And That’s All Folks – Cubs 0, Cardinals 4

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two – Cubs 0, Cardinals 4 WP – Joe Kelly (10-5) LP – Jeff Samardzija (8-13) Save – None The Cubs ended the 2013 season with a loss to the Cardinals and finished the year with a 66-96 record after Dale Sveum’s team was shutout for the 16th time. Jeff Samardzija recorded […]

Jackson Exits Early, Cubs Lose Again in St. Louis – Cubs 2, Cardinals 6

Game One Hundred Sixty-One – Cubs 2, Cardinals 6 WP – Adam Wainwright (19-9) LP – Edwin Jackson (8-18) Save – Seth Maness (1) Edwin Jackson lasted just 2 2/3 innings, the Cubs managed only seven hits with Anthony Rizzo and Donnie Murphy driving in both runs in the ninth inning off of Edward Mujica […]

Fifty Is Not Nifty – Cubs 2, Pirates 8

Game One Hundred Fifty-Eight – Cubs 2, Pirates 8 WP – Gerrit Cole (10-7) LP – Chris Rusin (2-6) Save – None The Cubs could not string together any hits against Gerrit Cole in their final night game of the season at Wrigley Field and lost another game to the playoff bound Pirates (6-12). Gerrit […]

GGotta Make ‘Em Earn It – Cubs 5, Braves 9

Game One Hundred Fifty-Four – Cubs 5, Braves 9 WP – David Carpenter (4-1) LP – Kevin Gregg (2-5) Save – None The Cubs fought back from a 5-1 deficit in the fourth inning and tied the game at five in the seventh when Dioner Navarro launched a solo home run onto Waveland Avenue. But […]

Jason McLeod Discusses the Cubs System on The David Kaplan Show

Jason McLeod joined David Kaplan and Mark Carman during The David Kaplan Show (720 WGN) last Wednesday night to discuss several of the Cubs’ prospects and the state of the Cubs’ farm system. Jason McLeod talked about the tremendous season that Javier Baez turned in and the work he still has in front of him. […]

Cubs Frustrations Boil Over in Loss to Brewers – Cubs 1, Brewers 6

Game One Hundred Fifty – Cubs 1, Brewers 6 WP – Wily Peralta (10-15) LP – Edwin Jackson (8-16) Save – None Edwin Jackson was lifted after just four innings, had a heated exchange in the dugout with Dale Sveum and the Brewers blasted the Cubs again at Miller Park on Monday night. After playing […]

Two Big Flies and a Cubs Loss – Cubs 1, Pirates 2

Game One Hundred Forty-Eight – Cubs 1, Pirates 2 WP – Gerrit Cole (8-7) LP – James Russell (1-6) Save – Mark Melancon (15) The Pirates hit a pair of solo home runs while the Cubs struggled with runners in scoring position again and the Cubs dropped the third game of the series in Pittsburgh […]

Cubs Not Able to Locke Down the Pirates – Cubs 1, Pirates 3

Game One Hundred Forty-Six – Cubs 1, Pirates 3 WP – Jeff Locke (10-5) LP – Chris Rusin (2-4) Save – Mark Melancon (14) The Cubs offense was pretty much non-existent for the second day in a row while all three of the Pirates’ runs scored on two-out hits and the Cubs dropped the opener […]

Cubs Can’t Command a Win Over the Brewers – Cubs 3, Brewers 5

Game One Hundred Forty-One – Cubs 3, Brewers 5 WP – Johnny Hellweg (1-3) LP – Jake Arrieta (2-2) Save – Jim Henderson (23) The Brewers dominance over the Cubs continued on Saturday afternoon as Milwaukee beat the Cubs for the ninth time in 14 tries this season. Cubs’ pitching allowed only five hits, but […]

Catching Up with Cubs News and Notes Following an Off-Day

Tom Ricketts spoke with Gordon Wittenmyer on Wednesday and “promised no splashy, expensive moves to reverse four consecutive years of losing on the field and at the gate” this off-season. Ricketts told the Sun-Times that the budget he gave Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer to work with “isn’t holding back anything” that Epstein and Hoyer […]