The Cardinals Walk Away with the Win – Cubs 7 Cardinals 8

Game One Hundred Fifty-Five – Cubs 7 Cardinals 8 WP – Jake Westbrook (9-11, 3-4) LP – Jeff Samardzija (2-2) Save – Ryan Franklin (26) Wrigley Field was not home sweet home for the Chicago National League Ball Club in Twenty-Ten. The Cubs finished the season with a 35-46 home mark, their worst record at […]

Another One of Those Nights for the Cubs – Cubs 0 Giants 13

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two – Cubs 0 Giants 13 WP – Madison Bumgarner (6-6) LP – Ryan Dempster (14-11) Save – None The Chicago Cubs were shutout for the second time in three games on Thursday night. While the Giants were busy lighting up the scoreboard in the last night game of the year at […]

A Scary Sweep for the Cubs ‘B-Team’ in Miami – Cubs 13 Marlins 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Nine – Cubs 13 Marlins 3 WP – Jeff Samardzija (2-1) LP – Andrew Miller (1-3) Save – None The Cubs completed the three-game sweep against the Marlins Sunday afternoon. Mike Quade ran out a starting lineup reminiscent of a split squad game in the Cactus League but the young Cubs were […]

No Support for Casey – Cubs 0 Brewers 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Three – Cubs 0 Brewers 2 WP – Yovani Gallardo (12-7) LP – Casey Coleman (1-2) Save – John Axford (21) Q’s pitching staff held the Brewers’ offense to only two runs in three games, unfortunately both came on Sunday … while the Cubs offense could not hit with runners in scoring […]

Silva Serves It Up to the Stros – Cubs 3 Astros 7

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine – Cubs 3 Astros 7 WP – Nelson Figueroa (5-2) LP – Carlos Silva (10-6) Save – None Carlos Silva made his return to the rotation Tuesday night … and unfortunately for his teammates, he did not miss many bats. Silva gave up four runs on five hits to the first […]

Painful to Watch … Cubs and Dempster Embarrassed Again – Cubs 5 Mets 18

Game One Hundred Thirty-Seven – Cubs 5 Mets 18 WP – Jon Niese (9-7) LP – Ryan Dempster (12-10) Save – None Ryan Dempster took the hill Sunday in search of his 100th big league win for the second time … and he picked up where he left off against the Pirates. Dempster was horrible […]

Five Out of Fifteen – Cubs 5 Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four – Cubs 5 Pirates 3 WP – Thomas Diamond (1-3) LP – James McDonald (2-5) Save – Carlos Marmol (25) Q’s crew did just enough on Wednesday afternoon to beat the Pirates for only the fifth time this season … a 5-10 record against Pittsburgh is just one of the many […]

Cubs Bust Out Z Bats … and Beat Z Bucs – Cubs 14 Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Thirty-Two – Cubs 14 Pirates 2 WP – Carlos Zambrano (6-6) LP – Paul Maholm (7-13) Save – None On Andre Dawson Night in front of the smallest crowd at Wrigley since 2006, the Cubs took out a little early season frustration against the Pirates. The Cubs entered play Monday night 3-9 […]

Gorzelanny and the Gopher Ball – Cubs 1 Reds 7

Game One Hundred Twenty-Nine – Cubs 1 Reds 7 WP – Johnny Cueto (12-4) LP – Tom Gorzelanny (7-8) Save – None It was back to reality for the Chicago Cubs on Friday night. The Cincinnati Reds proved they are not the Washington Nationals and Dusty’s bunch handed Mike Quade his first big league loss. […]

A New Skipper … A New Look Cubs? – Cubs 9 Nationals 1

Game One Hundred Twenty-Six – Cubs 9 Nationals 1 WP – Casey Coleman (1-1) LP – Livan Hernandez (8-9) Save – None Boy was that refreshing! For the first time in recent memory, the Chicago Cubs cruised to an easy win without any “excitement” what-so-ever in the late innings. Interim manager Mike Quade won his […]