrieta pitched seven shutout innings. Jonathan Herrera drove in the first two runs with a two-out, bases loaded single in the second. Jorge Soler hit a solo home run in the third and Chris […]


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The Daily CCO: The Schwarber Plan, Maddon Supports Strop and Cubs News and Rumors

It was a successful return to the majors offensively for Kyle Schwarber on Friday night. Schwarber went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Schwarber contributed at the plate but was charged with two errors in his first start at catcher … a throwing error in the first inning and catcher’s interference in the […]


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Second Half Starts on a Sour Note – Braves 4, Cubs 2

Game Eighty-Eight – Cubs 2, Braves 4 WP – Arodys Vizcaino (1-0) LP – Pedro Strop (1-5) Save – Jim Johnson (6) Pedro Strop gave up a two-out, two-run single to Eury Perez with the bases loaded in the eighth inning that was the difference Friday night in Atlanta as the Cubs lost the opener […]


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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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Cubs Can’t Close Out the Comeback – Cardinals 6, Cubs 5

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 5, Cardinals 6 WP – Miguel Socolovich (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (25) With the Cubs leading 5-4 and two outs in the ninth, Pedro Strop walked Matt Carpenter on four pitches. Strop got ahead of Jhonny Peralta 1-2. Strop did not execute his […]


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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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Hendricks Finishes Off the Fish – Cubs 2, Marlins 0

Game Eighty – Cubs 2, Marlins 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (4-4) LP – Mat Latos (3-6) Save – Jason Motte (4) Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 innings of shutout ball, Chris Coghlan scored on a wild pitch in the first inning and drove in Chris Denorfia in the eighth as the Cubs beat the […]


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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 Pull a Win Out of Their Caps – Cubs 2, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Six – Cubs 2, Mets 0 – 11 innings WP – Jason Motte (6-1) LP –Carlos Torres (2-4) Save – Justin Grimm (1) Starlin Castro and Miguel Montero delivered two out singles in the 11th inning. And Jon Lester and the bullpen combined on a seven-hit shutout as the Cubs topped the Mets in 11 innings […]


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