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Posts tagged "Cubs"

Game 97 Preview--Cubs at Brewers--1:10 PM

Game 97 Preview--Cubs at Brewers--1:10 PM
The Cubs and Brewers will play the rubber match in the three game set this afternoon. The first two games featured relatively easy wins for the two sides, and there has been little drama as in each game the winning team took an early lead that never relinquished. The finale of the series features the... Read more »

Cubs Lackey Fun Tonight--Brewers 6 Cubs 1

Cubs Lackey Fun Tonight--Brewers 6 Cubs 1
The Cubs lost a game to a bad team. John Lackey did not have tonight, but I continued to be impressed with how he manages to gut through six or more innings even on off nights. He has been a big addition to the rotation and nights like tonight continue to impress me. The scoring... Read more »

Game 95 Preview--Cubs at Brewers--7:10 PM

Game 95 Preview--Cubs at Brewers--7:10 PM
The Cubs travel to Wrigley Field North for a three game weekend series. The team is riding two consecutive series wins and reinforcements have already arrived to Milwaukee. Newly acquired Mike Montgomery and Dexter Fowler have joined the team, and the new look Cubs hope to beat up on a NL Central cellar dweller. This... Read more »
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So Long Mets--Cubs 6 Mets 2

So Long Mets--Cubs 6 Mets 2
The Cubs beat the Mets and everything is right with the world again. Kyle Hendricks struck out the side to start the game, and pitched a very solid game overall. He wobbled a few times but with some great defense and some key pitches at times never faltered on the afternoon. The Cubs bats gave... Read more »

Action Jeans--Rangers 4 Cubs 1

Action Jeans--Rangers 4 Cubs 1
The Cubs could not extend the winning streak and complete the sweep of the Texas Rangers. The Cubs dropped another game against Cole Hamels, who continues to dominate at Wrigley. This certainly was another game for the Cubs are doomed in the playoffs bunch, but at the end of the day it is hard to... Read more »

Game 89 Preview--Cubs vs Rangers--1:20 PM

Game 89 Preview--Cubs vs Rangers--1:20 PM
Hello baseball. I have missed you these past few days. I am not going to lie and claim that I have not enjoyed some time off. Lets face it the last few weeks were pretty rough on all of us, and the Cubs are facing some tough teams right out of the gate. The Rangers... Read more »
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Less Than Grand--Pirates 12 Cubs 6

Less Than Grand--Pirates 12 Cubs 6
The break can’t get here soon enough. The game started off well for the Cubs as Ben Zobrist hit a two run home run in the first inning. Jon Lester walked one batter in the bottom half of the inning, but two groundballs resulted in three outs to leave the Cubs up 2-0. The theme... Read more »

Game 86 Preview--Cubs at Pirates--6:05 PM

Game 86 Preview--Cubs at Pirates--6:05 PM
Tomorrow never comes until it is too late. The Cubs wish that was true tonight as a likely weary bunch of players limp into Pittsburgh tonight. The Pirates were left for dead and buried when the Cubs last saw them on June 19th. The Cubs had a commanding 15 game lead, and there had been... Read more »

Lots of Reasons and Few Answers for Cubs Struggles

Lots of Reasons and Few Answers for Cubs Struggles
These days it seems everyone in every circle of the sports media are trying to dissect what is wrong with the Cubs. There is truly a plethora of reasons why the wheels have come off the once humming blue sports car. We all know some of the issues too well by now. The Cubs are... Read more »
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Weird Baseball Is Only Fun If You Win--Braves 4 Cubs 3 (11)

Weird Baseball Is Only Fun If You Win--Braves 4 Cubs 3 (11)
In the preview I talked about the nightmare situation for the Cubs with a length rain delay to start the game. I didn’t think to add that having to playing an extra inning game would make it a taking an exam you didn’t study for, naked, while falling off a cliff level nightmare for the... Read more »