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Two in a row -- Cubs 8, Cardinals 6

The Chicago Cubs clinched something on Saturday night, and that was the series win versus the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs hit four home runs in the 8-6 victory. Kyle Schwarber gave the Cubs an early 1-0 lead with a two-out solo home run off of Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright. Ian Happ followed with a... Read more »

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/24-9/26)

Cubs @ Pirates Series Preview: (9/24-9/26)
A disastrous six-game losing streak has basically ended the Cubs season. Chicago maintains an incredibly thin strand of playoff hope, but barring a miracle, the season will end Sunday. It appears highly likely Joe Maddon is managing his final week of games for the Cubs. The strengths of Maddon as a manager that were so... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 9/20

Cubs Game Post 9/20
Series preview is here. Watch/Listen Friday: 1:20 PM CT on MLB Network/ABC-7/670AM Lineups Cardinals 1. Dexter Fowler (S) RF 2. Tommy Edman (S) 2B 3. Paul Goldschmidt (R) 1B 4. Marcell Ozuna (R) LF 5. Matt Carpenter (L) 3B 6. Yadier Molina (R) C 7. Paul DeJong (R) SS 8. Harrison Bader (R) CF 9.... Read more »
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Better Late Than Never--Cubs 8 Reds 2

Better Late Than Never--Cubs 8 Reds 2
Baseball just doesn’t make sense. A team that has struggled to find any consistency on offense all season. Scratch that. A team that has struggled to find any consistency period has now won five games straight while losing two of their best position players for the rest of the regular season. The five game winning... Read more »

Game Post 9/11

Game Post 9/11
Series preview can be found here. Watch/Listen Wednesday: 9:10 PM CT on WLS/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Tony Kemp (L) 2B 2. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 3. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 6. Willson Contreras (R) C 7. Jason Heyward (L) CF 8. Nico Hoerner (R) SS 9. Cole Hamels (L) P Padres 1. Manuel Margot (R) CF 2. Nick Martini (L) LF 3. Manny Machado (R) 3B 4. Wil Myers (R) RF 5. Ty France (R) 2B 6. Seth Mejias-Brean (R) 1B 7.... Read more »

Cubs at Padres Series Preview (9/9-9/12)

Cubs at Padres Series Preview (9/9-9/12)
The walking wounded that is the Chicago Cubs try to stop their three game road losing streak on the West Coast tonight. The Cubs are now without Craig Kimbrel, Javier Baez, Addison Russell, and a partridge in a pear tree. Kris Bryant has received a cortisone injection in his knee and sits for at least... Read more »
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A Loss -- Brewers 7, Cubs 1

The Chicago Cubs were held to just three hits in the 7-1 loss versus the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Cubs starter Cole Hamels had a rough outing, lasting only 3.1 innings. Nick Castellanos was the only Cub to get a hit off of Brewers starter Zach Davies in the first inning with a two-out... Read more »

Cold Brew - Brewers 2, Cubs 0

Cold Brew - Brewers 2, Cubs 0
Saturday was just one of those games for the Cubs. Tons of hard contact against the Brewers, but pretty much every ball found a glove. The result was a shutout loss for the home team. Milwaukee would get all the runs they needed against Cole Hamels in the top of the 1st inning. Ben Gamel... Read more »

Cubs Game Post 8/31

Cubs Game Post 8/31
Series Preview can be found here. Watch/Listen Saturday: 1:20 PM CT on NBC Sports Chicago/670AM Lineups Cubs 1. Jason Heyward (L) CF 2. Nicholas Castellanos (R) RF 3. Kris Bryant (R) 3B 4. Anthony Rizzo (L) 1B 5. Javier Baez (R) SS 6. Kyle Schwarber (L) LF 7. Victor Caratini (S) C 8. Addison Russell (R) 2B 9. Cole Hamels (L) P Brewers 1. Ben Gamel (L) LF 2. Hernan Perez (R) 2B 3. Christian Yelich (L) RF... Read more »
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Brewers vs. Cubs Series Preview (8/30-9/1)

Brewers vs. Cubs Series Preview (8/30-9/1)
The Cubs head back home after completing a perfect road trip. Sure it was just three games, but the Cubs road woe issues can finally be put to rest after beating three very talented pitchers away from the Friendly Confines. Two of those three starters had been throwing the ball very well heading into their... Read more »