Kosuke Fukudome's debut with the Chicago Cubs was quite a day as he goes 3 for 3, doubles on the first pitch he see's in the major leagues and hits a 3-run home run off Brewers closer, Eric Gagne to tie the game in the ninth inning. Unfortunately, the Cubs do lose the game in 10 innings, 4-3.
Len Kasper and Bob Brenly call of Fukudome's dramatic home run.
Ryne Sandberg hits his 30th home run of the season to become the first second baseman in MLB history to hit 30 home runs in consecutive seasons. Cubs defeat Astros 5-2 in Houston
August 28, 1950
Hank Sauer hits 3 home runs as Cubs defeat the Phillies 7-5
August 28, 1946
Cubs 4 Dodgers 3 after 2-run 9th inning rally. Marv Rickert RBI double to tie game & Lou Stringer's RBI walkoff double to win it.
August 28, 1997
Sammy Sosa homers in the bottom of 8th inning to tie Marlins 3-3. In the 10th inning, Shawon Dunston's walk-off RBI single drives in Mark Grace for a 4-3 Cubs victory over the Marlins at Wrigley Field.
Happy birthday to Henry Blanco, 2016 Chicago Cubs World Series Champion (quality assurance coach)
August 29, 1918
At Weeghman Park, the Cubs clinched the NL pennant to advance to the World Series with a doubleheader sweep over the Reds. In game 1, Cubs pitcher lefty Tyler won his 18th game of the year pitching a 5-hit, complete game shutout in the Cubs 1-0 victory.
Cubs win 2nd game of doubleheader 6-4
August 29, 2002
One of the more memorable Cubs games I attended. In Milwaukee, Mark Bellhorn became just the 2nd player in MLB history to hit 2 home runs, one from each side of the plate in the same inning. Carlos Baerga is the only other MLB player to do this.
August 29, 1964
Cubs 4 Mets 3, 10 innings
Ellis Burton's walk-off RBI single in 10th inning helps Cubs defeat Mets 4 to 3 at Wrigley Field.
August 29, 1942
Cubs defeat Dodgers 4-3 with 2-run ninth inning rally, Jimmie Foxx's SF ties game & Stan Hack wins it with a walk-off RBI single.
August 29, 1989
Astros take a 9-0 lead over Cubs early, but Cubs come back to tie game & Dwight Smith completes the comeback with a walk-off RBI single. Lloyd Mcclendon has 3 hits, 3 RBI and a HR.
August 29, 2016, 13 innings
Jorge Soler's 9th inning HR sends game into extra innings and Cubs come back in 13th inning to score 2 to win it on Miguel Montero's walk-off RBI single.
August 30, 2015
Jake Arrieta pitches the first Cubs no-hitter since Carlos Zambrano in 2008.
It is Arrieta's first no-hitter (he'll get his 2nd in 2016). Arrieta allows just 2 base runners, one on an error by Starlin Castro and the other a walk to Jimmy Rollins. He strikes out 12 Dodger hitters including striking out the side in the 9th inning to close out the no-hitter.
Cubs defeat the Dodgers 2-0 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
August 30, 1945
Cubs great, Stan Hack gets the 2,000 hit of his major league career at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh. The Pirates defeat the Cubs 6-4
the birthday of Cubs great and Hall of Famer, Kiki Cuyler. Cuyler had many great years with both the Cubs and Pirates. His Cubs career was from 1928 to 1935.
His best year with the Cubs was probably 1930, when he batted .355 with a .428 OBP & .547 slugging % and led the NL in stolen bases with 37. He had 155 runs scored, 228 hits, 50 doubles, 17 triples, 13 home runs & 134 RBI
the birthday of Cubs pitching great, Claude Passeau. Passeau spent 9 years with the Cubs (1939 to 1947)and had a 124-94 record with the team. He was a 4-time all-star with the Cubs and pitched one of the greatest games in Cubs history when he shut out the Tigers on just 1 hit in Game 3 of the 1945 World Series. The victory gave the Cubs a 2 games to 1 series lead
August 30, 1968
Ron Santo hits 2 home runs and drives in all 5 Cubs run as Cubs defeat Astros 5-3 at Wrigley Field
August 30, 1992
In just his 3rd MLB start, Jim Bullinger pitches a 1-hitter as Cubs defeat Pirates 3-1 at Wrigley Field
August 30, 1993
After going 0 for 5 on the day with 2 strikeouts, Rick Wilkens sends Cubs fans home happy with an 11th inning, walk-off Grand Slam as Cubs defeat the Giants 10-6
August 30, 1930
At Wrigley Field, the Cubs demolish the Cardinals 16-4. Hack Wilson goes 3 for 3 with 2 home runs and 6 RBI
August 30, 1956
Cubs 4 Dodgers 3, 11 innings
Don Hoak hits the walk-off RBI single as Cubs defeat the Dodgers at Wrigley Field.
