The Daily CCO: Vote Cubs and Other News, Notes and Rumors

The Cubs came out on the wrong end of two of the three games with the Nationals and have Thursday off before welcoming the Royals to Wrigley for three games over the weekend. The Cubs will get another shot at the Nationals next week (June 4-7) for four games in D.C. The Jon Lester–Max Scherzer […]


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Rambling About the Cubs During the Growth Spurts

Hello again, everybody. I hope all is well with all. Given certain schedules, an off day today, and an afternoon soiree at Wrigley on Friday, we thought we would just catch everyone off guard and with Ramblings … on a THURSDAY! [Insert Hollywood-esque gasping sound for effect] So, now that the shock has worn off, […]


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Cubs Come Up Empty – Nationals 3, Cubs 0

Game Forty-Six – Cubs 0, Nationals 3 WP – Max Scherzer (6-3) LP – Jon Lester (4-3) Save – Drew Storen (16) The Cubs could not string together any hits against Max Scherzer and struck out 14 times on the night. The Nationals scored the first run of the game on error and tacked on […]


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The Daily CCO: Bryant’s Blast, Castro Hitting Clean-Up and Other Cubs News

Tuesday night’s game will not soon be forgotten. Addison Russell delivered the game winner, a two-out double in the ninth that gave the Cubs their fifth walk-off win of the season, tops in baseball. And with Tuesday’s 3-2 victory, the Cubs improved to 13-10 in 23 one-run games this season. Even with Russell coming through […]


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Bryant’s Homer Tied It and Russell Walked Off the Nationals – Cubs 3, Nationals 2

Game Forty-Five – Cubs 3, Nationals 2 WP – Hector Rondon (3-0) LP – Matt Grace (2-1) Save – None Kris Bryant tied the game at two in the eighth with a mammoth home run to left and Addison Russell won it in the ninth with a double that plated Jonathan Herrera as the Cubs […]


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Cubs Out Solo Homered – Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Game Forty-Four – Cubs 1, Nationals 2 WP – Tanner Roark (1-2) LP – Justin Grimm (1-1) Save – Drew Storen (15) Kris Bryant homered in the first inning but that was the extent of the Cubs’ scoring on Memorial Day. The Nationals hit one more solo homer than the Cubs did with the wind […]


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Cubs Leave Arizona with a Loss – Diamondbacks 4, Cubs 3

Game Forty-Three – Cubs 3, Diamondbacks 4 WP – Jeremy Hellickson (2-3) LP – Jason Hammel (3-2) Save – Brad Ziegler (2) Miguel Montero hit a solo shot in the second inning and Chris Coghlan smacked a two-run homer in the fifth but Jason Hammel made two too many mistakes to Paul Goldschmidt and the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Diamondbacks – 05/24/15

Game Forty-Three: Cubs (24-18) vs. Diamondbacks (20-22) Game Time – 3:10pm CDT Coverage – TV:  WGN-TV Ch. 9 – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 187, 844 Location – Chase Field, Phoenix Jason Hammel (3-1, 2.70/0.92/3.02) vs. Jeremy Hellickson (1-3, 5.52/1.57/4.61) The Cubs turn to Jason Hammel this afternoon in the series […]


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RIZZO! – Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 6

Game Forty-Two – Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 6 WP – Jason Motte (2-1) LP – Enrique Burgos (0-2) Save – Pedro Strop (1) Jorge Soler tied the game in the eighth and Anthony Rizzo launched a three-run homer in the top of the ninth that broke a 6-6 tie on Saturday night as the Cubs beat […]


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Cubs Bullpen Strikes Again – Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 4

Game Forty-One – Cubs 4, Diamondbacks 5 – 13 innings WP – Randall Delgado (2-2) LP – Zac Rosscup (1-1) Save – None Kris Bryant and Starlin Castro broke a 2-2 tie in the 10th with run scoring singles. Hector Rondon could not finish off the Diamondbacks and blew his third save of the season. Paul […]


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