With One Zwing of Z Bat … Cubs Zweep the Cards – Cubs 7 Cardinals 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 7 Cardinals 3 WP – Carlos Zambrano (9-6) LP – Chris Carpenter (15-7) Save – Carlos Marmol (31) The last time a Cubs team swept a three-game series in St. Louis was June 10-12, 1988 … and the winning pitcher in the third game 22 years ago was none […]

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Wells Played, Randy – Cubs 7 Cardinals 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Five – Cubs 7 Cardinals 2 WP – Randy Wells (7-13) LP – Adam Wainwright (18-11) Save – None The Cubs beat Adam Wainwright for the first time in three years Tuesday night behind a tremendous game from Randy Wells. Wells stunned the Cardinals and put together arguably the best outing of […]

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Samardzija Tiptoes Around the Cardinals – Cubs 5 Cardinals 1

Game One Hundred Forty-Four – Cubs 5 Cardinals 1 WP – Jeff Samardzija (1-1) LP – Jamie Garcia (13-8) Save – None On the night the Cubs were officially eliminated from the race in the NL Central, Jeff Samardzija posted his first big league win of the season. Samardzija earned his third Major League win, […]

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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 […]

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Saturday Night’s Alright for a Cubs Shutout – Cubs 1 Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Forty-Two – Cubs 1 Brewers 0 WP – Ryan Dempster (13-10) LP – Randy Wolf (11-11) Save – Carlos Marmol (30) Ryan Dempster picked up where Carlos Zambrano left off Friday night. The third time was the charm for Dempster as he picked up the 100th victory of his big league career […]

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A Big Night for Big Z – Cubs 4 Brewers 0

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 4 Brewers 0 WP – Carlos Zambrano (8-6) LP – Dave Bush (7-12) Save – Carlos Marmol (29) Friday night at Miller Park belonged to Carlos Zambrano. Not only did Z come within an out of a complete game shutout but he was 3-for-4 at the plate with a […]

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Myers Mystifies the Cubs Again – Cubs 0 Astros 4

Game One Hundred Forty – Cubs 0 Astros 4 WP – Brett Myers (11-7) LP – Randy Wells (6-13) Save – None The Chicago Cubs finished the nine-game homestand (5-4) with a shutout at the hands of Brett Myers … and four other Astros’ pitchers. The Cubs were kept off the board for the 10th […]

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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 […]

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Soto Takes a Licking and Keeps on Hitting … the Game Winner – Cubs 5 Astros 4

Game One Hundred Thirty-Eight – Cubs 5 Astros 4 WP – Andrew Cashner (2-5) LP – Wilton Lopez (5-2) Save – Carlos Marmol (28) The Cubs improved to 9-4 under Mike Quade thanks to the second homer in as many days from Geovany Soto. Soto launched a 1-0 pitch from Wilton Lopez over the ivy […]

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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 […]

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