What a Night! – Cubs 14, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred One – Cubs 14, Pirates 4 WP – Justin Germano (1-1) LP – Erik Bedard (5-12) Save – None Monday night’s game between the Cubs and Pirates took a backseat in the bottom of the fifth inning not too long after Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run homer off Erik Bedard that gave […]

All About Dempster – Cubs 2, Pirates 3

Game Ninety-Seven – Cubs 2, Pirates 3 WP – Kevin Correia (8-6) LP – Ryan Dempster (5-5) Save – Joel Hanrahan (29) When news leaked Monday that the Cubs and Braves had agreed on the framework of a deal that would send Ryan Dempster to Atlanta, it appeared Dempster would be making this start in […]

Cardinals Smoked Wood and Shutout the Cubs – Cubs 0, Cardinals 7

Game Ninety-Four – Cubs 0, Cardinals 7 WP – Lance Lynn (12-4) LP – Travis Wood (4-5) Save – None The Cubs began Friday night’s game in St. Louis in the middle of their best stretch of the season … and the Cardinals brought Dale Sveum’s team back down to earth over the weekend. Not […]

All Good Things Come to an End – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Kyle Lohse (10-2) LP – Ryan Dempster (5-4) Save – Jason Motte (21) Ryan Dempster’s best stretch in a Cubs’ uniform came to an end Friday night in St. Louis. The Cardinals pounced on Dempster in the first inning and scored three of their four runs […]

Marlins Hammer Wood – Cubs 5, Marlins 9

Game Eighty-Nine – Cubs 5, Marlins 9 WP – Anibal Sanchez (5-6) LP – Travis Wood (4-4) Save – None The Cubs four-game winning streak came to an end on Tuesday night in a game that was not as close as the final score. The Marlins beat Dale Sveum’s team for the fourth time in […]

Two Mistakes Too Many – Cubs 1, Mets 3

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 1, Mets 3 WP – Dillon Gee (6-7) LP – Jeff Samardzija (6-8) Save – Bobby Parnell (2) The Cubs ended up on the wrong end of a pitcher’s duel Saturday afternoon at Citi Field. The Mets took advantage of two mistakes by Jeff Samardzija that accounted for all three of […]

A Long, Short Night for Matt Garza – Cubs 3, Braves 7

Game Eighty-Two – Cubs 3, Braves 7 WP – Mike Minor (5-6) LP – Matt Garza (4-7) Save – None The Braves teed off on Cubs’ pitching in the series and season finale on Thursday night. The Braves hit four home runs, three off Matt Garza, and put the game away early. The Cubs did […]

Rizzo and Castro Lift the Cubs Past the ‘Stros – Cubs 3, Astros 2

Game Seventy-Seven – Cubs 3, Astros 2 WP – Matt Garza (4-6) LP – J.A. Happ (6-8) Save – Carlos Marmol (7) The two youngest players on the roster delivered Saturday afternoon and led their team to the second straight victory over the Astros. Starlin Castro (1-for-2 with a RBI, a run scored and two […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mets – 06/27/12

Game Seventy-Five: Cubs (26-48) vs. Mets (39-36) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Jeff Samardzija (5-6, 4.34/1.37) vs. Jon Niese (5-3, 3.75/1.27) Updated 10:03 am CDT – Randy Wells Designated for Assignment – Rafael Dolis Recalled from […]

Rizzo Delivers and the Pen Nails Down the Win – Cubs 5, Mets 3

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs 5, Mets 3 WP – Scott Maine (1-1) LP – Dillon Gee (5-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (5) Tuesday was a good night for a team that hasn’t had many this season. The bullpen bailed out Randy Wells with six shutout innings. Scott Maine picked up his first big league win […]