Cubs Offensive Woes Continue – Marlins 2, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Eight – Cubs 1, Marlins 2 WP – Tom Koehler (7-4) LP – Jason Hammel (5-4) Save – A.J. Ramos (13) The Cubs’ magic ran out Friday afternoon against the Marlins at Wrigley Field. The offense managed only one run while the Marlins hit two homers off Jason Hammel as the Cubs dropped the […]


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Cubs Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple, Complete Season Series Sweep over the Mets – Cubs 6, Mets 1

Game Seventy-Seven – Cubs 6, Mets 1 WP – Jake Arrieta (8-5) LP – Jacob deGrom (8-6) Save – None Anthony Rizzo singled in Starlin Castro and broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth. Jonathan Herrera drove in three runs with a safety squeeze and a two-run homer. Miguel Montero added a two-run homer in […]


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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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Oh Oh It’s Hendricks – Cubs 1, Mets 0

Game Seventy-Five – Cubs 1, Mets 0 WP – Kyle Hendricks (3-4) LP –Jon Niese (3-8) Save – Jason Motte (3) Kyle Hendricks scattered three hits over six shutout innings. Matt Szczur doubled in Kris Bryant for the game’s only run. And the bullpen retired all nine batters they faced as the Cubs beat the […]


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Cubs Can’t Hack It in St. Louis – Cardinals 4, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Four – Cubs 1, Cardinals 4 WP – Carlos Martinez (9-3) LP – Jason Hammel (5-3) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (23) The Cubs struggles with runners on base and in scoring position continued while Jason Hammel lacked command after the second rain delay and the Cubs were swept out of St. Louis. The Cubs […]


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Cubs Spanked in St. Louis – Cardinals 8, Cubs 1

Game Seventy-Three – Cubs 1, Cardinals 8 WP – Michael Wacha (10-3) LP – Donn Roach (0-1) Save – Carlos Villanueva (1) The Cubs wasted chances to put runs on the board against Michael Wacha before the game got out of hand in the fourth inning. The Cardinals scored four runs in the fourth off […]


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Cubs Give Another Game to the Cardinals – Cardinals 3, Cubs 2

Game Seventy-Two – Cubs 2, Cardinals 3 – 10 innings WP – Seth Maness (2-0) LP – Justin Grimm (1-2) Save – None The Cubs did not cash in early opportunities against John Lackey and left the Cardinals in the game. Jake Arrieta handed it over to the pen with a 2-1 lead in the […]


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Rambling About the Cubs with September in Sight

Hello again, everybody. It has been a few weeks now, but we are back in the saddle on this fine Friday morning. While the past two losses have been quite disappointing, winning four in a row was a nice treat. This team is loose, it’s having fun, it’s got each other’s backs, and most importantly, […]


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One of Those Days – Dodgers 4, Cubs 0

Game Seventy-One – Cubs 0, Dodgers 4 WP – Carlos Frias (5-5) LP – Jon Lester (4-6) Save – None If it could go wrong for the Cubs Thursday it did in front of the biggest crowd of the year at Wrigley Field. And the four-game series ended with a disappointing loss to the Dodgers. […]


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Two Dodgers Dingers Too Much for Hendricks and the Cubs – Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

Game Seventy – Cubs 2, Dodgers 5 WP – J.P. Howell (3-1) LP – Kyle Hendricks (2-4) Save – Kenley Jansen (10) Kyle Hendricks served up a pair of home runs that accounted for four of the Dodgers’ five runs on the night. Mike Bolsinger baffled the Cubs during his short outing before turning the […]


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