Bryant’s Big Fly Walks Off the Rockies – Cubs 9, Rockies 8

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 9, Rockies 8 WP – Rafael Soriano (1-0, BS 1) LP – John Axford (3-4, BS 4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped to the plate with two outs in the ninth, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 8-7 after Jason Motte and Rafael Soriano gave up four […]


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No Room for Error – Phillies 5, Cubs 3

Game Ninety-Five – Cubs 3, Phillies 5 – 10 innings WP – Ken Giles (5-2) LP – James Russell (0-2) Save – Jonathan Papelbon (17) The Cubs bullpen had a bad day. Jason Motte was charged with his first blown save of the season after the Phillies tied the game at three in the ninth […]


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Maddon Pushes the Right Buttons, Cubs Split Doubleheader with Comeback Win – Cubs 6, Reds 5

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 6, Reds 5 WP – Hector Rondon (4-2) LP – Aroldis Chapman (3-4) Save – Jason Motte (6) Down 5-0 by the end of the second inning, the Cubs scored five runs in the top of the third with Kris Bryant delivering a pinch-hit two-run single to tie the game. The […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Reds – Game One – 07/22/15

Game Ninety-Three: Cubs (50-42) vs. Reds (41-50) Game Time – 11:35am CDT Coverage – TV:  ABC-7 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 185, 844 Location – Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks (4-4, 3.44/1.11/3.23) vs. Mike Leake (7-5, 3.95/1.23/4.10) Let’s Play Two … The Cubs and Reds have a day-night […]


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The Daily CCO: Javier Baez Could Return to Iowa in a Little Over a Week and Other Cubs News

A day after Javier Baez posted on Instagram that he is close to 100 percent and is ready to start playing again, a report from the Des Moines Register put a timetable on Baez’s return to Iowa. Jaron Madison told Tommy Birch that Baez would start playing rehab games on Thursday and he “could be […]


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Three Big Reds Homers Too Much for the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 4, Reds 5 WP – Ryan Mattheus (1-1) LP – Justin Grimm (1-3, BS 1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (19) The Cubs took a 4-3 lead into the sixth inning. A two-out walk to Todd Frazier put the tying run on base and Jay Bruce launched the Reds third home run […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Select Contract of Rafael Soriano, Designate Edwin Jackson for Assignment

The Cubs made the news official just before Noon on Monday. The Cubs selected the contract of RHP Rafael Soriano from the Iowa Cubs, added him to the 40- and 25-man roster. RHP Edwin Jackson was designated for assignment. Rafael Soriano will be available for Monday’s opener in Cincinnati and he will wear No. 29. […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs in the Middle of Everything at the Deadline? And Other News and Rumors

After taking two of three and winning a series in Atlanta, the Cubs will begin a four-game in three-day series with the Reds in Cincinnati eight games back of the Cardinals in the division but just 3 ½ games behind the Pirates for second in the central and the top NL Wild Card spot. The […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/20/15

Gleyber Torres and Jeffrey Baez continued to pound the baseball for South Bend while Rashad Crawford also heated up at the plate. Myrtle Beach ran their winning streak to six games. Chesny Young set a Carolina League record. Young has reached base safely in 38 straight games. Tennessee received a rare bad outing from Ryan […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Two Wins, Four Roster Moves and a Couple of Phillies in the Rumor Mill

The Cubs started the second half with the organization’s first series victory in Atlanta since August 2011. Jon Lester flirted with a no-hitter and Jake Arrieta pitched seven innings of shutout ball. Joe Maddon got Meat Loaf but the flight to Cincinnati was probably a little subdued after clubhouse favorite Edwin Jackson was designated for […]


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