Cubs 2015 Regular Season Highlights – August and September

The Cubs went on an amazing run in August and September and it was a four-game sweep over the Giants at Wrigley that propelled Joe Maddon’s team into the lead for the second Wild Card. The Cubs went 42-18 over the last 60 games with an offense led by Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Starlin […]

Cubs Month in Review – September 2015

After a strong August, September and early October was more of the same for one of the hottest teams in all of baseball. The young squad got stronger as the season wound down and won their last eight games. With the wild card playoff game on Wednesday on every Cubs fans mind, let’s take a […]

Cubs Scratch Out Seventh Straight Win – Cubs 1, Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs 1, Brewers 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (8-7) LP – Tyler Wagner (0-2) Save – Hector Rondon (30) Kyle Hendricks set down the first 16 batters he faced Saturday night. Hendricks surrendered just one hit over six innings. And the bullpen picked up where Hendricks left off. The Cubs […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 10/03/15

Game One Hundred Sixty-One: Cubs (95-65) vs. Brewers (68-92) Game Time – 6:10pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Miller Park, Milwaukee Kyle Hendricks (7-7, 4.09/1.20/3.46) vs. Tyler Wagner (0-1, 11.74/2.61/6.27) It’s the penultimate game of the regular season for the […]

Cubs Hold Off the Reds, Win All Three in Cincinnati – Cubs 5, Reds 3

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 5, Reds 3 WP – Jason Hammel (10-7) LP – John Lamb (1-5) Save – Hector Rondon (29) Austin Jackson launched a three-run homer in the third. Anthony Rizzo doubled in a run and Chris Denorfia added a run scoring infield single in the fifth. Jason Hammel pitched five […]

Cubs Walk-Off Wrigley with an Extra Innings Win – Cubs 1, Royals 0

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six – Cubs 1, Royals 0 – 11 innings WP – Fernando Rodney (7-5, 2-0) LP – Miguel Almonte (0-2) Save – None Chris Denorfia pinch-hit for Fernando Rodney to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning Monday night. Denorfia launched the first pitch from Miguel Almonte into the bleachers in […]

Cubs Rally Falls Short, Lose Opener to Pirates – Pirates 3, Cubs 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Three – Cubs 2, Pirates 3 WP – Gerrit Cole (18-8) LP – Jon Lester (10-12) Save – Mark Melancon (51) The Pirates took a 3-1 lead into the ninth. Chris Denorfia led off with a double. Starlin Castro tripled to right with one out. Denorfia scored and the Cubs had the […]

Bryant and Soler Lead Offense on Bullpen Day, Russell’s Defense Saves the Game – Cubs 5, Cardinals 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 5, Cardinals 4 WP – Trevor Cahill (1-3) LP – Michael Wacha (16-6) Save – Pedro Strop (3) High fives all around as Cubs hold off Cardinals and post fifth straight win … The Cubs took a 5-1 lead into the ninth inning. Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler went […]

The Starlin Castro Game – Cubs 8, Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Seven – Cubs 8, Cardinals 3 WP – Tommy Hunter (4-2) LP – Seth Maness (4-2) Save – None Starlin Castro had a career day as the Cubs started the weekend with a win over the Cardinals at the old ballyard. Castro drove in six of the eight runs with two home […]

Cubs Squeeze Out an Extra Innings Win – Cubs 3, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 3, Pirates 2 – 12 innings WP – Hector Rondon (6-4) LP – Vance Worley (4-6) Save – None Chris Denorfia led off the 12th inning with the game tied at two. Denorfia singled to right center and Quintin Berry ran for Denorfia. A wild pitch and an Austin Jackson […]