It seems like the Chicago Cubs can do nothing right. Despite a solid pitching performance from Jeff Samardzija, the Cubs failed to solve Clayton Richard and managed just five hits in a 2-0 loss to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
Now that the non-waiver trading deadline has passed, one thing is certain for the Chicago Cubs: The final two months of the season are going to seem interminably long.
Chris Volstad will look to improve on his 0-7, 7.94 ERA this year on Saturday against the Dodgers.
Ryan Dempster’s trip to Arlington, Texas has opened doors and spots in the Cubs rotation this weekend and early next week.
Jeff Samardzija looked up to the task on Wednesday night, battling without his best stuff as the Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 in a rain-shortened game.
It was the Ozzie Guillen, Carlos Zambrano, and Mark Buehrle show before the Cubs/Marlins game tonight at Wrigley Field, and the sweaty-hot, filled to capacity Marlin dugout wasn’t my assignment.
Daniel Murphy homered twice, Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and David Wright drove in five runs to lead the New York Mets to a 17-1 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Jeff Samardzija thought he pitched well enough to win. Except for two pitches, he probably would have.
Alfonso Soriano homered, Jeff Samardzija struck out eight in seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 Tuesday.
We’ve seen many different looks of Jeff Samardzija.
Not everybody grasps the concept of “fun bad.” You know, when your team is so dreadful you just throw your hands in the air and embrace the train wreck with laughter.
J.D. Martinez had three hits and three RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-1 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night to complete the series three-game sweep and give Chicago its longest losing streak in more than a decade.
Just 24 hours after taking a 90 miles per hour pitch to the face, Paul Konerko talked about how he was doing, “I feel good but obviously I have a black eye and it’s really swollen, said the Sox 1st baseman. “It’s just a matter of getting the swelling down but fortunately there was no fractures or any other damage”.
The first baseman says he hopes to play Tuesday when the White Sox meet Minnesota.
Speaking like a man who realized he was starting to do more harm than good, Wood admitted he had been putting his fellow relievers in difficult situations with his ineffectiveness.
Gordon Beckham hit a tie-breaking home run in the eighth inning Friday and the Chicago White Sox overcame the loss of star Paul Konerko to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2.
For the first time in more than a year, the Chicago Cubs finally won a game in Milwaukee.
Bryan LaHair and Ian Stewart hit solo homers – a major outburst for the power-challenged Chicago Cubs – and Jeff Samardzija pitched into the eighth inning on Wednesday night for a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
Greg Dobbs hit a two-run double and the Miami Marlins’ strong bullpen finished off a three-game sweep of the Cubs with a 5-3 win Thursday that sent Chicago to its fifth straight loss.
It’s safe to say this hasn’t been the start to the season Cubs fans were hoping to see from veteran reliever Kerry Wood.