Bum-ba-deeda, Bum-ba-deeda, Bum-ba-deeda … Cubs Walk Off with a Win – Cubs 5, Astros 4

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two – Cubs 5, Astros 4 WP – Carlos Marmol (3-3) LP – Hector Ambriz (1-1) Save – None It’s all over, the Cubs beat the Astros on a bases loaded RBI single by Bryan LaHair in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Cubs walked off with a win in their […]

Cubs Win One Out West – Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 2

Game One Hundred Fifty-Nine – Cubs 7, Diamondbacks 2 WP – Chris Rusin (2-3) LP – Bryan Shaw (1-6) Save – None The Cubs won their final road game of the season (23-58) and posted their first victory in a NL West park since September 27, 2011 … a span of 21 games. The Cubs […]

Volstad Hammered … Cubs Swept – Cubs 5, Rockies 7

Game One Hundred Fifty-Six – Cubs 5, Rockies 7 WP – Jhoulys Chacin (3-5) LP – Chris Volstad (3-11) Save – Rafael Betancourt (31) The Cubs lost their fifth game in a row on Thursday afternoon as the Rockies completed the three-game sweep by outslugging the Cubs once again. Dale Sveum’s team tried to come […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 09/25/12

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four: Cubs (59-94) vs. Rockies (59-94) Game Time – 7:40pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 185/914 Location – Coors Field, Denver Chris Rusin (1-2, 6.00/1.71) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (0-1, 12.27/2.18) Weather permitting … The Cubs begin the final nine-game stretch of the […]

Rambling From … Is It April Yet?

Long, arduous, never-ending, horrid, tough, stomach-churning … I could go on with words and phrases that quickly sum up the Chicago Cubs’ 2012 season. As we all think, ponder, discuss this season, I am stuck focusing on next season. While a week and change may be left, next spring is all that matters to me […]

Marmol Blows It in the Ninth .. Cubs Hand One Back to the Cardinals – Cubs 4, Cardinals 5

Game One Hundred Fifty-Two – Cubs 4, Cardinals 5 – 10 innings WP – Mitchell Boggs (4-1) LP – Jaye Chapman (0-1) Save – Jason Motte (39) For the second time in as many days, the Cubs and Cardinals played free baseball at Wrigley Field but the Cubs came out on the wrong end of […]

A Bloop, A Blast and A Walk-Off Win – Cubs 5, Cardinals 4

Game One Hundred Fifty-One – Cubs 5, Cardinals 4 – 11 innings WP – Alberto Cabrera (1-1) LP – Joe Kelly (5-7) Save – None The Cubs ended their four-game losing streak with their fourth walk-off win of the season over the Cardinals. The Cubs trailed 4-2 going into the bottom of the ninth. After […]

Rizzo, Cubs Complete Comeback in Grand Fashion – Cubs 13, Pirates 9

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 13, Pirates 9 WP – Jeff Beliveau (1-0) LP – Jared Hughes (2-2, BS 2) Save – None The Cubs never quit and battled back from two large deficits in Sunday’s slugfest at Wrigley Field. The Cubs were down 6-1 going into the bottom of the fifth, cut the […]

Cubs Can’t Rally Past Mistakes – Cubs 6, Pirates 7

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 6, Pirates 7 WP – Wandy Rodriguez (11-13) LP – Jason Berken (0-1) Save – Joel Hanrahan (35) The Cubs could not outhit their mistakes on Saturday afternoon and their rally came up short a run short in the ninth inning against Joel Hanrahan. The Cubs trailed 6-1 after […]

Cubs Keep Pestering the Pirates – Cubs 7, Pirates 4

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs 7, Pirates 4 WP – Chris Rusin (1-2) LP – James McDonald (12-8) Save – Carlos Marmol (20) The Cubs posted their sixth win in seven games on Friday afternoon behind a solid outing from Chris Rusin and six RBI from the two youngest players on the roster. Starlin […]