The Schwarber Game – Cubs 5, Reds 4

Game Ninety-Two – Cubs 5, Reds 4 – 13 innings WP – Jason Motte (7-1) LP – Nate Adcock (1-2) Save – Justin Grimm (2) Kyle Schwarber tied the game at four with a two-run mammoth homer in the ninth and Schwarber delivered the game winner, a line drive solo homer to right in the […]


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Three Big Reds Homers Too Much for the Cubs – Reds 5, Cubs 4

Game Ninety-One – Cubs 4, Reds 5 WP – Ryan Mattheus (1-1) LP – Justin Grimm (1-3, BS 1) Save – Aroldis Chapman (19) The Cubs took a 4-3 lead into the sixth inning. A two-out walk to Todd Frazier put the tying run on base and Jay Bruce launched the Reds third home run […]


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Cubs Can’t Close Out the Comeback – Cardinals 6, Cubs 5

Game Eighty-Four – Cubs 5, Cardinals 6 WP – Miguel Socolovich (3-1) LP – Pedro Strop (1-4, BS 2) Save – Trevor Rosenthal (25) With the Cubs leading 5-4 and two outs in the ninth, Pedro Strop walked Matt Carpenter on four pitches. Strop got ahead of Jhonny Peralta 1-2. Strop did not execute his […]


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Cubs Take Two from the Cardinals – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3

Game Eighty-Three – Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 WP – Travis Wood (5-3) LP – Seth Maness (3-1, BS 2) Save – Jason Motte (5) The Cubs took advantage of Cardinals mistakes in the nightcap of the day-night doubleheader, scored three runs in the seventh inning and held on to beat the Cardinals to complete the […]


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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 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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The Daily CCO: Big Test Awaits Cubs in St. Louis and Other News and Rumors

After splitting the four-game series with the Dodgers, the Cubs hit the road for six games over the next seven days with three in St. Louis and three in New York. And the trip begins with a big test for the Cubs against the best team in baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs enter […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Options for Wada’s Spot in the Rotation and Other News and Rumors

The Cubs received some not-so-good news about LHP Tsuyoshi Wada prior to Wednesday’s loss to the Dodgers. Wada was still dealing with soreness in his shoulder. And while the Cubs haven’t ruled him out for Saturday in St. Louis, the Cubs are exploring internal options in case he is unable to pitch. Reports indicated Wada […]


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The Daily CCO: Maddon Has the Cubs Playing with Confidence

The Cubs won their fourth game in a row Tuesday night, a 1-0 victory in 10 innings over the first place Dodgers. The Cubs improved to a season-high nine games over .500 (39-30) with their Major League leading ninth walk-off win of the year. It’s been a long time since the Cubs were nine games […]


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