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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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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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Ways to Tweak the Roster

The Cubs have Monday off and will spend a much-needed break in San Diego. The Cubs start a six-game trip with three against the Padres on Tuesday night that ends Sunday with the last of three in Phoenix with the Diamondbacks. The Cubs did not announce any roster moves after Sunday’s game. Joe Maddon did […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Now That Was a Good Homestand, Roster Moves, Minor Updates and Videos

The Cubs wrapped up the best seven-game stretch the franchise has seen since 2008 on Sunday, even with the loss to the Pirates in the finale. Sunday was frankly one of those games a team loses during a long season. After sweeping the Mets, the Cubs won a 12-inning game Friday afternoon with an unbelievable […]


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Cubs Announce LHP Tsuyoshi Wada to Start Wednesday in San Diego

A day after LHP Travis Wood was moved to the bullpen, Joe Maddon announced LHP Tsuyoshi Wada will step into the rotation and start Wednesday night in San Diego. The move to add Tsuyoshi Wada is the first of several changes expected to be made to the pitching staff. Maddon said Sunday the Cubs will […]


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Cubs Move Travis Wood to the Bullpen

The Cubs announced a decision to add an arm to the bullpen Saturday without saying a word. LHP Travis Wood started warming in the bullpen during the eighth inning and he was obviously doing more than just throwing his side session in between starts. Joe Maddon gave the ball to Wood for the ninth inning. […]


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Jon Lester Leads the Way, Cubs Win Sixth in a Row – Cubs 4, Pirates 1

Game Thirty-Six – Cubs 4, Pirates 1 WP – Jon Lester (4-2) LP – Gerrit Cole (5-2) Save – Travis Wood (1) Jon Lester limited the Pirates to one run over seven innings and and outdueled Gerrit Cole. Joe Maddon pieced together a bullpen that had Travis Wood pitching the ninth inning. Starlin Castro drove […]


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Cubs Win on an Unbelievable Finish to a Wild Day at Wrigley – Cubs 11, Pirates 10

Game Thirty-Five – Cubs 11, Pirates 10 – 12 innings WP – Edwin Jackson (2-1) LP – Radhames Liz (1-3) Save – None It took five hours, one minute and 12 innings but the Cubs won for the fifth time in a row on Friday afternoon at the old ballyard. There was a little déjà […]


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The Daily CCO: Time to Build on a Sweep and Cubs News and Notes

The Cubs bounced back from a rough road trip with an impressive four-game sweep over the Mets. The Cubs took advantage of the extra opportunities the Mets gave them and won games started by two of the best young right-handers in baseball. Joe Maddon has his team believing in themselves. The Cubs are 6-4 in […]


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Rambling About the Cubs While Waving My Broom

Hello again, everybody! It is nice to be back, and it is even nicer to be writing about the Cubs sweeping a four-game series. And this was not a normal four-gamer; this was against the Mighty Mets who rode into town with an impressive 20-11 record. Well, thanks to the Cubbies you can add four […]


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