Cubs Clinch NL Best Record with Nationals Loss, Surpass Last Year’s Win Total as Arrieta Rounds into Playoff Form

Photo Source Frederick Krauss, Ph.D. They always say that good things happen in threes and yesterday was a perfect example of that. First, Jake Arrieta looked like he righted himself in time for the playoffs; next, Cubs won their 98th game of the season, which surpassed last year’s total; and, last, the Washington Nationals lost

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Cubs Drop Series to Brewers as they Prep for Playoffs, Three things they Need to Know in Remaining Games

Photo Source Frederick Krauss, Ph.D. After clinching the National League Central Division, manager Joe Maddon began the process of resting his starters. As a result, the Cubs, after winning an exciting Friday game on a walk-off, ended up dropping two more games to the Brewers over the weekend to lose the series 3-1. Despite the

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Despite Loss Cubs Capture 2016 NL Central Division

Photo Source Frederick Krauss, Ph.D. It wasn't the way they wanted, but they'll take it just the same. The fans were buzzing with excitement at Wrigley Field waiting for a Cubs victory over the Milwaukee Brewers to touch off a National League Central Division crowning celebration of epic proportions. Unfortunately, the Brewers decided to play

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Cubs Clinch Playoff Spot off the Bat of Rizzo and Arm of Lester, Seek to Capture NL Central Crown Tonight at Wrigley

Photo Source Frederick Krauss, Ph.D. The Cubs went into St. Louis and took care of business. They took two games of their series with the Cardinals and in the process clinched at least a playoff spot and lowered their magic number for their first division crown since 2008 to one. Jon Lester and Anthony Rizzo

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Cubs First to Reach 90 Wins as Lester Makes His Own Cy Young Statement, Lackey Goes for Win Number 10

Photo Source Frederick Krauss, Ph.D. The Cubs (90-40) are running out of statements to make as the regular season comes to an end. Anyone that pays the least bit of attention to the game knows that the Cubs pitch and hit well, play exceptional defense, and make every game count. They look playoff ready and

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Hendricks Once Again Shines as Strong Pitching and Late Inning Runs Lead to 7-2 Win over Brewers

Photo Source Frederick Krauss, Ph.D. Kyle Hendricks put in another Cy Young worthy performance as he held the Milwaukee Brewers (60-77) to just one run on five hits over six innings in the Cubs (89-48) 7-2 win on Monday afternoon. The Cubs needed a strong performance from Hendricks after using seven relievers in Sunday’s game

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Cubs Take 3 out of 4 from Giants with Extra-innings Finale Win, Head to Milwaukee Next

Photo Source Frederick Krauss, Ph.D. The Cubs seemingly can put themselves on cruise control and slide into the top spot in the National League come playoff time. However, their four-game series with the San Francisco Giants showed that they are going to grind out every last game no matter what. The Cubs dropped Saturday’s game

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