Cubs split the series against Reds

The Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds duked it out in the series finale. Jon Lester started out hot, needing only 6 pitches to get through the first inning, but things quickly fell apart in the 2nd, when Lester gave up four consecutive singles, allowing two runs to score with no outs. Jose Peraza was... Continue Reading →

Cubs brings the power against Reds!

The Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds started a four game set on Monday. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana, who has been struggling as of late, struggled in the second inning, but in the end, the Cubbies bats delivered. Anthony Rizzo seemingly got out of whatever slump he was in, and delivered an RBI single in... Continue Reading →

Chicago Cubs win series against Arizona!

In stark contrast to last nights game, where the Chicago Cubs didn't get a run until the 9th, the series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks started off with a bang. The Cubs quickly got a run in the 1st, thanks to Kris Bryant scoring off a wild pitch. Another run was added in the 2nd... Continue Reading →

Chicago Cubs win series opener against D-Backs

Going into the series against the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Chicago Cubs were hoping to bounce back after dropping the series finale against the San Francisco Giants. But more importantly, they were trying to learn how to play without their ace Willson Contreras. It also was a (bad) trip down memory lane for Kyle Schwarber, as... Continue Reading →

Cubs, Giants duel in 2016 NLDS rematch

The Chicago Cubs and the San Francisco Giants met for the first time at AT&T park since game 4 of the 2016 NLDS. We know how that ended (spoiler, the Cubbies won, and proceeded to win the World Series. The Giants were hoping for some redemption after that last meeting, and The Cubs were also... Continue Reading →

The Willson Contreras Game

Willson Contreras, a name that if you heard three years ago most people wouldn't know. Fast forward to today, he was a one man wrecking crew. Just like he has been since the All-Star break. The game started with two rain delays and the Diamondbacks came out swinging first. After 5.5 innings the Cubs trailed... Continue Reading →

Cubs’ Offense Stymied in 3-0 Loss to Diamondbacks

One night after exploding for a season-high 16 runs, the Cubs were held to just three hits on Wednesday night against Arizona. Arizona's Zack Godley and Chicago's Jake Arrieta traded scoreless frames for the first five innings, with neither pitcher looking like they were ready to blink. However, the Diamondbacks were able to push two... Continue Reading →

Cubs were hoping for another repeat of last night, instead they got shut out 3-0.

Fresh off a 16-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Chicago Cubs were hoping for another repeat of last night, with the RBI's coming fast and furious. Instead, they got shut out 3-0. With Jake Arrieta pitching, and catcher Alex Avila making his Cubs debut, the duo got off to a solid start, allowing only... Continue Reading →

Cubs Break Out the Big Bats in 16-4 Rout of Diamondbacks

Heading into the All-Star Break, one of the biggest concerns for the Cubs was their lack of offensive production up and down the lineup. That concern was certainly put to rest at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night, as the Cubs trounced the NL Wild Card leading Diamondbacks 16-4. On a night where Jon Lester recorded... Continue Reading →

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