August 30, 1960
Ernie Banks walk-of HR in 9th inning defeats Reds 5-4 at Wrigley Field.
August 30, 1993, 11 innings.
Rick Wilkens walk-off grand slam gives Cubs a 10-6 victory over the Phillies in 11 innings at Wrigley Field.
August 30, 2001
Cubs overcome a 4-0 early deficit and come back to defeat the Marlins 5-4. Bill Mueller hits a walk-off HR in the 9th inning for the victory.
August 30, 2012
Cubs 12 Brewers 11
A high scoring game between the Brewers and Cubs at Wrigley Field. Cubs trail Brewers 9-3 into bottom of the 6th inning. Cubs score 6 runs to tie the game 9-9. Trailing 11-9 into the bottom of the 9th inning, 5 straight Cubs reach base. Starlin Castro drives in David Dejesus to cut the lead to 11-10. Anthony Rizzo doubles home Luis Valbuena and Alfonso Soriano's walkoff RBI single is the game winner.
Starlin Castro goes 2 for 5 with a triple, a walk, 3 runs scored and 2 RBI in the game.
August 31, 1948
Hank Borowy faces the minimum 27 batters as he gives up just one hit, a single to Gene Hermanski in the 2nd inning. Hermanski was thrown out trying to steal second base.
August 31, 1960
Bob Will hits a walk-off home run as Cubs defeat the Braves 5-4 at Wrigley Field
August 31, 1963
At Wrigley Field, the Houston Colt 45's take a 5-1 lead into the ninth inning and the Cubs have just one runner on first with 2 outs before they explode and score 5 runs to win the game 6-5. Ellis Burton hits a walk-off Grand Slam for the Cubs victory
August 31, 1960 game 1
Don Zimmer's 9th inning home run ties game. Bob Will's 10th inning home run wins it for Cubs 5-4 at Wrigley Field.
August 31, 1963
Cubs trail 5-1 with 2 outs in 9th when Andre Rodgers RBI single makes it 5-2 and Ellis Burton wins it for Cubs with a walk-off grand slam. Cubs defeat the Houston Colts 6-5.
August 31, 1967
Cubs defeat the Mets 2-1 in 11 innings as Al Spangler drives in Fergie Jenkins (pinch running for Ernie Banks) with a walk-off RBI single at Wrigley Field.
August 31, 1980
Cubs defeat Astros 8-7, scoring 5 runs in the final 2 innings. Dave Kingman drives in 2 in the 8th inning. RBI singles by Cliff Johnson,
Larry Biittner & Tim Blackwell (walk-off) give Cubs an exciting come from behind victory.
August 31, 1985
Cubs defeat the Braves 5-4 in 11 innings. Ron Cey gets the walk-off RBI single as a pinch hitter with the bases loaded.
August 31, 1971, game 1, 10th inning
Don Kessinger walk-off RBI single is his 5th hit of the game. Cubs defeat the Expos 7-6 at Wrigley Field.
August 31, 1990
Cubs trail Reds 4-3 into the 9th inning, but score 2 to win it. Luis Salazar ties it with RBI single and Joe Girardi wins it with the walk-off RBI single.
August 31, 1975 game 2 (walk-off)
Cubs 9 Braves 8 in 10 innings.
Jose Cardenal 4 hits.
In game 2 of a doubleheader, Bill Madlock scores the game tying run when Jerry Morales drives in Madlock and Jose Cardenal to tie the game 8-8. In the bottom of
the 10th inning, Madlock is walked intentionally in front of Jose Cardenal who wins the game with a walk-off single.