Z Cubs Beat Z Mets – Cubs 5 Mets 3

Game One Hundred Thirty-Six – Cubs 5 Mets 3 WP – Carlos Zambrano (7-6) LP – Jenrry Mejia (0-3) Save – Carlos Marmol (27) The Cubs improved to 8-3 under Mike Quade with their fourth win of the homestand Saturday (4-1). The Northsiders have played better ball with more energy over the last 11 games. […]

Good Things Come in Threes – Cubs 7 Mets 6

Game One Hundred Thirty-Five – Cubs 7 Mets 6 WP – James Russell (1-1) LP – R.A. Dickey (9-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (26) With the wind howling out to right and the ball dancing out of the hand of R.A. Dickey, the Cubs won the first of three against the Metropolitans. The Cubs came […]

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 Dump Another One to the Pirates – Cubs 7 Pirates 14

Game One Hundred Thirty-Three – Cubs 7 Pirates 14 WP – Jeff Karstens (3-10) LP – Ryan Dempster (12-9) Save – None Ryan Dempster simply did not have it Tuesday night … and the worst road team in all of baseball pounded the Cubs once again. Dempster labored through the first two innings on a […]

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 […]

The Fundamentally Challenged Chicago Cubs – Cubs 5 Reds 7

Game One Hundred Thirty-One – Cubs 5 Reds 7 WP – Logan Ondrusek (4-0) LP – Sean Marshall (6-5) Save – Francisco Cordero (35) The Chicago Cubs gave another game away Sunday afternoon. From physical errors to mental mistakes to horrible fundamentals, the Cubs showed once again how bad a baseball team they actually are […]

Happy Birthday Mr. Wells … Cubs Beat the Reds – Cubs 3 Reds 2

Game One Hundred Thirty – Cubs 3 Reds 2 WP – Randy Wells (6-12) LP – Bronson Arroyo (14-8) Save – Carlos Marmol (24) Randy Wells celebrated his 28th birthday Saturday at Great American Ball Park … and picked up his first win July 23. Wells labored through the early innings before settling down and […]

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 Curly W and Sweep for the Cubs – Cubs 4 Nationals 0

Game One Hundred Twenty-Eight – Cubs 4 Nationals 0 WP – Ryan Dempster (12-8) LP – Jason Marquis (0-7) Save – None The Chicago National League Ballclub improved to 3-0 under Mike Quade behind an impressive performance behind Ryan Dempster. Ryan Dempster dominated the Nationals on Wednesday night. He allowed only two hits and three […]

Twelve Plus Twenty-One Zquals Two for Q – Cubs 5 Nationals 4

Game One Hundred Twenty-Seven – Cubs 5 Nationals 4 WP – Carlos Zambrano (5-6) LP – John Lannan (5-6) Save – Carlos Marmol (23) Yes, it was only the Washington Nationals but it was only the Chicago Cubs as well … and the Cubs hung on in the ninth for the win. Mike Quade improved […]