Enhanced Box Scores


Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 12, Cubs 2 – April 22, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Dodgers 12, Cubs 2 – April 22, 2011

Maybe it’s ignorant, but I’d much rather the Cubs lose a blowout than a close one. The Cubs weren’t going to do anything offensively today against Billingsley, so why not[Read More…]

by April 22, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Padres 5, Cubs 4 – April 20, 2011 Game Two

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 5, Cubs 4 – April 20, 2011 Game Two

The fact that the Cubs came into the game conceding a loss does not soften the blow. Indeed, it only serves to make me more frustrated – had the Cubs[Read More…]

by April 21, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 1, Cubs 2 – April 20, 2011 Game One

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 1, Cubs 2 – April 20, 2011 Game One

Oh the things I was ready to write about this game. But now, I get to do the overreactions in the other direction: I take back everything I ever said[Read More…]

by April 20, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Padres 0, Cubs 1 – April 18, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Padres 0, Cubs 1 – April 18, 2011

Whew. When was the last time the Cubs won a 1-0 game in extra innings? With the auto-loss going tomorrow (seriously, the Cubs don’t have a minor league starter they[Read More…]

by April 19, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 9 – April 17, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Rockies 9 – April 17, 2011

The Cubs won’t get too many chances like today: the team’s “ace” going against a call-up, emergency starter, and facing the best team in the league with a chance to[Read More…]

by April 17, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Rockies 3 – April 16, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 8, Rockies 3 – April 16, 2011

I know what you’re thinking. Surely Ace is going to highlight Koyie Hill’s hit (OMG LOL!). But no. This was too solid of a win to be sullied by pointing[Read More…]

by April 17, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Rockies 6 – April 15, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Rockies 6 – April 15, 2011

Sure, the offense didn’t show up, so it wouldn’t have mattered, and I know it’s just three starts, but…

by April 16, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Astros 5 – April 13, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 9, Astros 5 – April 13, 2011

Well, the Cubs did what they do – score a lot early, and then do nothing for a long time; starting pitcher starts off looking good and then falls apart[Read More…]

by April 14, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Astros 11 – April 12, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 2, Astros 11 – April 12, 2011

Well, that was just a fluky game you’ve got to chalk up to “who could have possibly predicted such a disaster?” Right? Oh. Wait. Although he was horrible, I actually[Read More…]

by April 13, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Astros 4 – April 11, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Astros 4 – April 11, 2011

The Cubs once again did that whole score-early-and-often-then-completely-shut-down thing, but fortunately, they scored enough early to hold on through several heart attacks. Ryan Dempster got his first win, but, what[Read More…]

by April 12, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 6 – April 10, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 5, Brewers 6 – April 10, 2011

So, who feels like punching a dolphin? Make no mistake, the Cubs were supposed to lose this game. But the Cubs weren’t supposed to score four off Yovani Gallardo in[Read More…]

by April 10, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Brewers 6 – April 9, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 0, Brewers 6 – April 9, 2011

Ugly game for the Rays cum Cubs, and just about every other Cub, too. Raise your hand if you got sick of seeing two-strike RBI doubles? That’s what I thought.

by April 10, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Brewers 4 – April 8, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 7, Brewers 4 – April 8, 2011

Carlos Zambrano wasn’t particularly sharp, but, thankfully, Randy Wolf was even less sharp. And I thought this prior to his breakout performance, but isn’t it time to see Jeff Baker[Read More…]

by April 9, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 4 – April 6, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 6, Cubs 4 – April 6, 2011

You can never count on a sweep of even the crappiest of teams, but with the Cubs’ “ace” going today, you had to feel like a sweep was a distinct[Read More…]

by April 6, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores
Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 6 – April 5, 2011

Enhanced Box Score: Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 6 – April 5, 2011

And with that, the Chicago Cubs are over .500 for the first time since 2009. The offense was adequate today and the starting pitching was superb (hopefully Cashner’s shoulder issue[Read More…]

by April 5, 2011 Enhanced Box Scores