Three Walks and a Wild Pitch … The Cubs Get Marmol-ed Again – Cubs 1 Cardinals 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs 1 Cardinals 2 WP – Jason Motte (5-2) LP – Carlos Marmol (2-6, BS 10) Save – None On the final Saturday of the season, the Cubs took a 1-0 lead into the ninth. Cubs pitching had held the Cardinals in check for the second day in a row […]

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Castro and Soriano Deal the Cards a Big Blow – Cubs 5 Cardinals 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Seven – Cubs 5 Cardinals 1 WP – Jeff Samardzija (8-4) LP – Kyle McClellan (12-7) Save – None The Cubs took it to the Cardinals bullpen Friday night in St. Louis. The game was tied at one going into the eighth in a must win game for the Cardinals. Both Ryan […]

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The Soto Show – Cubs 5 Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 5 Brewers 2 WP – Casey Coleman (3-8) LP – Chris Narveson (10-8) Save – None The final score from Monday night’s game should read … Geovany Soto 5, Milwaukee Brewers 2. Geovany Soto broke out of his recent slump in a big way. Soto drove in all five […]

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Cubs Won by LaHair – Cubs 2 Astros 1

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two – Cubs 2 Astros 1 WP – Rodrigo Lopez (6-6) LP – Henry Sosa (2-5) Save – Sean Marshall (5) The Cubs beat the Astros for the second day in a row and in the process joined the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox as the only three teams in […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/17/11

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two: Cubs (66-85) vs. Astros (51-99) Game Time – 12:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 187 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Rodrigo Lopez (5-6, 5.04/1.55) vs. Henry Sosa (2-4, 5.02/1.35) The Cubs will go for two in a row this afternoon behind Rodrigo Lopez. […]

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Cubs Walk-Off with a Loss – Cubs 6 Reds 8

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 6 Reds 8 – 11 innings WP – Nick Masset (3-5) LP – James Russell (1-6) Save – None The Cubs jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning behind a pair of two-out, two-run homers … one by Carlos Pena (1-for-4 with a home run, a […]

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Mike Leake Remains a Mystery to the Chicago Cubs – Cubs 1 Reds 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 1 Reds 2 WP – Mike Leake (12-9) LP – Ryan Dempster (10-12) Save – Francisco Cordero (33) Mike Leake is a solid big league pitcher and will likely have a very good career but he is not as good as the Cubs have made him look over his […]

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Cubs Win a Marathon in the Big Apple – Cubs 10 Mets 6

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 10 Mets 6 – 11 innings WP – Ramon Ortiz (1-2) LP – Josh Stinson (0-1) Save – None On an emotional night at Citi Field that featured a phenomenal tribute and remembrance to September 11, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead but could not tack on. […]

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Q’s Cubs Come Up Short … Again – Cubs 4 Mets 5

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs 4 Mets 5 WP – Manny Acosta (3-1, BS 3) LP – Sean Marshall (6-6) Save – None To the Cubs credit they did not quit Friday night. The Cubs tied the game in the ninth on a two-out RBI single by Darwin Barney just to lose it in […]

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Too Little, Too LaLate – Cubs 2 Reds 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 2 Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Aroldis Chapman (4-1) LP – John Grabow (3-1) Save – Francisco Cordero (31) Tuesday night was all about Mike Leake and the inept Cubs’ lineup … until two outs in the ninth. Mike Leake was in total control and appeared to […]

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