Saturday, June 30, 2018


The Cubs won a wild one at Wrigley today 14-9 as it was hot and the wind was blowing out.  Tyler Chatwood returned but gave up 7 runs all earned in five innings.  Every Cub batter had at least 1 hit and Jason Heyward notched his third 4 hit game this month tops on the team.  Lance Lynn will square off against Jon Lester tomorrow at 1:20 CST.

Friday, June 29, 2018


Holy cow! The Cubs returned home to Wrigley in style on Friday, coming back from 3-0 and 5-2 deficits to beat the Twins 10-6.

J-Hey, Zobrist, Schwarber, and Addy (grand slam!) homered for the North Siders.

The series continues Saturday in Chicago.

Go Cubs go!

Thursday, June 28, 2018


Hey hey! The Cubs offense exploded again on Thursday as they downed the Dodgers 11-5 to secure a split of the four-game series. Addison Russell drove in four, Anthony Rizzo drove in three, Albert Almora drove in two, and J-Hey & Javy each drove in one.

The North Siders return to the Friendly Confines on Friday as they host a weekend series with the Twins.

Go Cubs go!


It was a tough Wednesday night in LA -- down 6-2 early, the Cubs lost 7-5 despite 4 RBI from Willson Contreras.  

Chicago will go for a series split Thursday at Dodger Stadium before returning to the friendly confines of Wrigley Field on Friday.

Go Cubs go!

Wednesday, June 27, 2018


Hey hey! The Comeback Cubs overcame 1-0 and 2-1 deficits to trounce the Dodgers 9-4 in LA on Tuesday night behind a nice start from Jon Lester (5 IP, 4 K, 2 ER) and a huge night from Javy Baez (4-for-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI).

The Cubs broke it open in the top of the sixth, loading the bases after a misplay by Yasiel Puig. El Mago capitalized by cranking a grand slam to cap off the six-run inning.

The series continues Wednesday at Chavez Ravine.

Go Cubs go!

Sunday, June 24, 2018


Well, the Cubs will certainly be happy to leave Cincinnati. At least the Brewers lost on Sunday, dropping the CMN by one.

The Cubs wrap up the road trip with a four-game set against LA starting Monday.

Go Cubs go!

Saturday, June 23, 2018


The Cubs dropped the Saturday matinee in Cincy, but the Brewers lost to drop the CMN.

The series wraps up Sunday at the Great American Ball Park.

Go Cubs go!

Wednesday, June 20, 2018


Hey hey! The Cubs downed the Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday to take the series and a share of first place in the NL Central. Jon Lester had a dominant start, tossing 7 innings of scoreless ball backed by great defense. Bryzzo each added an RBI, as did Kyle with a Schwarbomb.

J-Hey went 2-for-4 and initiated an incredible 9-2 double play. Javy Baez went 3-for-4 and had an unassisted double play. That's Cub.

The Cubs head to Cincinnati Thursday to kick off a four-game series.

Go Cubs go!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018


Hey hey! The Comeback Cubs beat the Dodgers in 10 innings Tuesday night at Wrigley, overcoming a 1-0 deficit by tying the game in the 7th and scoring in the 10th to win 2-1. Mike Montgomery continued to shine in a starting role, notching his fourth consecutive quality start (6 IP, 1 ER, 5 K).

Kyle Schwarber's solo homer tied the game in the 7th, and Kris Bryant led off the 10th with a triple. LA intentionally walked Javier Baez, and Albert Almora drove in Bryant with a walk-off RBI single. That's Cub.

Montgomery's ERA as a starter this year dropped to 1.21, and the Cubs bullpen tossed four innings of shutout ball to secure the win.

The series wraps up on Wednesday at Wrigley.

Go Cubs go!


Cubs dropped the first game of the doubleheader to LA on Tuesday. Game two of the twin bill is at 7:05 p.m. Central.

Go Cubs go!

Sunday, June 17, 2018


The Brew Crew lost to the Phillies, bringing the magic number to 94, and giving the Cubs a tie for first place !

The Cubs look to sweep the Cards later tonight in St. Louis.

Saturday, June 16, 2018


Cubs take game two of the series in St. Louis, 6-3, and the Brewers drop their game.

Northsiders are now only a half game back of the Brewers for first.


Holy cow! The Cubs' bats came alive in St. Louis on Friday night as they trounced the Cards 13-5 behind a quality start from Jon Lester (6 IP, 3 K, 2 ER) and homers from Kris Bryant, Ian Happ, and Kyle Schwarber.

The North Siders put up a six-spot in the fifth to go up 11-1 and put the game out of reach. Albert Almora went 3-for-5 to raise his season average to .321, KB ended a homerless drought on a 2-for-4 night, Anthony Rizzo went 3-for-3, and Addy Russell had a 3-for-4 night. That's Cub.

The series continues Saturday at Busch Stadium.

Go Cubs go!

Monday, June 11, 2018


Holy cow! The Chicago Cubs came back to down the Brewers in extras at Miller Park on Monday night to take sole possession of first place in the NL Central!

Jose Quintana tossed a quality start (6 IP, 2 ER, 3 K), and the Cubs bullpen threw five innings of shutout ball to secure the win.

It was the kind of win that great teams cobble together. Down 1-0 and 2-1, they tied it in the 8th and slammed the door in the 11th, scoring five.

