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Delayed Cubs Recap Blues--Cardinals 2 Cubs 1

Delayed Cubs Recap Blues--Cardinals 2 Cubs 1
It is hard to find the motivation to describe this one. It was a loss that is eveyr bit as painful as the scoreline indicates. The Cubs lost total control over their fate. I suppose that isn’t completely true because they do still control their fate, but the possibility of the nightmare scenario of a... Read more »

Game Post 9/29

Game Post 9/29
Watch/Listen Saturday: 12:05 pm CT on FOX/670AM Lineups Cardinals 1. Matt Carpenter (L) 1B 2. Jose Martinez (R) RF 3. Paul DeJong (R) SS 4. Marcell Ozuna (R) LF 5. Yadier Molina (R) C 6. Jedd Gyorko (R) 3B 7. Harrison Bader (R) CF 8. Yairo Munoz (R) 2B 9. Miles Mikolas (R) P Cubs... Read more »

Why Him--Pirates 5 Cubs 1

Why Him--Pirates 5 Cubs 1
The Cubs lost a baseball game. It may result in the Cubs being up a mere game and a half by the end of the night. However, I find myself mostly frustrated by Francisco Cervelli transformation into Johnny Bench any time he visits the friendly confines. It is becoming so bad that I honestly think... Read more »
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No Magic Left in the Desert--Diamondbacks 9 Cubs 0

The Cubs did fans a favor by allowing most to turn in at a reasonable hour. Cole Hamels was due for a rough outing and it coming in game 30 scheduled for 30 straight. The Diamondbacks jumped out to an early lead. Jon Jay bounced a groundball back up the middle to start the Arizona... Read more »

Game Post 9/19

Game Post 9/19
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 8:40 pm CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Albert Almora Jr. (R) CF 2. Kris Bryant (R) LF 3. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 4. Javier Baez (R) 2B 5. Ben Zobrist (S) RF 6. Willson Contreras (R) C 7. David Bote (R) 3B 8. Cole Hamels (L)... Read more »

Cubs at Diamondbacks Series Preview (9/17-9/19)

Cubs at Diamondbacks Series Preview (9/17-9/19)
The Cubs travel out west for their final venture outside of the Chicago city limits. The Cubs find themselves clinging to a slim lead for the division title. The club also finds themselves running on fumes, but with a series win against the Reds actually extended their advantage by a game. The baseball truism of... Read more »
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The Tight Rope--Cubs 3 Reds 2

The Tight Rope--Cubs 3 Reds 2
An exhausted and fatigued Chicago Cubs team did battle with the cellar dwelling Cincinnati Reds, and it showed early on. Matt Harvey and Cole Hamels each made it through three innings without surrendering a run. The Cubs managed a two out hit in each inning against Harvey, but the big hit eluded the Cubs offense... Read more »

Blame It on the Rain - Nationals 6, Cubs 5

Rookie Jefry Rodriguez started on the mound for the Nationals in game two. Anthony Rizo was the only man to reach base for the Cubs after a hit by pitch but no runs were recorded. Albert Almora Jr and Kris Bryant recorded the first two outs with flyouts prior to the hit by pitch, and... Read more »

Ump show blues - Brewers 4, Cubs 3

Cubs starter Cole Hamels had a decent start on Monday, but the Cubs were not able to get the W in a frustrating loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. The Cubs got on the board first with Javier Báez scoring from first with some magnificent baserunning on a single from Anthony Rizzo off of Brewers starter... Read more »
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Game Post 8/28

Game Post 8/28
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Tuesday: 7:05 pm CT on WGN/670AM Lineups Mets 1. Amed Rosario (R) SS 2. Jeff McNeil (L) 2B 3. Austin Jackson (R) CF 4. Michael Conforto (L) LF 5. Todd Frazier (R) 3B 6. Jay Bruce (L) 1B 7. Kevin Plawecki (R) C 8. Brandon Nimmo (L) RF 9. Jacob... Read more »