Cubs History
June 5


June 5, 2016
Jake Arrieta and the Cubs lose to the Diamondbacks 3-2.  The loss ends Arrieta's consecutive win streak at 20.  Since 1913, only Carl Hubbell (24), Roy Face (22), and Roger Clemens (20) have matched this streak. 

Cubs History-June 5



June 5, 1916
Heine Zimmerman steals home for the only run of the game as the Cubs defeat the Braves 1-0 in Boston.  Gene Packard pitches the shutout for the Cubs. 
 
June 5, 1942
The Brooklyn Dodgers defeat the Cubs in the 1st game of a doubleheader.  In game 2, Phil Cavaretta drives in 3 of the Cubs 4 runs.  Stan Hack scores 3 of the Cubs 4 runs.  Hi Bithorn comes into the game in relief and pitches 3 scoreless and hitless innings, striking out 5 Dodgers.  Phil Cavaretta gets the walk-off double, scoring Stan Hack as the Cubs split this doubleheader
   
June 5, 1978
Ivan Dejesus hits a walk-off RBI single in the 9th inning as Cubs defeat the Astros 2-1 at Wrigley Field.
    
June 5, 1996
Sammy Sosa hits 3 HR's with 5 RBI as #Cubs defeat Phillies 9-6 at Wrigley Field. 
 
June 5, 1998
Brant Brown hits a walk-off home run as #Cubs defeat White Sox 6-5 at Wrigley Field. 
  
June 5, 2000
Cubs and Diamondbacks go into extra innings tied 1-1.  After the Dbacks score 2 in the top of the 10th, the Cubs come back and score 3 to win it 4-3.  Jeff Reed's 2-out, 2-run double scoring both Sammy Sosa & Eric Young is the walk-off winner for the Cubs. 
  
June 5, 2001   
Matt Stairs & Rondell White hit back to back home runs in a 4-run 6th inning and Julio Zuleta's pinch-hit grand slam in the 7th inning gives the Cubs a 12-6 win over the Cubs at Wrigley Field. 

June 5, 2001
Cubs select Mark Prior with the 2nd overall pick in the MLB draft.
 
June 5, 2005 
Carlos Zambrano and 2 Cubs relievers combine on a 5-hit shutout for a 4-0 Cubs win over the Padres at Petco Park.   

June 5, 2006
The Astro's Preston Wilson breaks up Carlos Zambrano's no-hitter in 8th
inning as Cubs defeat Astros 8-0 at Minute Maid Park 

June 5, 2012
At Miller Park, Alfonso Soriano, Bryan LaHair & Jeff Baker homer for the Cubs and Ryan Dempster and 2 Cubs relivers combine on a 5-hit shutout as the Cubs defeat the Brewer 10-0. 
  
June 5, 2014
Kyle Schwarber was drafted by the Cubs in the first round (4th overall selection)
 
June 5, 2016
Jake Arrieta and the #Cubs lose to the Diamondbacks 3-2.  The loss ends Arrieta's consecutive win streak at 20.  Since 1913, only Carl Hubbell (24), Roy Face (22), and Roger Clemens (20) have matched this streak.    


June 5, 2017
Cubs defeat the Marlins and ex-Cub, Dan Straily 3-1.  Kris Bryant & Albert Almora homer for the Cubs.  Eddie Butler & Mike Montgomery combine on a 6-hitter. 

June 5, 2019
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs defeat the Rockies 9-8.  David Bote goes 4 for 4 with 7 RBI, on a 3-run HR, 3-run double and RBI single.