All in all, it was a great team effort: quality start, shutout ball from the bullpen, clutch hitting (5-for-9 with RISP), and 7 runs scored on a night when Bryzzo, Schwarbs, Addy, and Willy combined to go 1-for-20. 

The series continues Tuesday in Milwaukee.

Go Cubs go!

Sunday, June 10, 2018


Despite a loss on Sunday, the Cubs won their fifth series in a row this weekend. Milwaukee also lost on Sunday, keeping Chicago within a half-game of first place.

The North Siders kick off a three-game set with the Brewers at Miller Park on Monday; Jose Quintana takes the mound for the Cubs.

The series features the two best teams in the National League. 

Go Cubs go!

Saturday, June 9, 2018


Hey hey! The Cubs shut out the Pirates 2-0 at Wrigley on Sunday behind a dominant start from Jon Lester (7 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 5 K), who lowered his season ERA to 2.22. That's Cub.

The Cubs scored their two runs in the first, capitalizing on Kris Bryant reaching on a HBP and Jason Heyward's double to start the game. Both men scored, and Lester took over from there.

The Chicago bullpen continued its dominance with two innings of no-hit ball.

The series wraps up on Sunday at Wrigley before the Cubs head to Milwaukee for three against the Brewers.

Go Cubs go!

Friday, June 8, 2018


Holy cow! The Cubs downed the Bucs 3-1 at Wrigley on Friday to move into first place in the NL Central!

The top of the order continued to produce, with KB going 3-for-4 in the leadoff spot, J-Hey continuing his hot streak by going 2-for-4 batting second, and BenZo driving in two while batting 1-for-3. That’s Cub.

Mike Montgomery had another quality start filling in for the injured Yu Darvish (6 IP, 1 ER), and the bullpen tossed three innings of shutout ball to seal the win.

The series continues Saturday at Wrigley.

Go Cubs go!

Thursday, June 7, 2018


Holy cow! The Cubs held on to beat the Phillies 4-3 at Wrigley on Thursday, taking 2 out of 3 in the series and moving just a half-game back of Milwaukee for the NL Central lead.

Anthony Rizzo's tenth home run of the season set the pace for the North Siders, as he raised his season average to .253 -- up from .154 on May 1. The top of the order continued to produce for Chicago, as Albert Almora led off and went 2-for-4 to raise his average to .314 while Tommy LaStella batted second and went 1-for-2 to raise his average to .329.

The Cubs bullpen continued its dominance, throwing 4.1 innings of two-hit, one-run ball to pick up Tyler Chatwood, who lowered his season ERA to 3.86 by allowing only one earned run in 4.2 innings despite allowing seven walks.

The Pirates head to the Friendly Confines Friday to kick off a weekend series before the men in blue head north to Miller Park to face the Brewers next week.

Go Cubs go!

Wednesday, June 6, 2018


HEY HEY J-HEY! Jason Heyward's walk-off grand slam won the game for the Cubs on Wednesday night, 7-5! Heyward's blast picked up Jose Quintana, who had a nice start (5.2 IP, 10 K, 3 H, 2 ER).

J-Hey is hitting .449 this season with the bases loaded. That's Cub.

The Brewers lost to Cleveland, and the North Siders are now just one game out of first.

Go Cubs go!

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Sunday, June 3, 2018


SWEEP! The Cubs downed the Mets 2-0 on Sunday behind a quality start from Jon Lester (7 IP, 7 K, 2 H, 0 ER) and stellar baserunning. Javier Baez stole home in the 7th to break the scoreless tie, and Willson Contreras tagged and scored on a shallow fly to plate the North Siders' second run.

Randy Rosario (season ERA 0.00), Steve Cishek (1.73), and Brian Duensing (1.93) threw three innings of one-hit ball to preserve the shutout. That's Cub.

The Cubs have a much-needed day off on Monday before returning home to kick off a six-game homestand by hosting the Phillies on Tuesday.

Saturday, June 2, 2018


Hey hey! The Cubs continued their hot road trip Saturday night, downing the Mets 7-1 in extras. Mike Montgomery had another outing in place of the injured Yu Darvish, tossing a quality start (6 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 4 K) before turning it over to the bullpen. Chicago's relievers combined for 8 innings of shutout ball.

Albert Almora broke things open in the 14th with a two-run double. Ben Zobrist added another two-run double, and NL RBI leader Javy Baez capped off the scoring with a pinch-hit, two-run homer.

J-Hey had another big night, going 4-for-5 and raising his season average to .271. Zo's 2-for-6 night raised his average to .306 on the season. That's Cub.

The series concludes on Sunday at Citi Field.

Go Cubs go!


Hey hey! The Comeback Cubs continued their road trip roll on Friday night, overcoming a 2-0 deficit to beat the Mets 7-4. All seven Cub runs came in the final three innings, and Chicago pounded out 17 hits en route to the win.

Kyle Schwarber's sacrifice fly put the Cubs on the board in the 7th, and his three-run homer in the 8th put the game out of reach. Ben Zobrist, Addison Russell, Albert Almora, and Kris Bryant each had three-hit nights, and Almora's night put his batting average at fifth-best in the NL among qualifiers. That's Cub.

The series continues Saturday at Citi Field.

Go Cubs go!